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.  ~

Due to COVID-19 we will only be offering “Fin” tastic Dreams and Slither and Slumber
*Deposits are non-refundable
*Rescheduling is subject to availability at a $25 change fee

Zoo Snooze evening agenda:
6:00           Arrive at the zoo
6:00-6:15   Check in – Staff will collect liability release forms
6:15-7:00   Transport sleeping gear to appropriate aquariums – Set up sleeping area – Playground time before dinner
7:00-7:45   Dinner (cheese, pepperoni and sausage pizza, water, lemonade
7:45-9:30   Tours of Zoo – Night Hike – Behind the Scenes Tour – Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt
9:30-9:45   Snack (Animal Crackers and water)
9:45-    Back to sleeping area, get ready for bed
In the morning:
7:00   Wake up, pack up gear to put in vehicles
8:00   Continental breakfast (Danish, muffins, granola bars, coffee and juice)
8:00-    Explore the public side of the zoo on your own!
                 (No in-and-out privileges the day after your event!)
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:
(sleeping area is NOT dependent on program chosen)
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.

*Due to Covid-19 we are at 50% capacity for our indoor locations, we encourage tent camping so that family units have their own space to sleep in. 

2020 Fridays  2020 Saturdays
(35 people max on Sat)
2021 Fridays  2021 Saturdays
(35 people max on Sat)
February 5
February 12
February 19
March 5
March 12
March 19
March 26
April 16
April 23
February 6
February 20
February 27
March 6
March 13
March 20
May 7
May 21
June 4
June 18
June 25
July 2
July 9
July 16
July 23
July 30
August 6
August 13
August 20
August 27
May 8
May 22
June 19
June 26
July 10
July 17
July 24
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21
August 28
September 3
September 10
September 17
September 24
October 1
October 8
October 22
October 29
November 5
November 19
December 3
December 10
December 17
September 4
September 11
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9
November 20
December 4
December 11
December 18

$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 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

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