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June 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 8:00 pm EDT

We’ll be adding hearts and rainbows to our stripes and spots during our second annual Pride Night. Learn new facts about your favorite Animal Ambassadors, tour select exhibits, grab a bite from our restaurant, and shake your plumage to an eclectic tunes spun by a local DJ. 

· Animal Ambassador Greeters till 5:45pm

· All exhibit trails open until 7:30pm

· Interactive Goat Yard open till 7:45pm

· Yard games and open field space available for play

· Zoo Restaurants, including Mini Melts Ice Cream Open Late!

· Food trucks: Munchies & Such, DC Smoothies

· Craft beer from O’Conner Brewing and wine available for purchase

· Special Zoo Scavenger Hunt: Search for the whole rainbow of colors as you explore the Zoo for a chance to win a unique and colorful prize, and make your own colorful and wearable art!

Event takes place rain or shine! 🌧️☀️ 

🎟️ All tickets, including Non-Member, are live NOW!

Raffle Alert! All advance tickets purchased by June 9 will be entered into a raffle to win Zoo Swag, including gift certificates and even a membership! Tickets purchased day-of will not be entered into the raffle. Winners will be selected and announced during the event. All winners who do not claim their prizes on the night of the event will be contacted via email the following week.

🎉 Each ticket will also be gifted a FREE GENERAL ADMISSION voucher to come back on another day!

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‣ Zoo Member Adult Tickets: $12 

‣ Zoo Member Child Tickets: $7 

‣ Non-Member Adult Tickets: $22

‣ Non-Member Child Tickets: $12

*Children under 2 are free  

*All ticket pricing includes a Conservation and Technology Fee.