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Zoo Friday Nights Presented by L.A. Care

Fridays, July 7 through August 18

People walking through the L.A. Zoo

6 – 9 p.m.
$25 per adult (18+); $20 per child (2–17)
$15 for members

*Login required. During Zoo Friday Nights events in August, members receive exclusive perks and swag (while supplies last), in honor of Member Appreciation Month.
Most areas of the Zoo will close at 8 p.m.
Food trucks will take last orders at 8:30 p.m.
To inquire about the group rate for groups of 15 or more, reach out to tickets@lazoo.org

Come explore the Zoo on a beautiful summer evening! Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to see what your favorite animals get up to during twilight hours. Enjoy musical performances, a family dance party and games, and interactive education stations at no additional charge, plus paid add-ons like carousel rides and tasty treats. (Carousel open from 6 to 8:30 p.m.) Full bars will be available for guests 21 and older.

It’s all of the fun with less of the sun!

Music & Food Truck Schedule


Music: Shades of BlueDJ Johnny Hawkes
Food Trucks: Baby’s Badass Burgers, Cousin’s Maine Lobster, Burnt to a Crisp Texas Smokehouse, Kona Ice, Jay’z Tacos, Wetzel’s Pretzels
Special Activity: Member Appreciation Station
Special Appearance: Costumed sci-fi characters

NOTE: Food, beverages, and carousel rides are not included in the ticket price. During evening events, animals are given access to their night quarters for their comfort. Therefore, some animals will not be on exhibit.
The Box Office closes at 7:30 p.m.
This is a rain-or-shine event. No refunds or exchanges.

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