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October 2017

Boo at the Zoo

Friday, October 20 @ 4:00 pm - Sunday, October 22 @ 8:30 pm

October 20-21-22, 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 7:30 p.m.) Come See the Original Creatures of the Night. It’ll be all treats and no tricks for your little pirates and princesses at this year’s Boo at the Zoo, the region’s most unique Halloween event. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families with young children to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe environment, and all of our candy is made with sustainable palm oil to help protect wild orangutans!

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Little Sprouts – The Colors of Fall

Saturday, October 21 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Ages 2 to 4 with adult. Join your Little Sprout and explore all that comes with this beautiful Fall season. like how the leaves change colors!

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F.A.W.N. – Toddlers and Tortoises

Friday, October 27 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

Ages 18-35 months. What do tortoises eat? What does a tortoise shell feel like? Where do tortoises lay their eggs? These are just a few of the questions we will be exploring! Bring your 18-35 month old and meet the tortoises of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

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Boo at the Zoo

Friday, October 27 @ 4:00 pm - Sunday, October 29 @ 8:30 pm

October 27-28-29, 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 7:30 p.m.) Come See the Original Creatures of the Night. It’ll be all treats and no tricks for your little pirates and princesses at this year’s Boo at the Zoo, the region’s most unique Halloween event. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families with young children to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe environment, and all of our candy is made with sustainable palm oil to help protect wild orangutans!

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Boo at the Zoo

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Halloween night, October 31, 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 7:30 p.m.) Come See the Original Creatures of the Night. It’ll be all treats and no tricks for your little pirates and princesses at this year’s Boo at the Zoo, the region’s most unique Halloween event. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families with young children to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe environment, and all of our candy is made with sustainable palm oil to help protect wild orangutans!

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November 2017

Little Sprouts – Enchanting Evergreens

Friday, November 3 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Ages 2 to 4 with adult. Join your Little Sprout and explore what evergreen trees are all about, and all that comes with this beautiful Fall season!

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Kids Only Zoofari Overnight – WildNight

Saturday, November 11 @ 6:00 pm - Sunday, November 12 @ 8:00 am

Kids ages 5+. Have you ever seen or heard the Zoo at night? Don’t guess, come learn what it’s like to spend the night among the creatures at the Zoo. We’ll walk through the Zoo at night and discover what the animals do when the Zoo is closed. This program is for kids only, dinner and breakfast are served.

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Little Sprouts – Thank You Earth!

Saturday, November 18 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Ages 2 to 4 with adult. Join your Little Sprout in a share and pretend Thanksgiving feast with animal friends and thank our earth for all it provides.

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December 2017

Electric Safari

Friday, December 8 @ 5:30 pm - Sunday, December 10 @ 8:30 pm

Lights, Animals and Holiday Spirit! Celebrate holiday cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle.

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Electric Safari

Friday, December 15 @ 5:30 pm - Saturday, December 23 @ 8:30 pm

Lights, Animals and Holiday Spirit! Celebrate holiday cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle.

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Electric Safari

December 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 8:30 pm

Lights, Animals and Holiday Spirit! Celebrate holiday cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle.

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January 2018

Kids Only Overnight WildNight

January 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Kids ages 5+. Have you ever seen or heard the Zoo at night? You no longer need to guess, come see what it’s like to spend the night among the creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. We’ll walk through the Zoo at night and discover what the animals do when the Zoo is closed. This program is for kids only, dinner and breakfast are served.​

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February 2018

Kids Only Valentines WildNight

February 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - February 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Kids ages 5+. Let us do all the work, all you have to do is drop the kiddos off! We will have a pizza party, roast s’mores, go for an evening tour, and even meet an animal up close! We’ll make an animal themed valentines craft to take home! We will even throw in a continental breakfast and a morning tour to will complete your Valentines overnight.

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May 2018

Run to the Shrine

May 19, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am

All ages. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo invites world class runners and families alike to Run to the Shrine on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Run to the Shrine is a 4-mile run/walk course that curves through the Zoo, up to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun and back down into the Zoo. The run provides some of the most stunning views in the Pikes Peak region. The 4-mile race concludes with a party at Lodge at Moose Lake!
Please check back in January 2018 for the online registration link. Day-of registration will be at the Zoo from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday; only credit cards accepted for registration fee (no cash or checks).

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June 2018

Moonlight on the Mountain

June 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Adults 21+ • Full Zoo Experience • Live Music • Unlimited Food & Drink Samples. This is one of the region’s premier annual mixers featuring the best food and drink our region has to offer. Online eTickets for VIP and General Admission will be available.

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July 2018

Tails, Tunes & Tastes

July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Adults 21+. Full Zoo experience. Live Music. All Inclusive Food & Drink. Tails, Tunes & Tastes is a unique event where our guests can mix and mingle under the stars while enjoying a variety of live bands, drinks and international delights from Taste, our in-house caterer – all while you explore the Zoo! Online ticket sales open closer to the event, please check back!

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August 2018

Teddy Bear Day

August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Children ages 3 to 11 visiting the Zoo along with a teddy bear, their favorite stuffed animal or doll, will receive discounted admission of $9.75 (saving $10!). (Kids 2 and under are just 75¢, and Zoo members are always free.) Kids can stop by the Teddy Bear Clinic at the Lodge at Moose Lake for a free stuffed animal “check-up” and meet medical personnel in a “beary” fun environment. Check out the special animal shows and happenings and come have a BEARiffic day at the Zoo!

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Tails, Tunes & Tastes

August 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Adults 21+. Full Zoo experience. Live Music. All Inclusive Food & Drink. Tails, Tunes & Tastes is a unique event where our guests can mix and mingle under the stars while enjoying a variety of live bands, drinks and international delights from Taste, our in-house caterer – all while you explore the Zoo! Online ticket sales open closer to the event, please check back!

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