Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Night Eyes
Night Eyes

Night Eyes is back. Prepare for the lights, fun, costume characters and, of course, the candy. Capacity is limited, purchase tickets now.

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Night Eyes Volunteers
Volunteer at Night Eyes

Volunteer at Night Eyes, Iowa’s Merry not Scary Halloween event!

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Halloween Zoo Brew
Halloween Zoo Brew

Lions and tigers and BOOze, oh my! For those 21 and older, grab your best costume and come celebrate Halloween at the Zoo.

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Two Rydables with giraffe on boardwalk
Rydables

Introducing a new way to enjoy Blank Park Zoo - Rydables

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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 350 that are sure to wow your guests.

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Adopt-an-Animal
Adopt an Animal

Become the proud parent of one of 26 Blank Park Zoo animals participating in the Adopt an Animal program.

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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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What it Takes

The mission of Blank Park Zoo is to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research, and recreation. What does that mean? WHAT DOES IT TAKE to run your Zoo?

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Member Events

Having a Blank Park Zoo Membership allows for fun filled year of member events.

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AZA SAFE

AZA SAFE

AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction focuses the collective expertise within accredited zoos and aquariums to save species. MORE ›

Membership

Membership

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

Zoo Blog

Zoo Blog
Tiger cubs…it’s complicated. Luka and Misha have been determined to be a good match for breeding by the AZA Species Survival Plan but it&...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:

42°

Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:

Monday: Sunny, High: 78

Tuesday: Sunny, High: 74

Current Conditions:

42°

Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:

Monday: Sunny, High: 78

Tuesday: Sunny, High: 74

Zoo Events & News

Oct
21
See Night Eyes details

Night Eyes

Ready for one of Central Iowa's sweetest family traditions? Roam through enchanted lighting displays, a merry-not-scary treat safari, and enjoy live entertainment and games, all...     MORE ›
Oct
29
See Halloween Zoo Brew details

Halloween Zoo Brew

Halloween Zoo Brew returns this fall for those 21 and over!     MORE ›
Nov
08
See Storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda - November details

Storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda - November

Join Ruby the Reading Red Panda each month for a special storytime.     MORE ›
Dec
03
See Holiday Zoo Brew details

Holiday Zoo Brew

Holiday Zoo Brew returns this holiday season for those 21 and over!     MORE ›
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