Party like it’s 1999 at the Zoo’s historic Mansion House! Dust off your old prom outfit, dance the night away to your favorite throwback songs, and embrace the nostalgia! This 21+ event will have all of the prom classics – music, dancing, and delicious food, plus the added fun of an open bar. There will also be other totally awesome activities including a photo booth, glitter tattoos, cotton candy, a silent auction, and more. Plus, special appearances from the most distinguished guests: the Zoo’s very own animal ambassadors!

More Than 50% Sold Out!


  • Member (21+): $95
  • Non-member (21+): $100

Tickets Include:

  • An open bar – unlimited beer, wine, signature cocktails, spiked seltzers, and soft drinks
  • Hors d’oeuvres – including a chocolate fountain and cotton candy
  • Meet and greet with animal ambassadors
  • Entertainment – DJ and dancing
  • And more – photo booth, glitter tattoos, silent auction

Zoo members, to receive your ticket discount you must first register or log in to the Zoo’s online store. Once you do, you’ll automatically receive your discounts at checkout.

Did you know that Zoo members save $5 on tickets to this event? Learn more about becoming a member of the Maryland Zoo!

Event Info and FAQs:

  • This will be a cocktail-style event, so seating will be limited. There will be no seating chart or assigned seating.
  • This is a 21 and older event. Please remember to bring your ID – guests will not be admitted to the event without valid identification.
  • This event is located at the Zoo’s Mansion House and is rain or shine. All ticket sales are final, non-refundable, and do not include entry into the Zoo.
  • Additional event details will be emailed to the ticket purchaser 24-48 hours prior to the event.

Questions? Please email the events department at events@marylandzoo.org.