Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Member Events

Check out these special member events.  For information on becoming a member, click here


Visit the Science Center of Iowa

Sunday, November 3

Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Blank Park Zoo members: enjoy half-price admission on November 3. Please present your current Zoo membership card with your photo ID at admissions. You'll also enjoy 10 percent off at the A-ha! Store and Food Chain Cafe. Membership representatives from all three of the TRI member organizations (Zoo, Science Center & Farms) will be on site during the event, so you can easily apply the cost of admission paid to the upgrade of a TRI membership.


Member Canvas Painting

Saturday, November 16

10:00 a.m. – Noon & 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m

Blank Park Zoo will be hosting this canvas painting event. Marcy Davidson from 515 by Design will be professionally instructing participants on painting techniques step by step. Everyone will go home with their own beautiful masterpiece!  The first session from 10:00 a.m. – Noon is for families and children must be 3 years or older. The 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. session is for individuals who are 21 and older as there will be a wine bar.  Each participant must purchase a ticket. 


Pizza and PJ's with Santa

Saturday December 7th

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.


Come have a jolly good time with Santa at a Pizza and PJ's Christmas party!

Come celebrate the season in your pj's at the zoo!  Enjoy pizza, cookies, crafts, a book reading, and have your picture taken with Santa.

This is a member only event.  This event takes place two times on the same day.  12 - 2 pm and 5 -7 pm. Tickets are  $12 / per person, those two and under are free.  Members do have to pay for a ticket.  Tickets can be purchased in person, online, or over the phone.  

Click here to purchase tickets


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