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 2016 are as follows:

Friday, June 17 – Spend the Night Owl-t! SOLD OUT

An Owl themed nocturnal adventure for the whole family. Join us at this annual Father’s day weekend event and celebrate the inner night owl in your whole family.

Friday, July 8 – Slithery Summer Fun

Snakes and other fun slithery animals will welcome you in this overnight campout. Snake themed crafts, games, and movies will “serpently” guarantee you a good time!

Friday, August 12 – Summer on the Savannah

Hang out overnight with our African animal friends, the giraffes and the zebras. Wear your spots and stripes and travel on an overnight safari filled with fun, activities and more!

Friday, September 9 – Hanging Out With the Cool Cats

Beat the summer heat by becoming one of the cool cats at the zoo! Enjoy an overnight experience with us as we celebrate our big cats at the zoo!

Friday, October 14 – Night Fright SOLD OUT

Celebrate with us at this not-too-spooky overnight where you can dress in your Halloween best and have a thriller of a night!

Tickets are $49.95 per person 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!

Contact Guest Services at 800-652-4143 x 222 or to make your reservation.

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