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Overnight Programs

Polar Bear PJ Party

What does it take to survive in the Arctic? Just ask Nikita and Berlin! Spend the night with them to find out what hardships they face as well as us if we would ever venture to the snowy north. Cost is $30 per person, minimum age is 6 years old; FOTZ Members receive a 10% discount.

Penguin Pole-looza

Want to beat the cold? Learn how the penguins do it. Enjoy an evening of hands-on activities in our new Helzberg Penguin Plaza.  Cost is $40 per person, minimum age is 6 years old; FOTZ Members receive a 10% discount.

Nocturnal Safari

Spend a wild night camping in Africa! Explore the ultimate nocturnal adventure. All campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags, and flashlights. The overnight includes a guided tour, activities, an animal encounter and s'mores! We will walk about when the rest of the Zoo is closed, so we will see who might be awake! In the morning, the adventure continues with a continental breakfast in our chimp classroom. Cost is $35 per person (minimum age is 6). FOTZ members receive a 10% discount. Select nights from 6pm-10am.

Want your own private overnight? 

Gather 20 of your friends and email us at for your desired date.