Zoo Overnights

Zoopendous NightsZoopendous Nights

Bring your special group or troop to the Zoo for an all-night indoor, interactive experience. Join us as we tour the Zoo after dark, enjoy a pizza/salad feast, participate in hands-on animal activities, and fall asleep to the sound of beastly bedtime stories. Wake up in the morning to the bark of seals and enjoy a continental breakfast while interacting with some of the Zoo’s ambassadors.

Scout groups will have the opportunity to work on activities relating to accredited scout badges during their Zoopendous Night experience. 

  • Brownies = Legacy Naturalist Badge
  • Juniors = Habitats Badge 
  • Cubs = Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop or Pin

This event is designed for children ages seven and older.


Zoo Member: $55
Non-Member: $55

The new dates for the 2014-2015 school year will be posted on July 1. Reservations will open on August 4 at 10 a.m. Please call (323) 644-4709 for more information.

2014 Schedule

  • March  (Sold Out)
     8-9 Cubs
    15-16 Brownies
    22-23 Juniors
  • April  (Sold Out)
    5-6 Cubs
    26-27 Brownies
  • May (Sold Out)
    3-4 Juniors 
    10-11 Cubs 
    17-18 Brownies 
  • June  (Sold Out)
    7-8 Juniors

Dad and Daughter at Creature Camp Out

Creature Camp Out


Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo when the last guest leaves?

Your adventure begins with a special guided tour of the Zoo’s hundreds of animals leading you to base camp where your tent will be waiting for you. Enjoy a fun-filled night of interactive family adventures complete with a sweet treat and beastly bedtime stories at the end of the evening.

In the morning wake up to the roar of the lion and the hoot of the chimps, enjoy a continental breakfast, a guided walk, and a special animal encounter. Take all of these memories home with a souvenir Creature Camp Out t-shirt.

This fun-filled family adventure is sure to be a hit.
This event is designed for children ages five and up.

Creature Camp Out begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10am the next day.

Tickets go on sale two months prior to each program. Your e-ticket print out is required for admission.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

For further information, please contact L.A. Zoo Reservations at (323) 644-4211 for assistance.

2014 Schedule

  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September


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