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Summer Safari Friday Nights at Reid Park Zoo
May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 3, 2018
Reid Park Zoo’s Summer Safari Friday Nights are back with nights full of adventure! Enjoy the Zoo each Friday during cooler evening temperatures with a variety of added benefits. Benefits include:
- Live Music Every Friday Night (band schedule coming soon)
- Wildlife Activities (During evening events, animals are given access to their night-houses for their comfort. Some animals may choose to be in their holding areas behind-the-scenes)
- Food & Drink Specials
- Animal Encounters
- Theme Nights (see below)
- Animal Biofacts
Zoo keeper chats, animal encounters, sponsor booths, and a variety of activities. Remember to bring a blanket so you can sit back and relax in the Event Garden while you enjoy the concert.
$6.50 Children ages 2-14
Zoo Member receive 1/2 off!
Nightly Entertainment, Themes and Activities
May 18th: Super Heroes and Super Powers at the Zoo
Explore the hidden super powers of the animals at the Zoo while visiting with your favorite comic book superheroes.
May 25th: Inspired by Nature (Biomimicry)
Copying nature’s survival tips to develop solutions for human life.
June 1st: Predator Power – Balance of Power
Healthy habitats need healthy predators
June 8th: Go Blue – World Ocean’s Day Celebration
Journey around the world to discover the importance of water conservation.
June 15th: Earth’s Eco-Engineers
They build it, others come.
June 22nd: Protecting the Sounds of the Wild
Preserving habitats and animals
June 29th: Go Grey – Saving Wild Places
Join the herd to learn how RPZ is saving wild places for the animals that are black and white and grey all over
July 6th: Explore Your Wild Side
Connect with nature through play while watching some of the Zoo’s animals play too.
July 13th: Fighting for the Underdogs
Explore the world’s lesser known and mysterious animals at the Zoo during this Freaky Friday.
July 20th: Habitat Heroes
Learn about the work RPZ supports to protect wild animals and wild places. Learn how you can help too!
July 27th: Animal Enrichment
Animals that exercise and solve brain puzzles. Join us to learn and see first hand how the animal care staff provides daily mental and physical activities for the animals every day at the Zoo.
August 3rd: Care and Training
Learn and see how RPZ provides excellent care to all the animals at the Zoo