After Hours

After Hours Programs


Millions of visitors see the Zoo in daylight but very few see it by flashlight. Private overnights are perfect for: 

  • Schools

  • Corporate Groups

  • Families

  • Scouts

  • And everyone in between!

  •  For more info or to schedule your snooze, contact Erica Buckwalter at (405) 425-0270 or e-mail:

Parents Night Out 

It can be a bear of a task to raise your cub and teach them too! The Zoo has experts ready to tame your wild child with a zoo-rific experience during our NEW Parents Night Out program. Swing your little monkey over to the Zoo so you can spend the evening prowling the town. The program will include a themed lesson, craft, pizza, a nighttime Zoo tour, and a movie.

  • November 6th

  • November 20th

  • December 18th

  • Ages: 4-11 years old.

  • Drop off is 6:00-6:15pm

  • Concludes at 10:00pm (you can pick up your child earlier)

  • $40/non-member for single child, $35/additional child

  • $30/members for single child, $25/additional child

  • Additional paperwork must be filled out. CLICK HERE. 

Family Camp Out

Camping at the Zoo…It’s going to be in-tents-ly awesome! You’ll pitch your tent on Zoo grounds, go for an evening hike, snack on s’mores while listening to animal themed stories then snooze under the stars during our NEW Camp Out family program. Event includes an animal presentation and a light breakfast in the morning then Zoo admission for the whole day. 

  • November 7th OR November 14th (SOLD OUT)

  • Children must have an adult enrolled with them. 

  • Ages: 4+ years. 

  • 6:30pm-8:00am

  • $40/person 

  • Families must provide their own tent and gear

  • Click HERE to read the FAQ sheet with super important details!

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