Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate Mother's Day with a special brunch at the Zoo and food prepared by Johnny's Italian Steakhouse.

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2016 Zoo Brew

Are you ready for Zoo Brew this summer? Check out the themes and bands for this season.

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Summer Safari Summer Camps

Summer Safari

Summer Camps at Blank Park Zoo for age three through grade seven. Sign up now available. 

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Your next birthday party should be unique, wild and fun. Have your party at Iowa's Wildest Adventure... the Blank Park Zoo. 

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Plant.Grow.Fly.

Plant.Grow.Fly.

Did you know that more than one-third of our food supply depends on pollinators? Learn how you can protect pollinators in your own backyard.

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Weddings at Blank Park Zoo

Weddings at the Zoo

Looking for a unique location to host your big day? Blank Park Zoo offers several venue spaces for groups of five to 500 that are sure to wow your guests.

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Adopt-an-Animal

Adopt an Animal

Become the proud parent of one of 16 Blank Park Zoo animals participating in the Adopt an Animal program.

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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save $2.

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Events

Events

Blank Park Zoo has many events that will appeal to just about everyone. From family friendly events like Adventure Days and Night Eyes to Zoo Brew for adults, find out about the fun special events the Zoo offers. More ›

Membership

Membership

Receive free, unlimited admission to explore and enjoy the Zoo for one year. More ›

Zoo Blog

Zoo Blog
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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
50°

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Sunday: Rain Showers Likely, High: 54

Monday: Partly Sunny, High: 64

Current Conditions:
50°

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Sunday: Rain Showers Likely, High: 54

Monday: Partly Sunny, High: 64

Zoo Events & News

May
23

Gators on the Green

Blank Park Zoo continues its mission to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education and recreation with our 4th annual Gators on the Green fundraising event! Driven by our Zoo Ambassadors, this tournament is sure to be on par with the best events in town!MORE ›

June
1

Zoo Brew

For those 21 & over, Blank Park Zoo comes to life after hours every Wednesday in the summer.  This popular event features a variety of live music, themes and brews while guests enjoy the animals of the Zoo. The middle of the week is now something to celebrate!MORE ›

June
10

Zoobilation

Travel around the world! Whether you enjoy the Zoo for the animals, education, conservation, or all of its aspects, this event will allow you to support your favorite features all while enjoying food, cocktails and fun entertainment. We invite you to explore the Zoo during our annual gala this June!MORE ›

July
23

Adventure Days Festival

Join us for this new twist on Adventure Days! The Zoo will be celebrating Holiday in July with activities for all ages. Catch a live show, create a masterpiece in the arts & crafts marketplace, and chat with animal keepers – plus more! MORE ›

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