June 2016 Special Events Announced for Palm Beach Zoo

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is announcing the following special events and promotions for the month of June 2016:

Food Truck Safari

ftszMay 28: 4:30p – 9:00p (Funky Buddha Brewery tap takeover)

June 18: 4:30p – 9:00p (Barrel of Monks Brewery tap takeover)

Food Truck Safari returns to the Palm Beach Zoo, Saturday, May 28th. Feed your inner animal at some of Palm Beach County’s best gourmet food trucks inside the Zoo. Enjoy live music, plus up-close animal encounters until the Zoo closes at 9:00p. Beer and wine are available for guests 21 and older featuring a Funky Buddha Brewery tap takeover! Gates open at 4:30p, truck windows open at 5:00p with the last ticket being sold at 8:15p. More details at palmbeachzoo.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=events.details&content_id=585

**The Food Truck Safari on June 18 will feature a Barrel of Monks Brewery tap takeover.

Safari Nights

untitledJune 3: 5:00p – 9:00p: Fairytale Night

June 10: 5:00p – 9:00p: World Ocean’s Day

June 17: 5:00p – 9:00p: Magic: Wizard & Witches

June 24: 5:00p – 9:00p: Superhero

The Zoo Comes Alive for Safari Nights! Join us every Friday evening (5:00p to 9:00p) from June through August for Safari Nights. Each night will feature a different family friendly theme and will include children’s entertainment such as face painting and kids’ DJ in the Fountain Plaza and MUCH more! Visit palmbeachzoo.org/safari-nights for more information!

thRoar & Pour

June 4: 4:30p – 9:00p

An evening in the Zoo with live music, great food, and cold drinks…featuring a Saltwater Brewery tap takeover. Explore the Zoo, experience up-close animal encounters, and then at 7:30pm Chain Reaction – The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band takes the stage! Learn more at www.palmbeachzoo.org/roar-and-pour.


thZoo Camp 2016

Come for one week or the entire summer! Each week offers a unique wildlife theme as participants experience zoo keeping activities, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts, enriching conservation education activities, and interactive fountain time.

Each day, participants will enjoy up-close animal encounters, animal exhibit visits, crafts, games, and much more! We offer programs for ages 5 to 17. For more information visit: palmbeachzoo.org/zoo-camp

Story Time at the Zoo: A Real Page Turner

thSaturday’s at 10:30 a.m.

June 4: The Little Koala Who Lost His Tree by Jedda Robaard

June 11: Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

June 18: The Three Little Gators by Helen Ketteman

June 25: Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission. For more information visit: http://www.palmbeachzoo.org/special-events


The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches 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.