July 2016 Special Events Announced for Palm Beach Zoo


July 2016 Special Events Announced for Palm Beach Zoo

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for the month of July 2016:

We Love Our Locals #WildWeekdays Special

Mon-Fri until July 31, 2016 we are offering a ‪#‎WildWeekdays $5 OFF DISCOUNT for anyone living in Palm Beach County! Applies to ALL regular, full-price daytime admissions from 9a-4:15p *special events not included* You MUST provide a government issued ID or utility bill to receive the discount. http://goo.gl/ydH431


Food Truck Safari

July 16: 4:30p – 9:00p (Copperpoint Brewing Company tap takeover)


Food Truck Safari returns to the Palm Beach Zoo, Saturday, July 16th. 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 Copperpoint Brewing Company 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 http://goo.gl/9kXktc

Safari Nights

July 1: Fourth of July Beach Bash (American animals)

July 15: Pajama (nocturnal animals)

July 22: Party for the Planet (home gardening)

July 29: Winter in July (global warming)

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!

Roar & Pour

July 2: 4:30p – 9:00p

Spend an evening in the Zoo with live music, great food, and cold drinks…featuring a Twisted Trunk Brewing tap takeover with Palm Beach Pilz and Irish Red on tap. Explore the Zoo, experience up-close animal encounters, and then at 7:30pm Roll The Stones (a Rolling Stones Tribute) takes the stage! Learn more at http://goo.gl/6c1NXk

Education Events

Zoo 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

Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m.


July 2: Zoo Looking by Mem Fox

July 9: Curious George by H.A. Rey

July 16: Miles and Miles of Reptiles by Tish Rabe

July 23: Allie Gator and the Mixed-Up Scarecrow by Heather Alexander

July 30: Here is the African Savanna by Madeline Dunphy

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


About the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

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.