Father-Daughter Dance Waitlist Registration

Father-Daughter Dance

Father-Daughter Dance - SOLD OUT

In effort to keep all lads and little ladies safe, the Father-Daughter Dance has been postponed.

New date and time: Sunday, Feb. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m.

  • The Reserve
  • Cost: $65 per pair, $20 for each additional daughter, $30 for each additional father-figure
  • Purchase includes all benefits of your selected adoption package

Calling all dads, or father-figures, and daughters – put on your dancing shoes and treat your little ladies to a night at the Fort Worth Zoo! Enjoy light refreshments, a meet-and-greet with the Zoo’s outreach animals, dance games, photo ops and a Valentine’s adoption package of your choosing. Proceeds support the care and feeding of the Zoo’s animals. This event is recommended for daughters ages 3 to 12.

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Father-Daughter Dance FAQs

Are there going to be REAL animals at the event? I really want to pet/cuddle with/hug/kiss all of the animals. Can I do any of those things at the party?
Yes, there will be REAL cool creatures at the Valentine’s events. No, you may not pet/cuddle/hug/kiss any of them. They are only to be handled by Fort Worth Zoo animal staff. Keep reading to learn how you’ll be able to (safely) interact with the animals.

What will the animals be doing at the event?
The Zoo’s outreach animals will be mingling with guests at the beginning of the party, as well as posing for photo ops with our photographer. Get your hashtags ready.

Who can participate in the father-daughter dance?
Fathers, or father-figures, and their daughter(s) are invited to come to the dance.

What will we be doing at the father-daughter dance?
In addition to the meet-and-greet with our animals, you can have your photo taken with your daughter, enjoy a DJ, dance games and light refreshments.

What is the attire for the father-daughter dance?
Please consider “after-five” attire. For example, this might be a dress, or slacks and a blouse for ladies, and slacks and a button-down or collared shirt for men.

The person I was planning on attending this party with just bailed/I have the flu/I want that high you can only get when canceling plans and you get to stay home in your pajamas and watch Netflix. Can you refund my tickets?
Unfortunately, all ticket sales are final and non-refundable. You may donate your tickets back to the Zoo as a partial charitable contribution.