Events

Other Zoo Activities & Educational Opportunities
  • Sippin' Safari

    May – September
    Summer Concert Series At The Zoo, Live Music and more.

  • Hawaiian Luau

    August 13
    TPZS membership is not valid for this event.

  • Zoo Brew

    September 17
    Enjoy an evening at the zoo where the animals are active and you can taste some delicious brew. Food is available for purchase from Kookaburra Kafe, and at tasting stations throughout the zoo. Wine tasting available. Last admission 8:30 p.m. ID required.

  • Masquerade Ball

    October 15
    Join us at the zoo in your best masquerade costume to enjoy music, champagne, and heavy hors d’oeuvres as you stroll through the zoo beautifully decorated with over 500,000 lights. Plus, you’ll have the option to participate in a murder mystery! (A special ticket is required to participate in the murder mystery). TPZS membership is not valid for this event.

  • Carnival of Souls - All Area Halloween Dance

    October 16
    Dance/DJ, Access to Zoo and Boo at the Zoo Lights, Costumes Encouraged, Costume Contest/Prizes Awarded, Pop/Water & Snacks Provided, High School ID Required

  • Boo At The Zoo

    October 28, 29 & 30
    Enjoy over 500,000 lights, 1000 pumpkins, light sculptures, decorations and trick-or-treat stations throughout the zoo. This “Merry not Scary” event also includes costume contests each night for all ages. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. TPZS membership is not valid for this event.

  • Chillin’ at the Zoo

    June 2022
    Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream stations as you explore the zoo and visit with animal ambassadors.

  • Wines In The Wild

    July 2022
    Enjoy a walk on the wild side of one of the most unique environments in town! The event features a variety of wines from around the world. Visit with some of your favorite animal ambassadors. Live music by the Jazz House Big Band! Food available for purchase.

  • TPZS Annual Picnic

    TBD ~ (by invitation)
    As a way to say Thank You, the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society Board of Directors treat all members to an evening picnic. Invitations are mailed to Members.

Photos Credit: Michael Chatt