Zoo Snooze

Schedule an overnight at the Zoo!

Bring a Scout group, birthday party, family reunion or any other get together!

Your adventure begins here…

~  The needs of our animals is our priority.  Some animals may not be available.  ~
*Deposits are non-refundable
*Rescheduling is subject to availability at a $25 change fee

Zoo Snooze evening agenda:
6:00 pm—Check in

  • Staff will collect liability release forms
  • Transport sleeping gear to appropriate aquariums
  • Set up sleeping areas
  • Play on playground until it is time for dinner

7:00 pm—Dinner

  • Pizza is delivered to the front and transported to tree-tops or the pavilion
  • Beverages are in water coolers with disposable cups, we encourage participants to bring their own water bottles

8:00 pm—Tours of Zoo

  • Behind the Scenes Tour
  • Animal presentation
  • Night Hike

9:30 pm—Snack

  • Prepackaged snacks

10:00 pm—Get ready for bed

In the morning:
7:00 am—Wake up group, pack up and take gear to vehicles
8:00 am—Breakfast, then enjoy the Zoo on your own
Friends and family meeting you the following day can enter zoo at 9:00 on Saturday and 11:00 on Sunday after paying admission.

*Friday Night Sleeping Areas and Capacity:
Entire group must sleep in same area except where indicated*.
Saltwater aquarium – 35
Freshwater aquarium – 35
Both aquariums – require a minimum of 50 people*
Meadows – must provide own tents – 75 people max

*Saturday Night Sleeping Area and Capacity:
(sleeping area is NOT dependent on program chosen)
Freshwater aquarium – 35

Your entire group will be sleeping in the same area unless you reserve both aquariums.

There are no more dates available for 2021

2022 Fridays  2022 Saturdays
(35 people max on Sat)
June 10
June 24
May 28
June 25
July 1
July 8
July 29
September 2
September 9
September 23
October 7
October 21
October 28
July 2
July 9
July 23
July 30
September 3
September 10
September 17
September 24
October 1
October 8
October 29
November 5

$55 per person – children, adults and chaperones
(A $150 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration,
this is applied to final payment that is due 2 weeks prior to your Snooze)
Admission the next morning is complimentary, we will not issue any vouchers and your group cannot come the day before.

Requirements & Restrictions:
15 person minimum – 75 person maximum
(dependent on program and date of Snooze)
All attendees must be 6 years of age or older.
1 adult per 5 children
There are no in and out privileges, snoozes must stay the night.

Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy:
Deposit is non-refundable
50% refund of final payment a week prior to event
No refunds of final payment less than a week prior to event
We will reschedule once at no cost if it is more than two weeks from your original date

What should I bring?
Sleeping bag
Bug Spray
Change of clothes
Toiletry items
Refillable water bottle
(In order to reduce our carbon footprint, we do not provide plastic water bottles.)

A staff member will assist in taking belongings to your sleeping area. Campers are asked to help carry one item!

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Liability Form

Covid Release Form