Wild Night Adventures!

WILD NIGHT ADVENTURES: Monster Mash at Dickerson Park Zoo!

Kids ages 4-12, wear your Halloween costume and come enjoy one WILD NIGHT at Dickerson Park Zoo! Parents, enjoy a night out. Kids will chat with zookeepers, participate in a variety of activities and have dinner.  Openings are limited. Activities and meals are included in registration price. October 21 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. $25 per child, $15 for additional siblings. Call 417-833-1570 to register.

Z.E.B.R.A. Education

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Fab-zoolous Fall & Winter classes!

Check out our current schedule here

Free Z.E.B.R.A. Halloween Party Open House

Show off your costumes, play games, complete a craft and meet some new animal friends at this indoor, family-friendly event. Education specialists Emily Lansche and Jamie Williams will answer questions about upcoming Z.E.B.R.A. classes. This is a free event; but, please call 417-833-1570 to RSVP. All ages are welcome. Saturday, October 29: #340 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. #341 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Zoo Hours

Admission Hours
10 a.m–4  p.m., daily


General Admission Fees
$12/adults and teens
$8/children ages 3-12
$8/seniors age 60 and older
FREE for children ages 2 and younger
and FOZ members!

Open regardless of the weather.

Fall/Winter Zoo Hours

Bush Country Cafe
10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Daily  October
10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Weekends November-February

Titus Express train and giraffe feeding
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weekends only in October

Closed November-February

Petting zoo: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. October

Closed for season November-February

Dickerson Park Zoo is now offering an all-new birthday party plan for families designed for kids turning ages 3–10.



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