Zoo Boise is the regional animal conservation exhibit located in the center of Julia Davis Park in downtown Boise. Their park aims to educate children and adults on animals from around the world and support further conservation efforts. Featuring animals from Africa, North and South America, Asia, and beyond, it's a great place to get up close and personal with these wild creatures.
The summer events calendar for Zoo Boise is now live, and there's something for everyone!
Adult Zoo Boise Events
Call the babysitter; it's time for a great night out without the kids at Zoo Boise! These events by Zoo Boise are an excellent chance for you and your friends or significant other to get out and enjoy the expertly designed conservation park.
Father's Day Breakfast - June 19th
An experience for the whole family, Zoo Boise will serve a buffet breakfast, zookeeper talks, and you'll have access to the entire park. Reservations are required and must be made by June 15th. Children under 2 years of age are free but do require a reservation.
Time Breakfast is Served:
9 am - 10 am
$37.50 Adults (12+) Members
$43.50 Adults (12+) Non-members
$23.50 Children (3 - 11) Members
$29.50 Children (3 - 11) Non-members
*Ticket price includes admission to the zoo for the entire day.
Father's Day Breakfast Tickets
A 21+ event with tastings from wines around the world, VIP animal talks, tours, and more. Light appetizers will be served. Only 30 tickets are being sold for this event, so get yours as soon as possible.
Time of Event:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
- June 9th
- July 14th
- August 11th
- September 8th
Wine Safari Tickets
Zoo's Line is it Anyway?
A night of comedy and conservation. This 13+ event will feature animal-themed improv with audience suggestions encouraged. Beer, wine, and other drinks will be available to sip on while you watch the show or explore the zoo. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance, so get yours as soon as possible.
Time of Show:
6 pm - 8:30 pm
- June 29th
- June 13th
- $20 for one show
- $30 for two shows
Zoos Line is it Anyway Tickets
Kid Zoo Boise Events
Run Wild at Zoo Boise - July 23rd
A race designed for runners and walkers ages 1 - 10 with ⅓, ½, and 1-mile routes. Everyone's a winner in this non-competitive race that takes you through the zoo before opening hours. Admission includes access to the race and the park for the entire day. Registration for the event ends at 1 pm on July 22nd or can be done by 7 am on July 23rd.
8 am - 9 am
- $25 for Members
- $30 for Non-members
Run Wild Registration
Snooze at the Zoo
Adults and children over the age of 7 can sleep under the stars on the Zoo Boise grounds. Held over two days, campers will get exclusive late night and early morning tours to catch animals during their non-typical hours. One parent per five children is required, and an evening snack and continental breakfast will be provided. You won't want to miss the animal activities, games, art projects, and up-close encounters that will be happening!
Starts at 6:30 pm and goes until 9 am the next morning.
- June 24th & 25th
- July 16th & 17th
- August 20th & 21st
- $53 per Member
- $57 per Non-member
Snooze at the Zoo Tickets
More Events and Activities at Zoo Boise
The popular Boise destination for animal-loving kids and adults has events all year-round. Stay up to date on future happenings, news from their inhabitants, and how you can support wildlife conservation at Zoo Boise on this page below.
Read all about our experience at Zoo Boise and what you can expect from your visit at our blog,
Zoo Boise Blog