Discover what happens at the zoo after the sun goes down at Elmwood Park Zoo’s “ZooSnooze” overnight campouts! ZooSnooze campouts are recommended for children ages 4 and up. 

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

Campout includes:

Dinner and breakfast

Flashlight tour of the zoo

Campfire & activities

Educational show the next morning

Zoo admission the next day


$45 per member/ $55 per non-member

2019 Dates:

6:00PM, Saturday, June 15th

6:00PM, Friday, July 19th

6:00PM, Friday, August 23rd

6:00PM, Friday, September 20th

6:00PM, Saturday, October 5th



-Sleeping bag, pillow, blanket


-Bug spray

-Weather appropriate outerwear- ponchos/ jackets


Interested in a private ZooSnooze? Contact zoosnooze@elmwoodparkzoo.org!
Elmwood Park Zoo has the right to cancel, change, or postpone any program/event. Programs/events that have not met the minimum number of participants or registrations within the week of the event may be cancelled. In the event that the zoo cancels the program/event, ticket holders will be contacted directly and issued a full refund. Any cancellation or change on behalf of the ticket holder must be received at least 7 days prior to the program/event to receive the change or partial refund of 80%. No refunds will be given for ticket holder cancellations less than 7 days before the scheduled event/program date.