08/05/2021, 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Location:Zoo Grounds map
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 7 to 10:30 p.m. on select Thursday nights in May through August.
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 encouraged. 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, May 27
Thursday, June 3
Thursday, June 17
Thursday, July 1
Thursday, July 8
Thursday, July 15
Thursday, July 29
Thursday, August 5
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 4,000 total attendees. To guarantee admission, purchase your ticket online now! Last admission to this event is 9:30 p.m.
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, including infants. 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 (products subject to change)
Non-Alcoholic Beverages: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Bottled Water
Please Note: Last event admission is 9:30 p.m. Drink Ticket Kiosks stop selling at 9:45 p.m. Bars close at 10:00 p.m. Food served until 10:30 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 4,000 total attendees. To guarantee admission, purchase your ticket online now!
Non-Member Event Admission
Check back for updates to this list!
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eCreamery Ice Cream and Cookies
Funnel Cake Truck & Sweet Treats!
Guac N Roll Omaha
Johnny Ricco's Brooklyn Pizza
La Casa Pizzaria
Pim's Thai Food Truck
Prairie Fire Pizza
Sauce Bosses BBQ
The Cheese Life
The Modern Waffle
The Three Amigas Food Truck
Event Map for August 5, 2021
*Face masks encouraged inside exhibit buildings* Scott Aquarium, Desert Dome and Kingdoms of the Night. African Grasslands, Stingray Beach, Harper Event Center and Asian Highlands are weather dependent exhibits. Asian Highlands will close at 10 p.m. All other exhibits open until 10:30 p.m.
Stingray Beach will be an add-on experience for Late Nights at the Zoo guests. Additional seating will also be available in the new Harper Event Center.
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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