Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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February 17, 2019

February 21, 2019, 6:30 PM
Location: Atrium at Capital Square

Art for the Wild is a fundraising art show and auction that will bring together art enthusiasts and wildlife conservationists for a common goal – to save animals!

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March 2, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Have you ever imagined yourself working at a Zoo?  Have you ever wondered what the keepers, veterinarians, and nutritionist do to help the animals in our care?  This winter is your chance to not only imagine it, but to learn more about these areas and practice the skills needed to work in Animal Care at the Zoo.

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March 7, 2019, 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Blank Park Zoo

 Join us as we hear from three wildlife visionaries as they give us hope for the future of wildlife.

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March 16, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Enjoy a relaxing morning session of yoga in the Discovery Center at Blank Park Zoo. This event is for Zoo members ages 13 and up. 

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April 4, 2019, 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Blank Park Zoo

 Join us as we hear from three wildlife visionaries as they give us hope for the future of wildlife.

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April 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Enjoy a relaxing morning session of yoga in the Discovery Center at Blank Park Zoo. This event is for Zoo members ages 13 and up. 

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April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Bring the entire family out to Blank Park Zoo to enjoy a day filled with fun, animals and eggs!

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May 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Join JDRF and Blank Park Zoo for food, cocktails and entertainment, while supporting two great causes.

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June 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)
Location: Blank Park Zoo

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!

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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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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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