August 2017 Special Events Announced for Palm Beach Zoo

Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for August 2017:

 

Safari Nights: every Friday night thru the end of August, 4:30p – 9:00p

THE ZOO COMES ALIVE as Safari Nights returns for its 8th summer of evening fun every Friday night, from 4:30p-9p through August!

MEMBERS ARE FREE! Come dressed to match the nightly themes and ENTER TO WIN an AWESOME Palm Beach Zoo PRIZE PACK valued at $150!!!** Each night will feature a different family-friendly theme and will include entertainment for all ages: including face painting and kids’ DJ in the Fountain Plaza, giveaways, crafts and MUCH more! PRICES: $15.95 ADULT / $11.95 KID / MEMBERS ARE FREE! palmbeachzoo.org/safari-nights-2017

 

Roar & Pour: Saturday, August 12, 4:30p – 9:00p

The whole Zoo is open to explore with Roar & Pour admission starting at 4:30pm. The Summer Grill opens at 5:00pm with burgers and hotdogs. The Tiki Bar also opens at 5:00pm with beer, wine and a Copperpoint Brewing Company tap-takeover! Then, Forever Styx/Chain Reaction takes the stage at 7:00pm with a 45-minute set of Styx hits and 45 minutes of Journey smashes! Palm Beach Zoo welcomes Club Braman members to this Roar & Pour! http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/roar-and-pour-2017

 

Food Truck Safari: Saturday, August 26, 4:30p – 9:00p

Explore the Zoo in search of your favorite wildlife and Palm Beach County’s best gourmet food trucks. Enjoy animal encounters, live music by The earl Trio and Steven Vincent, a cash bar, and a Due South Brewing Company tap-takeover. Trucks (windows open at 5p) are spread throughout the Zoo with two live music locations and two cash bars. The Fountain Plaza Tiki Bar (also opens at 5p) features a local craft brewery tap-takeover. Check our website for updated truck list. www.palmbeachzoo.org/food-truck-safari-2017

Register now for THE BEST ZOO CAMP in Palm Beach County!

Come for one week or the entire summer! Each week offers a unique wildlife theme featuring zoo keeping activities, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts, enriching conservation education activities, & interactive fountain time. Enjoy up-close animal encounters, animal exhibit visits, crafts, games, and much more! We offer programs for ages 5-14. http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/zoo-camp

 

 

Girl Scout Badge Programs are Back!

Is your Girl Scout looking to fulfill badge requirements? Then come have a wild time at the zoo, and earn a badge too! In partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida programs are available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes. Badge Workshops & Journeys may include animal encounters, behind the scenes tours, guided ground tours, crafts, themed activities, and admission to the zoo. Overnight programs include up-close animal encounters, a nocturnal tour, crafts, themed activities, pizza, and a continental breakfast. All programs meet badge requirements. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Click the link for more info. http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/GSSEF

REGISTER NOW to RUN OR WALK TO HELP SAVE JAGUARS ON SEPTEMBER 2ND! http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/save-the-jaguar-5k-2017

Every runner receives a tech-style T-shirt available in men’s and women’s sizes. All registrations also include Zoo admission, so be sure to visit our newest addition, Fiona, in the Jaguar Habitat sponsored by Jaguar Palm Beach. A portion of the proceeds supports our partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect jaguars & their habitat at the Madidi-Tambopata Landscape in Bolivia.

 

The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches is home to over 550 animals and 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. For more information, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org