Safari Nights - When the Zoo Really Comes Alive!

Join us every Friday evening (4:15 to 9 p.m.) from June through August! Each night will feature a different family-friendly theme and will include entertainment for guests of all ages!

  • Roving Animal Encounters, Keeper Talks & Training Sessions
  • Interactive Fountain Fun, Kid’s Games & Eco Craft Stations
  • DJ Dance Parties hosted by Noisy Neighbors DJs from Glass Productions 
  • Facepainting by Donna's Facepainting & Party Art (when available)
  • Giveaways*
  • Dinner Specials in the Tropics Cafe
  • Children’s Entertainment of Various Themes such as Face Painting, Air Brush Tattoos, Costume Contests, Sand Art, Character Meet ‘n’ Greets, and Live Kid’s Entertainment
  • Live Music for the Grown-Ups on the Tropics Cafe Deck Overlooking Baker Lake on Select Evenings**

2016 Theme Schedule

  • June 3rd – Fairytale
  • June 10th – World Ocean’s Day
  • June 17th – Magic: Wizard / Witches
  • June 24th – Superhero
  • July 1st – 4th of July Beach Bash
  • July 8th – Dinosaur
  • July 15th – Pajama
  • July 22nd – Party for the Planet
  • July 29th – Winter in July
  • August 5th – Pirate
  • August 12th – Art Night
  • August 19th – Sports
  • August 26th – Fairytale

Come dressed to match the nightly themes and be entered to win a Palm Beach Zoo prize pack valued at $150!*** 

NEW LOWER RATES for the rest of the summer:

Zoo Members Free
Non-Member Adult (Ages 13+) $14.50
Non-Member Child (Ages 3-12) $10.50
Toddlers (Ages 0-2) Free





Buy Safari Nights tickets in advance here!

Vendor and sponsor opportunities are available for this family-friendly event - please email us at for more details.

  • *Available on a first-come, first served basis.
  • **Please inquire as to live music and giveaway schedule at
  • ***Winner will be drawn at the end of the Safari Nights Series in August 2016.

Contact Us

Palm Beach Zoo

1301 Summit Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405-3035
(561) 547-9453

Support for the Palm Beach Zoo is provided by:

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.