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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Blank Park Zoo's Night Eyes is Oct 18-21 & 25 - 28. Click here to learn more.
On the Saturdays & Sundays of Night Eyes, Blank Park Zoo will not open before 1 p.m.

Night Eyes Advanced Tickets

Night Eyes Advanced Tickets

Purchase advance tickets to Night Eyes for only $4. Regular price $6 / $5 for members.

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Halloween Zoo Brew

Lions and tigers and BOO’s OH MY! Blank Park Zoo presents a SPOOKtacular way to enjoy Zoo Brew.

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Tumani's Birthday!

Come help celebrate Tumani's second birthday at Blank Park Zoo with special enrichment, keeper chats, and crafts.

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Night Eyes

Lights, Costumes, Treats! 2018 marks the 28th year of Night Eyes. Blank Park Zoo welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! 

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Volunteer for Night Eyes

Interested in volunteering for Night Eyes? Check out how you can help during our merry, not scary, event!

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PJs & Pizza with Santa Member Event

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

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#StomptheStraw

Join Blank Park Zoo and pledge to end your use of plastic straws or switch to reusable straws.

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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save money

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Plant.Grow.Fly.

Plant.Grow.Fly.

Did you know that more than one-third of our food supply depends on pollinators? Learn how you can protect pollinators in your own backyard.

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Weddings at Blank Park Zoo

Weddings at the Zoo

Looking for a unique location to host your big day? Blank Park Zoo offers several venue spaces for groups of five to 350 that are sure to wow your guests.

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Adopt-an-Animal

Adopt an Animal

Become the proud parent of one of 26 Blank Park Zoo animals participating in the Adopt an Animal program.

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Your next birthday party should be unique, wild and fun. Have your party at Iowa's Wildest Adventure... the Blank Park Zoo. 

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Saving Animals

Saving Animals

AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction focuses the collective expertise within accredited zoos and aquariums to save species. More ›

Membership

Membership

Receive free, unlimited admission to explore and enjoy the Zoo for one year. More ›

Zoo Blog

Zoo Blog
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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
32°

Partly Cloudy

Forecast:

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny, High: 57

Wednesday: Sunny, High: 52

Current Conditions:
32°

Partly Cloudy

Forecast:

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny, High: 57

Wednesday: Sunny, High: 52

Zoo Events & News

Oct
18
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Night Eyes

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...     MORE ›
Oct
19
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Night Eyes

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...     MORE ›
Oct
20
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Night Eyes

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...     MORE ›
Oct
21
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Night Eyes

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...     MORE ›
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