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Reid Park Zoo – Weekly Summer Safari Nights

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - August 10 @ 8:00 pm

The Reid Park Zoo is offering weekly summer safari nights each Friday night throughout the summer from 6 to 8 pm. Every week will include a variety of activities perfect for the whole family. The evening is a perfect time to enjoy the cooler weather and see some of the animals more active in the evening. Activities each week will include keeper chats, animal encounters, giraffe feedings, games, and more. Face painting and carousel rides will ensure kids are entertained throughout the evening. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the Flamingo Grill. You can sit back and relax while listening to live music and enjoy a cold drink or snack. Each week will have a different theme for visitors to enjoy, ensuring you can see something new each visit. More information on weekly summer safari nights can be found here. A list of weekly themes is included below. Location: Reid Park Zoo (3400 E Zoo Ct, Tucson).

Weekly Themes:

June 29: Meet Your Zoo Night
Highlighted Animals: All
Live Entertainment: Speedway Brothers
Pathway to Asia Talk From Nancy Kluge, CEO
Learn About All the Zoo Departments and Committees

July 6: Spots & Stripes
Highlighted Animals: Zebra, Jaguar, Giraffe, Ringtail Lemurs
Live Entertainment: Baja Caravan

July 13: Slow & Steady: Reptiles Rule!
Highlighted Animals: Gator, Turtle/ Tortoise, Snakes, Chuckwalla, Bearded Dragon
Live Entertainment: Mama Coal

July 20: Caring for Carnivores
Highlighted Animals: Lion, Jaguar, African Wild Dog, Meerkat, Otter, Vulture
Live Entertainment: Mr. Nature’s Music Garden

July 27: Bear Necessities
Highlighted Animals: Andean Bear, Grizzly Bear
Live Entertainment: Chris Arpad

August 3: Bird is the Word
Highlighted Animals: All Birds In The Aviaries, Flamingos, Ostriches, Crown Cranes, Peacocks
Live Entertainment: Jacob Acosta

August 10: From the Amazon to the Andes
Highlighted Animals: Andean Bear, Capybara, Anteater, Tapir, Jaguar, Sloth, Galapagos Tortoise, Rhea, Squirrel Monkey
Live Entertainment: Tiny House of Funk