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Spooktacular at Dickerson Park Zoo

 

 

 

 

September 2013 – October 2014

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

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!

Apr
26
Sat
Party for the Planet & Enrichment Eggstravaganza @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Party for the Planet
Earth Day activities from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Clean Water Science
  • Growing Green Beans
  • How Wind Energy Works
  • Backyard Birds

Plus …
Th’ Face Painter – by the Bush Country Café
Fishin’ Magicians – strolling magic

Enrichment Eggstravaganza
Enjoy watching the animals “hunt” for egg-themed enrichment treats.

10 a.m. – Capuchin Monkeys
10:20 a.m. – Spider Monkeys
10:40 a.m. – Cheetahs
11 a.m. – Bears
11:20 a.m. – River Otter
11:40 a.m. – Tigers
Noon – Asian Elephant
12:20 p.m. – Siamangs
12:40 p.m. – Lion
1 p.m. – Colobus Monkeys and Red River Hogs
1:20 p.m. – Aldabra Tortoises
1:40 p.m. – Dart Frogs
2 p.m. – Hippopotamus

Jul
18
Fri
Summer Shootout Invitational @ Ozark Shooters Sports Complex
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Summer Shootout Invitation
presented by

Friday, July 18, at noon

Ozark Shooters Sports Complex
759 N. 20th Street in Walnut Shade
4-person teams
$100/shooter     $400/team

Includes shooting fees, lunch, shells and refreshments. Prizes awarded in top three flights.

Contact the zoo office, 417-833-1570, for more information. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Zoo.

Or, contact your local Farmers Insurance Agent:

  • Scott Smith, Branson West, 417-272-8104
  • Tom Bass, Ozark, 417-581-6565
  • Mark Pickens, Springfield, 417-889-4100
Sep
7
Sun
Grandparents Day @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Sep
13
Sat
Bob 105.1 FM Kids Fair @ Dickerson Park Zoo
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Bob 105.1 FM, Dickerson Park Zoo and Delta Dental for a fun-filled day. Meet representatives from local businesses who cater to families and children.

Thanks to our partner sponsor, Delta Dental, this event is FREE with a complimentary ticket!

Pick up your KIDS FAIR ticket at any of these ticket locations:
   •  WannaGetta Pizza (South National Avenue in the Kelly Plaza Center)
   •  Hy-Vee (Kansas and Battlefield)
   •  Speedy Cash (South National Avenue next to Battlefield Lanes)
   •  Rapid Roberts (any of seven locations)

Free train rides for the first 1,000 kids, courtesy of DeLong Plumbing.

 

Oct
1
Wed
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.