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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August 17, 2018

August 22, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band 5 Below! 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 29, 2018, 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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September 5, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Since Standing Hampton got rained out at the first Zoo Brew of the season, we have invited them back for an extra Zoo brew at the end of this season! Join us this week at Zoo Brew with 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 8, 2018, 1:00 PM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

If you and your family are looking for opportunities to get outside, explore, and discover all of nature’s many wonders, check out our Family Nature Club!

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September 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Grandparents, bring along your grandkids for a special breakfast at the zoo!

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September 16, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Blank Park Zoo’s Plant.Grow.Fly.  and partners are pleased to announce the 2018 Monarch Festival! The Festival will be held at Blank Park Zoo on Sunday, September 16 from 12-4 PM.

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September 27, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

In tradition of German beer festivals all over the world, Zooktoberfest partners with Oktoberfest DSM to kick off Oktoberfest Weekend. Featuring The Barry Boyce Band, seasonal brews, German style food and the animals of Blank Park Zoo!

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October 12, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lions and tigers and BOO’s OH MY! Blank Park Zoo presents a SPOOKtacular way to enjoy Zoo Brew. For those 21 and older, grab your best costume (and enter the costume contest) to celebrate Halloween at the Zoo! Enjoy live music, your favorite seasonal brews, and lighted displays!

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October 18, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 19, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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October 28, 2018, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! The Night Eyes merry not scary trick-or-treating event, invites guests to enjoy live entertainment, sweet treats, train rides and story book characters!

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November 10, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Blank Park Zoo

Animal Days highlight a variety of animals on select days in 2018. Zoo guests will learn all about the animal(s) and the Zoo’s conservation efforts with these animals in the wild. Enjoy hands-on activities, crafts and keeper chats that are sure to entertain the whole family!

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December 8, 2018, 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, 2018, 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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