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November 2019


Women in Conservation Leadership Reception

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening with Denver Zoo and National Wildlife Federation to celebrate the positive impact women make in the environment! Hear stories from a diverse, dynamic group of women, on how they redefine and expand the field of conservation. ...


National Bison Day

Friday, November 8, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate National Bison Day at Denver Zoo! Discover the important role bison play in ecosystems and communities throughout the region, and what you can do to help promote bison conservation. Join us for a day of activities, including an art show ...

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*Included in general admission

Black Friday Deals at Denver Zoo

Friday-Monday November 29 - December 2, 2019
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.

It’s science: the happiness we get from experience gifts, like a trip to Denver Zoo, is more intense and lasts longer than the thrill we get from material goods. This year, spend your Black Friday bucks on lifelong memories—and score some ...


Zoo Lights: Illuminated with Life

November 29-December 30 Evening
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For 29 years, Zoo Lights, presented by Your Hometown Toyota Stores, has been transforming Denver Zoo into Colorado’s WILDEST winter wonderland. And this year, we’re Illuminated with Life—from a spectrum of luminous new experiences to all kinds ...

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Closed on Christmas, December 25.

Bunk with the Beasts: Wild Lights, Wild Winter

Saturday-Sunday November 30 - December 1, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Kick-off the holiday season with a special Zoo Lights “Bunk with the Beasts” overnight! Together, you and your family will enjoy dinner, hot cocoa and crafts and a variety of activities that explore how animals survive even the coldest ...

December 2019


Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 7 and 14
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Of all the meals Santa Claus enjoys around the world this time of year, this MUST be his favorite. Make priceless memories for your little ones over a hearty breakfast, up-close and personal with the one-and-only St. Nick. Capture the moment on ...


Bunk with the Beasts: Zoo Year’s Eve

December 31, 2019 - January 1, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Children are invited to celebrate Near Year’s Eve with a sleepover at a Denver Zoo Bunk with the Beasts adventure! They will explore Zoo Lights, learn about animals and celebrate the New Year in a safe and fun environment. Parents can enjoy a ...

February 2020


Bunk with the Beasts: Valentine’s Day

Friday-Saturday February 14 - 15, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 a.m.

I Love the Zoo (Valentine’s Day) Children are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sleepover at a Denver Zoo Bunk with the Beasts adventure! From peacocks to primates and pachyderms, participants will visit some of the Zoo’s most ...

March 2020


CANCELLED: Ultimate Spring Break

Saturday-Sunday March 14 - April 5, 2020
All day event

Everybody needs a little break…even wild animals! For Spring Break this year, we’ll be showcasing the many ways our world-class Animal Care team works to enrich the lives of our animal residents. We’ll be highlighting the enrichment items ...

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*Included in general admission

April 2020


Postponed: Great Divide Glass Release

All day event

Event postponed due to the closure of Great Divide taprooms. Event details will be updated as soon as possible. Event details (date TBD): Visit either Great Divide’s Ballpark Tap Room or the RiNo Barrel Bar and pick up a “New” limited-edition ...

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