Dance and Dine the Night Away

Full Zoo Experience • Live Music • Adults 21+ • All Inclusive Food & Drink. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo invites you to dance and dine the night away while enjoying drinks and international delights from Taste, our in-house caterer. Animal shows during the night will inspire and delight while you enjoy this adults-only evening. Local musicians will set the mood throughout the Zoo until 9:30 p.m.

Highlights of Tails, Tunes & Tastes

TUNES – Enjoy these local bands!

Check back for band listings closer to the event.

TASTE Menus for August by Location

Taste - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Catering logo
(VG-Vegetarian, GF-Gluten Free, DF-Dairy Free)
Check back for band listings closer to the event.

Details & FAQs
  • Come prepared with comfortable shoes and a warmer layer.
  • Tails, Tunes & Tastes will take place, rain or shine. All food/drink/music stations will be protected from the elements, but guests may want to bring an umbrella to walk from area to area.
  • No refunds or transfers for inclement weather – this is a rain or shine event.
  • Refunds available up to two weeks before the event only.
  • Please carpool and designate a sober driver – great reminders for any night out! Or better yet, don’t drive at all and use a ride sharing service!
  • Last admission at 8 p.m., event closes at 9:30 p.m.
  • Animal exhibits close at 8 p.m.
  • Sky Ride – last ride up at 7:30 p.m. ($4 for Zoo members, $5 for non-members). Tickets available only at Zoo Admissions.

Volunteers Needed

Interested in volunteering for this adults-only event? We still need volunteers (age 21+) to help out throughout the evening on Thursday, July 25 and August 29 from 5:15 – 9:30 p.m. Volunteers will get to enjoy food, live music and animal shows throughout the night.

To sign up as a Tails, Tunes & Tastes volunteer, please visit

Sponsorship Information

Interested in being a sponsor of Tails, Tunes & Tastes? Please contact Jenny Koch at 719-424-7814 or [email protected].

All event proceeds benefit the care of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s animals.