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

View All Rates ›

Night Eyes

Join Blank Park Zoo for the 28th year of Night Eyes. Guests will head on a merry-not-scary treat safari throughout the Zoo and explore the howls, roars & enchanting displays at the Zoo’s sweetest event of the year! 

October 18-21 & 25-28 

Thursdays & Fridays: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please click here for a full list of entertainment

Please click here for Night Eyes FAQ

Click here for information about entering the Night Eyes Costume Contest

Ticket Information

Advance tickets - $4.00 – Available at any Des Moines area Hy-Vee, at Blank Park Zoo or at until October 17

Non-member ticket: $6.00
Member ticket: $5.00

12 months and under do not need a ticket.

*Night Eyes admission supports the many programs and opportunities that are brought to our community and ensures quality care for our animal friends.

This event is rain or shine. Night Eyes admission is valid for one trip around the treat path.
The candy passed out on the treat path may contain nuts.

Presented by Hy-Vee 


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Interested in sponsoring this event? Email or call 515.974.2533



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