Daily Summer VIP Experiences

Our popular Summer Programs are back! Starting Saturday, May 25th, the NEW Zoo will feature a variety of fun, educational programs throughout the day, every day through August! Many of these programs are free for zoo guests to attend, but a few opportunities are also available for guests to purchase “VIP Tickets” to gain access to some very special experiences. These “VIP Experiences” include feeding the pelicans, feeding the penguins, and seeing a private lion training program! Check out the daily schedule below and purchase tickets in advance before your visit by following the links provided.

9:30am to 10:00am: Lion Discovery Station

  • FREE experience! Learn about lions in front of the Lion Exhibit

10:00am: VIP Lion Training Experience

  • $10 per person aged 3 and above; Kids under 3 free
  • Children under the age of 15 MUST be accompanied by at least 1 adult ticket-holder
  • Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the Visitor Center OR purchased online in advance

11:00am Bald Eagle Chat & Pelican Feeding

  • FREE Chat! Join us in the Aviary Exhibit
  • $10 tickets available for optional VIP Pelican Feeding (tickets required for anyone wishing to feed the pelican, regardless of age)
  • Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the Visitor Center OR purchased online in advance

12:00pm: River Otter Chat

  • FREE Chat! Join us at the River Otter Exhibit

1:00pm African Penguin Chat

  • FREE Chat! Join us in front of the Penguin Exhibit (near the bridge, not the underwater viewing space)
  • $10 tickets available for optional VIP Penguin Feeding (tickets required for anyone wishing to feed the penguin, regardless of age)
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult into the feeding area
  • Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the Visitor Center OR purchased online in advance

2:00pm Animal Amphitheater Presentation

  • FREE experience! Meet an animal in the Education Amphitheater, located near the Endangered Species Carousel
  • Each presentation will feature a different animal

3:00pm Animal Amphitheater Presentation

  • FREE experience! Meet an animal in the Education Amphitheater, located near the Endangered Species Carousel
  • Each presentation will feature a different animal

4:00pm Animal Amphitheater Presentation

  • FREE experience! Meet an animal in the Education Amphitheater, located near the Endangered Species Carousel
  • Each presentation will feature a different animal

5:00pm Bald Eagle Chat & Pelican Feeding

  • FREE Chat! Join us in the Aviary Exhibit
  • $10 tickets available for optional VIP Pelican Feeding (tickets required for anyone wishing to feed the pelican, regardless of age)
  • Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the Visitor Center OR purchased online in advance

Don’t forget to Feed the Giraffes!

 

 

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