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Join Us for Comedy Night at Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium

What’s so funny you might ask? Find out at the 9th Annual Comedy Night at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. With a cocktail in hand for this adult 21 and older event, join comedian Nick Hoff for a roaring good time at two shows on Friday, Nov. 11, and Saturday, Nov. 12. New this year, get the VIP experience at Comedy Night! VIP ticket holders receive early event admission at 6 p.m. with exclusive cocktail hour access to the Scott Aquarium, an open bar, appetizers, up... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Join Us for Fall Fun at Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium and Wildlife Safari Park

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is welcoming fall with something for everyone from a family outing to a night out with friends (21 and older). Eat, drink and be scary! Join us on  Thursdays, October 13 and 20,   from 7 to 10:30 p.m. for a frightfully fun version of Late Nights at the Zoo: Halloween Edition.  Adults 21 and over can sink their teeth into local food truck cuisine and drinks at the most interesting cocktail hour in town. New for the... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022

Omaha's Zoo Announces a Larger Ghouls & Glow Event Returning for the Halloween 2022 Season

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium proudly announces the return of Ghouls & Glow presented by  Veridian Credit Union . This light-time adventure for the whole family is bigger than ever this Halloween at Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium. This zero frightful and all delightful event is an illuminated spectacle for all ages being held October 7 - 9, October 14 - 16, and October 21 - 30, 2022. Over 400 larger-than life lanterns, custom-made for the Zoo, will illuminate... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Friday, Sep 16, 2022

Join Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium for the Last “Zoorah” of the Summer: Late Nights at the Zoo

Join Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for the last Late Nights at the Zoo of the summer this Thursday, August 18, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. It’s an evening of wildlife, food trucks, drinks and fun. To celebrate this last “Zoorah” of the summer, the give-away gang will be golf-cart cruising through the Zoo with prizes varying from free beverages to admission tickets for the Zoo and Aquarium. This extra-special night of fun celebrates all our attendees and their support... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

Join Us for Wine Down Wednesday Yoga Classes at Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium

Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium will be hosting Wine Down Wednesday Yoga Classes at the Harper Event Center on Wednesdays, July 6 and 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests can take a mid-week break to re-focus and re-energize their mind and body in a class taught by Lotus House of Yoga instructors. The ticket includes 1 drink ticket (additional drinks available for purchase), 1-hour yoga class, 1-hour post-workout happy hour and Stingray Beach feeding experience. Participants must be at... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022

Summer Late Night Event Series Back at the Zoo

Join Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for a relaxed evening of drinks, food trucks and wildlife as it hosts its summer series: Late Nights at the Zoo on  Thursdays: May 23, June 27, July 25, August 8, August 22 and September 19  from 7-11 p.m.  This event is for guests  ages 21 and older.   Each ticket to Late Nights at the Zoo includes one complimentary drink ticket, access to select Zoo exhibits after-hours, up-close encounters with special Animal Ambassadors and the... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Join Us for Teddy Bear Weekend

Guests are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium ® for repair and care at the ninth annual Teddy Bear Weekend presented by MedExpress Urgent Care, a neighborhood healthcare provider, on Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children, ages 3-11, who bring in a stuffed animal will receive FREE admission to the Zoo when accompanied by a paying adult. Teddy Bear Weekend presented by MedExpress Urgent Care is a... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

Sweetheart Dinner at the Zoo

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has added a new event to its 2019 calendar – Sweetheart Dinner at the Zoo. The Valentine’s Day-themed event will be on the evenings of February 14, 15 and 16 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This couples only event includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium followed by a romantic dinner. Entertainment will include after-hours access to the Scott Aquarium, a photobooth, music by the Midlands String Quartet... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019