Palm Beach Zoo: August 2016 Special Events

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for the month of August 2016

 #WildWeekdays Discount

Mon-Fri until August 31, 2016 we are offering a #WildWeekdays $5 OFF  Discount. You can find a coupon on our website and Facebook page beginning August 1st! Applies to ALL regular, full-price daytime admissions from 9:00a-4:15p weekdays throughout August. You must print (or preferably) show this coupono on your smart phone.

Safari Nights: When the Zoo Comes Alive!

Join us every Friday evening (5:00p to 9:00p) in August for Safari Nights.

  • August 5 – Pirate Theme
  • August 12 - Art Theme
  • August 19 – Sports Theme
  • August 26 – Fairytale Theme

Each night will feature a different family friendly theme and will include children's entertainment such as face painting and kids’ DJ in the Fountain Plaza and MUCH more!  We will also be dropping Pokemon lures, so come on out and #CatchEmAll! Visit for more information! 

Roar & Pour: The Petty Hearts: Saturday, August 6: 4:30p – 9:00p

Roar & Pour… An evening in the Zoo with drinks, food and live music featuring The Petty Hearts… America’s Definitive Tom Petty Tribute Show… and a tap takeover with Due South Brewing. See for all the info. 

Pokemon Party: Go Wild & Catch Em All” – Saturday, August 13 & August 27 4:15p-9:00pm

The whole Zoo is open with special up-close animal encounters.  Enjoy live music while cooling off in the Interactive Fountain and we’ll have a cash bar on tap for the adults.  We’ll be dropping lures around the Zoo and providing a charging station in the Fountain Plaza – to make sure you’re recharged to #CatchEmAll 

Food Truck SafariSaturday, August 20: 4:30p – 9:00p (Tequesta Brewing Company tap takeover) 

It’s the last Food Truck Safari of the summer! Explore the Zoo, enjoy up-close animal encounters and gnosh on some of Palm Beach County’s best gourmet food trucks. Features a Tequesta Brewing Co. tap takeover PLUS live music by The TJ Cronin Duo and more TBA. Scheduled trucks: Old School Food ServiceMelted MadnessHurricane Alley Chowder Truck n Snack ShackWorld Fusion CuisineWoody's Burgers and Sweet Cravings NY! We LOVE our members who now get FREE carousel rides! 

Teddy Bear Affair: Saturday, August 27th (11:00a-3:00p)

Stuffed with LOVE! It’s time for our annual teddy bear check-up at the Palm Beach Zoo! Bring your favorite stuffed animal to ‘Teddy Bear Affair’ which features:

* Check-ups on your furry friends!

*Veterinarian Dress-up Station - Try on scrubs, gloves, stethoscopes and snap a pic!

*Bear Cub Coloring Contest - Enter your masterpiece for a chance to win a special surprise!

Education Events

Zoo Camp 2016 

"My daughter loved it! She had such a blast!" - Kids and parents are raving about THE BEST SUMMER CAMP in Palm Beach County!

Openings are available for our last week of camp – the week of August 8th.  The theme is Animal Olympics. Your child will have a WILD time exploring the amazing world of exciting animal athletes. Register today!  

Story Time at the Zoo: A Real Page Turner10:30a on Saturday’s in Conservation Station

  • August 6: How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long
  • August 13: Chunky Safari Zebra by Emily Bolam
  • August 20: The Big Brag by Dr. Seuss
  • August 27: The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission. For more information visit:

About the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. visit for more information.




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