Renovations to the leopard den and yard are underway. The Amur leopard Sofiya has been moved to another behind-the-scenes location while this work takes place and will not be spotted by guests until the project is complete.
The inside of the Tundra Buggy at Polar Bear Watch is currently closed for renovation. The animals at Polar Bear Watch will still viewable from other vantage points throughout the project.
The Tree habitat in the Maryland Wilderness area is closed for renovation until spring. The reptiles and amphibians inside the tree, such as wood turtles and Eastern tiger salamanders, will not be viewable during this time. The giant tree slide can still be accessed by the stairs outside of the tree but may be closed at some times.
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Please read the following FAQs:
Who is invited to Zoo Snooze Overnight?
Adults age 21 and up are welcome to join in the fun!
When is Zoo Snooze Overnight offered?
Overnights begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and end at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Participants are welcome to spend the day at the Zoo on Sunday.
What will we do during a Zoo Snooze Overnight?
Participants will tour the Zoo from a whole new perspective. Planned activities include: visiting natural habitats in search of nocturnal creatures, exploring animal senses through participatory activities, playing a zoo trivia game for prizes and enjoying a campfire. There will be terrific food and drink, too!
How much does a Zoo Snooze Overnight cost?
Members, $100/person; non-members, $125/person. Payment is due at time of registration.
What is included in the price of a Zoo Snooze Overnight?
The price of each ticket includes dinner and drinks (2 drink tickets per guest), breakfast, trivia, activities, and admission to the Zoo on the following day.
Dinner menu: Caesar salad, meat and veggie lasagna, garlic bread sticks, tiramisu, a variety of soft drinks, lemonade, beer, and wine (2 drink tickets per guest).
Breakfast menu: Assorted bagels and mini muffins, whole fruit, orange juice, milk, tea, and coffee.
What do I need to bring with me for the overnight?
The following are some of the suggested items to bring:
Sleeping mat or air mattress
Weather appropriate clothing
Flashlight (no headlamps please)
Change of clothes
Cup for drinks
What happens in the event of inclement weather?
The Zoo has the right to cancel the overnight in the event of inclement weather. Participants will be notified the morning of the overnight as to whether or not the overnight will continue. Participants will receive a full refund should we have to cancel.
How can I sign up for a Zoo Snooze Overnight?
Spacing is limited and reservations are required. Participants can sign up and pay online by clicking on the link below and filling out all the required information.
What is the cancellation policy?
Full refunds will only be given with notice on or before two weeks before the overnight program is scheduled to take place. Cancellation notice given after this date will not receive a refund.
Who can I contact with requests or questions?
Please call 443.552.5300 or email email@example.com with any further questions.