09/10/2020, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location:Zoo Grounds map
You asked, we listened! Two more (and final) Late Nights at the Zoo events have been to the 2020 event calendar. NEW HOURS! Due to earlier sundown times, the September events will have hours of 6 - 9:30 p.m. with last event admission at 8:30 p.m. NEW EXHIBITS! Experience the brand new Owen Sea Lion Shores exhibit (opening Labor Day Weekend) during the final Late Nights events of the season.
It's a different crowd when the sun goes down. Come experience our version of nightlife at the most interesting cocktail hour in town. Adults 21 and over can join Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for a relaxed evening of drinks, local food truck cuisine and wildlife as we host our Late Nights at the Zoo summer event series from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on select Thursday nights in the summer.
Please note that Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is committed to taking the necessary precautions to protect the health and wellness of all staff, guests and animals. We have adopted the principals of a "healthy you, healthy Zoo." To read more about these precautions, click here.
During Late Nights at the Zoo, face masks are strongly encouraged outdoors and required to enter indoor exhibits. Face masks are available for purchase onsite if a guest does not have one to enter an indoor exhibit. For the safety of our animals, the Animal Ambassador programming has been suspended for this event at this time.To reduce the number of touch points for guests, yard games will not be included as an event activity at this time.
Thursday, September 10
Thursday, September 17
These events are for guests ages 21 and older with a valid photo ID. Entry will not be allowed without a valid photo ID. No outside beverages are allowed to be brought on to Zoo property. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase at the Zoo.
Event capacity is limited to 3,000 total attendees. To guarantee admission, purchase your ticket online now!
Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium Members: $13 online or $18 at the door
Non-Members: $23 online or $28 at the door
Late Nights at the Zoo event tickets do not include daytime general Zoo admission.
This is an after-hours, adults-only event. ALL GUESTS must be 21 or older and must bring a valid ID to the event. No exceptions made for any reason. Please drink responsibly.
In order to purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, guests are required to purchase drink tickets available at multiple stops throughout the event area. Tickets are $3 each. Bottle water and soda = 1 ticket. Alcoholic beverages = 2 tickets. Drink tickets are only sold inside the Zoo, but are available for purchase at multiple spots throughout the event area.
Alcoholic Beverages: Blue Moon, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Glacial Till Original Cider, White Claw Hard Seltzer, and Infinite Monkey Theorem White Wine
Non-Alcoholic Beverages: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Bottled Water
Please Note: Last event admission is 8:30 p.m. Drink Ticket Kiosks stop selling at 8:45 p.m. Bars close at 9:00 p.m. Food served until 9:30 p.m.
Zoo Member Event Admission
Zoo members must log in with their member number or card number to receive a discount. Event capacity is limited to 3,000 total attendees. To guarantee admission, purchase your ticket online now!
Non-Member Event Admission
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Anthony Piccolo's Mobile Venue
eCreamery with Carson's Cookie Fix
Funnel Cake Truck & Treats
Grab N Go Mobile Snacks
Johnny Ricco's Brooklyn Pizza
Sauce Bosses BBQ
The Three Amigas Food Truck
Event Map for September 10, 2020
*Face masks required inside exhibit buildings* Scott Aquarium and The Desert Dome (top level only). African Grasslands, Asian Highlands and the new Owen Sea Lion Shores are weather dependent exhibits.
Proceeds from ticket sales at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium special events will be allocated toward animal health, wellness and enrichment programs as well as furthering conservation efforts worldwide. Thank you for helping us to zoo more good!
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