Safari Nights at Dallas Zoo


May 28, 2022 to July 02, 2022
09:00 AM until 09:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, 1 week(s) on Saturday


Dallas Zoo View map
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway,
Dallas, TX, 75203

Additional Information

  • Website:
  • Line/Box Office Phone: 469/554-7500
  • Cost: Free with zoo admission: $21 adults; $16 children ages 3–11 and seniors 65 and older; free for children 2 and younger and for members. Members contact 469/554-7400 or Parking is $10 per vehicle.
  • Ages: All ages


Safari Nights are back at Dallas Zoo! Starting May 28, spend your summer Saturday nights rockin' out after hours at the Dallas Zoo. Safari Nights returns with live music from DFW's best tribute bands, your favorite animals, special keeper chats and encounters, food truck fare and craft beer & wine for purchase, and fun for the whole family.

Zoo hours are extended until 9pm each Saturday night, May 28 through July 2. So come early to enjoy Dallas Zoo, stay for the entertainment, and dance the night away once the band takes the stage in The Grove.

Saturday night band lineup:
May 28: Hard Day’s Night, a Beatles tribute band
June 4: Forever Mac, a Fleetwood Mac tribute
June 11: Midnight Soul, party music from '60s to today
June 18: The Elton Johns, an Elton John tribute
June 25: The Coppertones, rock and soul review
July 2: Escape, a Journey tribute

You're welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs, coolers with drinks and snacks. (No alcohol, glass bottles, or disposable straws.) Food truck fare, snacks and sweet treats, soft drinks, cold craft beer, and wine will be available for purchase.

Safari Nights is free with zoo admission. You can buy tickets to enjoy the zoo during the day, and stay for Safari Nights.

Dino Safari, a guided tram experience, is open late, too, on Safari Night Saturdays. So you can add Dino Safari tickets when you buy your admission tickets online.

Or upgrade your night and add chair rentals or a private cabana rental to your online purchase.
- Adirondack chair rental for $5
- Private cabana for $200; member price is $175. Includes six Adirondack chairs, an oscillating fan, small table, and ice bin with waters.
-Optional with cabana rental: Add tenders & fries package or burger & fries package, with choice of soft drinks, craft beer, or wine for six people.

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