Electric Safari Voted Third Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA TODAY’S 10Best
USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice today announced that Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari won third place in the national Best Zoo Lights category. This is the highest ranking the event has ever received, and this is fourth year running that Electric Safari has ranked in the top ten. The award-winning annual holiday lights celebration continues through Wednesday, Jan. 1 (except Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24)...
Electric Safari Lights Up 22 Nights, Beginning Dec. 6
CMZoo’s 50 acres of twinkling mountainside lights, named 2018 Fifth Best Zoo Lights in U.S., is again nominated for national USA Today Readers’ Choice ranking Colorado Springs, Colo. – More than 50 acres of twinkling lights, 85 artisan-made light sculptures, breathtaking nighttime city views and the nearby sound of roaring lions can only mean one . . .
Scary! Only Eighteen Days Until Boo at the Zoo
Tickets are on sale now for seven nights of spooktacular activities over two weekends and Halloween night Colorado Springs, Colo. – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will feel the Halloween spirit when thousands of little ghouls and goblins attend Boo at the Zoo beginning Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The event is a fun way for families to . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Hosts ‘Toss the Tusk’ Ivory Surrender Event
To help protect elephants and offer a way for the community to make a direct impact on the crisis, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hosting an ivory surrender event on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Toss the Tusk gives the public a direct opportunity to take a stand for elephants and be part of this global movement to stop the killing and trafficking, by stopping the demand. By surrendering ivory, ensuring it will never hold value in the market, the public can send a strong signal to the world that that elephants are the only ones that should wear ivory.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Silent Night Provides Mindful Evening Experience
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2019) – Silent Night is a brand-new CMZoo event, which we hope will provide our community with a place of respite, away from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. Enjoy a quiet Zoo experience, join a meditation session at the EdVenture building, meander at a peaceful pace without a schedule and simply clear your mind. This event might also be ideal for those who are seeking a low-sensory experience.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Celebrates Military Appreciation Week
Monday, Sept. 9 - Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 all active duty, veteran and retired military members and their dependents who live in the same household will receive half off the base Zoo admission. Military Appreciation Week is the Zoo’s way of thanking military personnel for their service to our country, apart from the daily available military discount. To receive the discount, present your valid military ID at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s admission booth.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Invites Public to Teddy Bear Day
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s 31st annual Teddy Bear Day is Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids age 3 to 11 who are accompanied by a teddy bear, or other stuffed friend, get into the Zoo for just $9.75 (a $10 savings). As always, it pays to be a member – there’s no charge for members to get into Teddy Bear Day. Children 2 and under are just 75¢.
Moonlight on the Mountain is Sold Out, But Tickets Remain for Other Summer Adults-Only Fundraisers
Moonlight on the Mountain, one of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s most popular adult-only events, is Thursday, June 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets to this 21 and over event are officially sold out, but Tails, Tunes & Tastes tickets are still available. Moonlight on the Mountain attendees will enjoy...
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Annual Run to the Shrine, Saturday, May 18
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 11th annual Run to the Shrine Saturday, May 18. Online pre-registration saves participants five dollars per registration, and closes May 15, 2019. The annual Run to the Shrine fundraiser is the only day of the year foot traffic is allowed on the road to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun. The 4-mile up-and-back course offers breathtaking views of Colorado Springs
Electric Safari Voted Fifth Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA Today’s 10Best
USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards today announced that Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted No. 5 in the nation in the Best Zoo Lights category. This is the third year running that CMZoo has ranked in the top ten.