It's a different crowd when the sun goes down. Late Nights at the Zoo is back with safety measures in place. Come experience our version of nightlife at the most interesting cocktail hour in town.
Adults 21 and over can join for a relaxed evening of drinks, local food truck cuisine and wildlife from 7 to 10:30 p.m. on select Thursday nights in July and August.
Participating Vendors for July 23:
Here’s what’s for dinner! (Three new trucks added to the lineup this week.)
Carson's Cookie Fix
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Event capacity is limited to 3,000 total attendees. To guarantee admission, purchase your ticket online now!
*Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium Members: $13 online or $18 at the door
*Non-Members: $23 online or $28 at the door
Late Nights at the Zoo event tickets do not include daytime general Zoo admission.
This is an after-hours, adults-only event. ALL GUESTS must be 21 or older and must bring a valid ID to the event. No exceptions made for any reason. Please drink responsibly.
Ticket to the event includes:
access to select Zoo exhibits after-hours, ability to purchase cuisine from local food trucks and one complimentary drink ticket
for more information.
Zoo Exhibits Open During Event:
*Face masks required inside exhibit buildings* Scott Aquarium and The Desert Dome (top level only). African Grasslands, Owen Sea Lion Pavilion and Asian Highlands are weather dependent exhibits.
Proceeds from ticket sales at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium special events will be allocated toward animal health, wellness and enrichment programs as well as furthering conservation efforts worldwide. Thank you for helping us to zoo more good!
Healthy You, Healthy Zoo:
Please note that Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is committed to taking the necessary precautions to protect the health and wellness of all staff, guests and animals. We have adopted the principals of a "healthy you, healthy Zoo." To read more about these precautions, visit our website, OmahaZoo.com.
During Late Nights at the Zoo, face masks are strongly encouraged outdoors and required to enter indoor exhibits. Face masks are available for purchase onsite if a guest does not have one to enter an indoor exhibit. For the safety of our animals, the Animal Ambassador programming has been suspended for this event at this time.To reduce the number of touch points for guests, yard games will not be included as an event activity at this time.