June 2014 Events & Promotions Announced

Palm Beach Zoo
Palm Beach Zoo
May 29, 2014

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is announcing the following events and promotions for the month of June 2014:

Report Card Recognition: All Month - Allows children to receive $1.00 off their regular admission price per “A” on their final report card of the school year throughout the month of June, limit of up to five A’s per student can be redeemed. If your school does not confer letter grades, we will accept the highest grade your school awards. Students must bring report card to front gate to receive discount, copies will not be accepted.

Happy Birthday, Mirasol: June 1, 10 a.m. - The Zoo’s native Florida panther, Mirasol, is turning thirteen years old, so help her celebrate on Sunday, June 1st at 10 a.m. at the panther habitat. She will receive a wrapped gift for her birthday present, so come out to see her enjoy the special enrichment.

Safari Nights: World Ocean’s Day: June 6, 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Celebrate the beauty of the beach at our World Ocean’s Day-themed Safari Night. Guests can enjoy a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters, and ocean-themed crafts in the Zoo’s Florida Pioneer House. Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free.

World Ocean’s Day: June 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – On World Oceans Day, people around the planet celebrate and honor the body of water which links us all, for what it provides humans and what it represents. Be a part of this growing global celebration! Guests can enjoy ocean-themed crafts all day in the Zoo’s Florida Pioneer house. Thanks to The Ocean Project and The World Ocean Network for helping to promote and coordinate this nationwide event since 2002.

Roar & Pour featuring The Goodnicks: June 7, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Something new is happening at the Palm Beach Zoo on select Saturday nights!  Roar & Pour debuts with The Goodnicks playing today’s top hits. The event features live music, great food, drinks and more. Live music, food, and drink service starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Fountain Plaza, and the party goes until 9:30 p.m. Look for amazing up-close animal encounters and zookeeper talks. We’ll mix up the music themes each week, and some weeks will feature “Tap Takeovers” from your favorite South Florida breweries. Admission is as follows: Adult Non-Member (13 and older) $15.95, Adult Member (13 and older) $9.00, Child Non-Member (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Child Member (ages 3 through 12) $5.00, Children under 3 are free. Admission prices start at 4:30 p.m. Please note, food and drinks are not included in the cost of admission.

Conservation Leadership Lecture featuring Dr. Richard Hilsenbeck: June 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – This lecture, entitled “Florida Panther Habitat Conservation and Connectivity,” will feature conservation biologist, Richard A. Hilsenbeck, Ph.D. of the Nature Conservancy. Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvres and up-close animal encounters before each lecture presentation begins. Tickets are $20.00 per person. To purchase your tickets online, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org. For questions, please call Pam Viscusi in the President’s Office at (561) 547-WILD ext. 285.

Safari Nights: Father’s Day: June 13, 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Celebrate the awesome dads out there at the Zoo this Father’s Day! Guests can enjoy making a special gift for Dad in our Florida Pioneer House, a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters, and taking part in a scavenger hunt through the Zoo to meet all of our wild dads. Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free.

Flag Day: June 14, 10 a.m. ceremony – Celebrate the American Flag with us as we hold our inaugural flag ceremony! Members of the Scout community will assist us in lowering our current flag and raising our new one at 10 a.m. The first 200 guests will receive their very own mini-American flag. All guests bringing in an unserviceable American flag to be properly disposed of or any guests wearing an American flag-themed clothing item (hat, shirt, label pin) will receive $2.00 off of their day’s admission. Discount is available from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Green Market Stand: June 14, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Take home farm-fresh Florida produce from our Green Market Stand. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably-harvested items near the Zoo’s exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The market stand will remain open until 5:30 pm so all Zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening.

Roar & Pour featuring Calamity Jane: June 14, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Guests will enjoy the classic rock sounds of Calamity Jane. Roar & Pour features live music, great food, drinks and more! Live music, food, and drink service starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Fountain Plaza, and the party goes until 9:30 p.m. Look for amazing up-close animal encounters and zookeeper talk, and we’ll mix up the music themes each week. Admission is as follows: Adult Non-Member (13 and older) $15.95, Adult Member (13 and older) $9.00, Child Non-Member (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Child Member (ages 3 through 12) $5.00, Children under 3 are free. Admission prices start at 4:30 p.m. Please note, food and drinks are not included in the cost of admission.

Father’s Day BBQ: June 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – To celebrate all of the awesome Dads out there, the Zoo is offering $1.00 draft beers and $1.00 hot dogs for all fathers who visit the Zoo this Father’s Day. In addition, all dads will receive 50% off their regular admission with the purchase of one child ticket at regular price and a printed coupon from www.palmbeachzoo.org.

Safari Nights: Fairy Tale Night: June 20, 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Guests will enjoy meeting their favorite fairy tale princesses, a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, and meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters! Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free.

Roar & Pour: Parrothead Night featuring Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways: June 21, 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. – We’re inviting all Parrotheads for Roar & Pour to dance the night away to Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways, South Florida’s favorite Jimmy Buffet tribute band. Live music, food, and drink service starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Fountain Plaza, and the party goes until 9:30 p.m. Look for amazing up-close animal encounters and zookeeper talks. This week will feature Enjoy Jimmy Buffet’s own Landshark beer and Margaritaville rum and tequila drinks. Admission is as follows: Adult Non-Member (13 and older) $15.95, Adult Member (13 and older) $9.00, Child Non-Member (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Child Member (ages 3 through 12) $5.00, Children under 3 are free. Admission prices start at 4:30 p.m. Please note, food and drinks are not included in the cost of admission.

Safari Nights: Summer Gardens: June 27, 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Guests will enjoy learning about planting their very own backyard garden, decorating a bio-degradable planter in the Zoo’s Florida Pioneer House, a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, and meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters! Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free.

Green Market at the Zoo: June 28, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Take home farm-fresh Florida produce from our Green Market Stand. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably-harvested items near the Zoo’s exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The market stand will remain open until 5:30 p.m. so all Zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening.

To stay up-to-date on all Palm Beach Zoo promotions, programs and special events, or for more information regarding a particular event, please visit www.palmbeachzoo.org/special-events

 

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