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Spooktacular at Dickerson Park Zoo

 

 

 

 

July 2013 – June 2014

Jul
20
Sat
Zoobilee @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Children’s entertainment festival. Zoobilee events are free with paid zoo admission.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Musical Entertainment (Free with Zoo Admission)

  • Super Charge
  • Third Degree
  • Peanut Butter Jelly
  • Reflections Dance Band
  • Admission: $9 adults and teens, $6 children ages 3-12

Sep
7
Sat
Scout Day at the Zoo @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dickerson Park Zoo, Ozark Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland are teaming up for a fun day of scouting activities.

Scouts will learn about animals and participate in age-appropriate, hands-on learning experiences at stations throughout the zoo. Scouts will also see demonstrations and learn new skills in the Skill Village, participate in Keeper Chats and attend informational presentations during education programs in the Junior League Amphitheatre.

Register for this event with your local Scout office using the links below to PDF forms. Registration deadline has been extended to Sept. 3.ozark trails bsa council

Picnic in the Park – AAZK Fundraiser @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Sep 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Picnic in the Park - AAZK Fundraiser @ Dickerson Park Zoo | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Picnic in the Park is presented by the Ozarks Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers. Local members are animal care professionals at Dickerson Park Zoo and Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park. The evening’s activities will include a hot dog plate dinner, animal paintings, a silent auction and animal encounters. A sample of silent auction items can be viewed at the Ozark Chapter AAZK’s Facebook page. Admission is $5 per person for everyone age 3 and older (children age 2 and younger are free). The admission fee includes the hot dog plate dinner. Proceeds from the event benefit Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the International Rhino Foundation.

Sep
8
Sun
Grandparents Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grandparents Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Spend a special day making memories that will last a lifetime. Dickerson Park Zoo is offering half-priced admission for grandparents on Grandparents Day (with or without your grandkids). Admission hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sep
21
Sat
Bob 105.1 FM Kids Fair @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join Bob 105.1 FM, Dickerson Park Zoo, KIDS Directory, TelComm Credit Union, d.v.LaRue Design & Printing Services and Mediacom for a fun-filled day. Meet representatives from local businesses who cater to families and children.

   

Oct
1
Tue
Fall/Winter Hours Begin @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Oct 1 all-day

Dickerson Park Zoo begins fall/winter operating hours on Oct. 1.

Admission and gift shop hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., daily, weather permitting. The zoo will close if there is ice or snow on the walkways.

The Bush Country Cafe is open 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., daily, in October, and weekends only November through February.

The Titus Express train ride and giraffe feeding deck are open 11 a.m.-3 p.m., weekends only in October. The train and giraffe deck close for the season from Nov. 1-Feb. 28.

Nov
10
Sun
Veterans Appreciation Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Nov 10 all-day
Veterans Appreciation Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Dickerson Park Zoo will offer free admission for military veterans and members of their immediate family or a guest on Sunday, Nov. 10.

Admission hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Thank you for your service!

May
11
Sun
Mother’s Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mother's Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Spend a special day making memories with mom. Dickerson Park Zoo is offering free admission for mothers on Mother’s Day. Admission hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

May
22
Thu
Members Night @ Dickerson Park Zoo
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Friends of the Zoo members appreciation picnic. For Friends of the Zoo members only.

Jun
6
Fri
Dreamnight at the Zoo @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dreamnight at the Zoo @ Dickerson Park Zoo | Springfield | Missouri | United States

A free evening event for children with chronic illness and disability and their families. This event is by invitation only.