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 vehicles8:00 am—Breakfast in the Front PlazaFriends 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.

2021 Fridays  2021 Saturdays
(35 people max on Sat)
September 24
October 1
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