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More nature. More wildlife. More fun! The Zoo’s year-round programs provide opportunities for children to receive hands-on application of conservation principles and up-close and personal views of the Zoo’s animals. Check out the Zoo’s offerings and plan your next adventure.


Parent's Night Out

Fort Worth Zoo Parents Night Out logoOnce a month, you can enjoy a kid-free night out on the town while your children enjoy a night at the Zoo with dinner, a movie, crafts and a night hike through the park! Each night is themed with a movie and related craft. Each wild night at the Zoo is from 5 to 10 p.m. and for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Space is limited, so register early!

The Zoo reserves the right to cancel due to lack of enrollment 72 hours prior to the event.

Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 dates
  • Sept. 17, 2022
  • Oct. 22, 2022
  • Nov. 19, 2022
  • Jan. 21, 2023
  • Feb. 18, 2023
  • April 15, 2023

Times: 5 to 10 p.m.
Ages: 4 to 10 years old 
Price: $50 per child

 

REGISTER HERE!

Fall Family Sleepover

Check back for our next family sleepover opportunity! 

Building forts in the living room? Camping in the backyard? We have the wildest option yet.

Join us for a family sleepover at the Zoo this fall! Dinner, a night hike through the park, continental breakfast and fall crafts are included. 

Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.

Ages: 5 years old and up 
Date: Coming soon!
Time: 8 p.m. to 10 a.m.
Cost: $125 for one adult and one child

$40 for each additional participant (adult or child) 


Zoo Year's Eve

Your kids can ring in the new year at the wildest place in town!

Enjoy a kid-free night out on the town while your children enjoy a night at the Zoo with a movie,

crafts and a night hike through the park and continental breakfast! 

Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.

 
Date: December 31, 2022
Times: 6 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Ages: 6 to 10 years old 
Price: $85 per child


Fishing Seminar for Kids

Geared toward children ages 6 to 16, children will learn the basics of fishing and some secrets from an experienced fisherman for your own adventure at your favorite fishing hole. The cost includes a 90-minute fishing seminar, a casting demonstration, general admission to the Zoo and a new rod and reel for children. This is a great opportunity for families who are interested in fishing or are experienced anglers. 

Zoo members receive a 10 percent discount.

Date: Check back for upcoming dates!
Times: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - noon
Ages: 6 to 10 years old 
Price: $45 per 1 Adult and 1 Child


For more information, contact the education department:
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7200
fax: 817-759-7201
email: education@fortworthzoo.org