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ZooSnooze- Living by the Moonlight

October 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am

We shine a light on the creatures that only come out at night!

Discover what happens at the zoo after the sun goes down at Elmwood Park Zoo’s “ZooSnooze” 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 ZooSnooze is uniquely themed and allows guests to experience Elmwood Park Zoo in a whole new way! ZooSnooze campouts are recommended for children ages 4 and up.


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Tickets are $49.95 per non-Member and $34.95 per Member; kids ages 0 to 2 are free.

Price includes admission, pizza dinner, activities, a movie and popcorn under the stars, s’mores by the campfire and breakfast in the morning. 

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


All campers are required to provide their own camping equipment.

What to Bring:


-Sleeping bag, pillow, blanket


-Bug spray

-Weather appropriate outerwear- ponchos/ jackets



 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 zoosnooze@elmwoodparkzoo.org.

Guests can book a private ZooSnooze for any groups larger than 25. 


Scouts! consider enhancing your ZooSnooze experience by adding on daytime scout workshop for only $8.95 per scout. 


Outside food & beverage is permitted, but coolers will be checked upon entering the zoo. Outside alcohol is strictly prohibited, and any guests with it will be asked to leave the event without refund.

Please note: Online registration closes on the Wednesday before each campout. After this date, registration must be completed by phone. Other events may be held throughout the zoo during your zoo snooze. Elmwood Park Zoo has the right to cancel a program or event due to insufficient registration. Themes are subject to change




October 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am
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