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

Food & Beverages

Multiple Bar Locations (Drink ticket redemption and for purchase):

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Selections at our Food Outlets (for purchase):

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Tickets & Cost

Details & FAQs
  • Tails, Tunes & Tastes will take place, rain or shine. All food/drink/music stations will be protected from the elements, but walkways between areas are uncovered. Guests may want to bring an umbrella.
  • No refunds available after two weeks prior to the event date.
    – No refunds for the July 29 event will be given after Thursday, July 15, 2021.
    – No refunds for the August 26 event will be given after Thursday, August 12, 2021.
    – No refunds for the September 30 event will be given after Thursday, September 16, 2021.
  • Dress for a night of food, drinks and dancing, but remember you will walking up and down the hills at the Zoo!
  • Designate a driver, or better yet, don’t drive at all! Take a taxi or use a ride-sharing service like Lyft or Uber.
  • Last admission at 8 p.m., event closes at 9:30 p.m.
  • Animal exhibits close at 9:30 p.m.
  • Sky Ride – last ride up at 8 p.m., be in line by 7:30 p.m. ($4 for Zoo members, $5 for non-members). Tickets available at Sky Ride cashier booth.

Volunteers Needed

Interested in volunteering for this adults-only event? We still need volunteers (age 21+) to help out throughout the evening on Thursdays, July 29, August 26 and September 30, from 5:15 – 9:30 p.m.

Watch for a volunteer sign-up link closer to the event.
For questions, contact Amanda Ulrich, special events manager at [email protected].

Sponsorship Information

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

Proceeds benefit the care of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s animals.