Friday, January 19, 4:30 -8:30 p.m.
18+ to attend, 21+ to drink (no exceptions)

Explore a grown-up, kid-free version of the Minnesota Zoo after hours and enjoy cocktails and keeper talks.  The Minnesota Trail along with indoor trails including Discovery Bay and Tropics Trail will be open.  Food and beverage will be available for purchase.

  • Live Music “Drive South” 5:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Incredible Creatures 5:00 & 6:00 pm in the Discovery Bay Stadium
  • Education activities 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. with trivia contests at 5:30 & 6:30 p.m. in Discovery Bay
  • New wine bar at the Penguin Café

Wines and hot drinks available

In 2018, the Minnesota Zoo will be celebrating “40 Years of Amazing” guest experiences, animal care stories and wildlife conservation successes. To help get this year-long birthday party started, we are adding a promo limited edition retro can koozie, featuring our former moose logo for this Adult Night Out event only. There is a limited supply, so purchase your promo package early.

Tickets/Promo Packages:
$10 admission (free for members)
$13 admission promo + limited edition retro logo can koozie (while supplies last, must be purchased before 12:00 pm on January 19)*
$15 after 12:00 pm on January 19 (no koozie)
$15 at the door the night of the event (no koozie)

*Bring your $13 ticket to the Timber Lodge Traders gift store the night of the event to pick-up your koozie.

* If supplies last, additional koozies may be purchased in the gift store for $5/each ($3/each for Zoo members) during the event.

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Program Details

  • Date: 01/19/2018
  • Time: 4:30 PM
Advanced Tickets Required

Event Details:

Advanced Tickets Required

Date: 01/19/2018
Time: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm