Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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June 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band The Snacks! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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June 26, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Abby Normal! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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June 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Zoo is staying open late! Bring the whole family out to Blank Park Zoo Friday night for fun summer activities, while enjoying the animals after hours.  

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July 3, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Decoy! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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July 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Savage Freds! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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July 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band The Sheet! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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July 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Shock Collar! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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July 31, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the Final Mix Show Band! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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August 7, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with Pianopalooza! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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August 9, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer vacation may be coming to an end, but the fun doesn't stop there. Enjoy the Zoo after hours with the whole family, before heading back to school!

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August 14, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Suede! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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August 19, 2019

Grab your clubs and hit the green! Gators on the Green is Blank Park Zoo’s annual golf tournament that raises funds to support the Zoo, the Zoo’s education programs and conservation efforts near and far.

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August 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Balefire! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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August 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Standing Hampton! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to help save animals in the wild. Every dollar raised at Zoo Brew continues to advance the Zoo’s mission.

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September 15, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Blank Park Zoo’s Plant.Grow.Fly. and partners are pleased to announce the 2019 Monarch Festival! This event will be held at Blank Park Zoo on Sunday, September 15th from 12-4 PM.

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September 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

In celebration of our majestic national symbol, the bald eagle, Blank Park Zoo will host our annual Eagle Day from 10-2 on Sunday, September 22nd.

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October 11, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lions, tigers and BOO(ze) OH MY! For those 21 and older, grab your best costume and come celebrate Halloween at the Zoo. Enjoy live music, your favorite seasonal brews, lighted displays and a costume contest!

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October 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 24, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 25, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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October 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy our round-the-zoo treat path, live entertainment, train rides and a unique light show experience!

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December 7, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Chimney's aren't the only thing Santa will be diving into this winter! Santa is scuba diving in Blank Park Zoo's 15,000 gallon tank on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th at 11 AM and again at 2 PM each day. Come snap a unique holiday selfie with the man himself!

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December 8, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Chimney's aren't the only thing Santa will be diving into this winter! Santa is scuba diving in Blank Park Zoo's 15,000 gallon tank on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th at 11 AM and again at 2 PM each day. Come snap a unique holiday selfie with the man himself!

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December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Come see Santa. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and see all the winter animals of Blank Park Zoo.

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December 15, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Come see Santa. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and see all the winter animals of Blank Park Zoo.

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