Discover what happens at the Zoo after the sun goes down at Elmwood Park Zoo's "Zoo Snooze" overnight campouts! Spend a night under the stars with your favorite animal friends and enjoy outdoor family time in a safe and unique environment! 

Zoo Snooze provides a great camping experience for both first-time and seasoned campers. Campouts take place on one Friday per month (June through October). Each Zoo Snooze is uniquely themed and allows guests to experience Elmwood Park Zoo in a whole new way!

Dates and themes for 2017 are as follows:

Friday, June 16 – Exploring EPZ: The New Frontier

This ZooSnooze is all about on the new frontier! Take a step back in time, western style, as we learn about our Grassland animals like the bison, prairie dogs, snakes, wolf and horses! Join us for our annual Father’s day weekend campout!

Friday, July 21 – Safari Showdown: Spots vs. Stripes

Come spend the night at the zoo and witness a Safari Showdown. It's spots vs. stripes, giraffes vs. zebras! Learn all about our African friends at this family campout!

Friday, August 18 – Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Let us flock together as we adventure through the zoo to learn all about our different birds, including eagles, owls, sun conures, swans, ducks, macaws and many more! Fly away from the zoo being more knowledgeable about birds!

Friday, September 15 – Not Your Average Cat

Spend that night with your not so average cats, our big cats! Learn all about our jags, ocelots, jagarundis and bobcat!

Friday, October 20 – Howling and Prowling Through the Night

Let’s get nocturnal as we camp out with our night time friends. Learn all about our bats, wolf, owls, fox, skunk and porcupines at this camp out!

Tickets are $49.95 per non-Member and $34.95 per Member; kids under 3 are free.
Price includes admission, pizza dinner, activities, a movie and popcorn under the stars, s’mores by the campfire and a continental breakfast in the morning. All campers are required to provide their own camping equipment.

Add a Souvenir Campout Kit (safari hat, flashlight keychain and binoculars) for only $19.95 more!

Please click the title of the camp out to register. If you'd like to register by phone or have questions, contact Guest Services at 800-652-4143 x 222. To email concerns or inquiries, contact

Please note: Online registration closes on the Wednesday before each campout. After this date, registration must be completed by phone.
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