Zoo After Hours

Ready for a Zoo date night? Or an evening to gather with friends and marvel at nature? Join us for our next Zoo After Hours – an 18+ Minnesota Zoo experience.

Grab your friends, significant other and neighbors to explore the Minnesota Zoo's animal trails – all while enjoying food, drinks, and majestic animals from around the world. Best of all, when you attend one of our special Zoo After Hours events, you are actively contributing towards saving wildlife throughout Minnesota and beyond!

Upcoming Zoo After Hours for Adults (18+)

April 29, 5:30 - 8:30 pm – Bears & Brews:
• Minnesota Zoo animal trails open until 8:00pm.
• Farm Babies up-close-and-personal with trivia scavenger hunt.
• Live Music by The Undergroove at Lakeside Terrace and Silent Dance Party in Discovery Bay.
• Over 15 local breweries on-site sampling their best brews!
• 8 Local Food Trucks on-site selling their signature items!

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Tickets are limited and not refundable. Advanced, online ticket purchase is required to attend. Parking is complimentary during our Zoo After Hours events.

• Member Adult: $20
• Non-Member Adult: $25
• Online reservations required with limited capacity
• Children, including infants will not be admitted

Food and Brews

  • Surly
  • Bauhaus
  • Bent Paddle
  • Wild State Cider
  • Lake Monster
  • Toppling Goliath
  • Revolution Brewery
  • 9 Mile Brewery
  • Alloy Brewery
  • Blackstack Brewery
  • Gray Duck Seltzer
  • Keepers Heart Whiskey
  • JOIA Seltzer
  • Prairie Vodka
  • The Real Nawlins
  • Brick Oven Pizza Bus
  • California Chips & Eats
  • Heavy Metal
  • ENA Latin Fusion
  • SmokeStack Express BBQ
  • Pigs Unlimited
  • Wet Tacos
  • VBJ All Natural

13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124

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