Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Run to the Shrine is This Saturday!
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hosts its 10th annual Run to the Shrine race this Saturday, May 19. Online pre-registration is closed; however, participants can still register at the event with a credit card. 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.
Animals, Lights, and Santa Claus at Electric Safari!
There’s only one place in Colorado Springs that you can see over 85 one-of-a-kind light sculptures and 50 acres of lights and wild animals – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari! This year’s event will celebrate 27 years of holiday cheer starting this Friday, December 8 and running for 20 nights in December/January. Hours for the event are 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission sold at 7:30 p.m. And Santa Claus will be taking holiday wishes all open nights through December 23.
Boo at the Zoo Starts Friday!
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with Halloween spirit when thousands of little ghouls and goblins attend Boo at the Zoo beginning this Friday, October 20. The event is a fun way for families to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe and unique environment. This year’s Boo at the Zoo is Oct. 20 – 22, 27 – 29 and 31. Boo hours are 4 – 8:30 p.m. all seven nights, with the last admission sold at 7:30 p.m. (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo admission windows will close for daytime admission at 2 p.m.)
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Celebrates Our Military!
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is celebrating the service of military personnel and their families during Military Appreciation Week, Monday, September 11 through Sunday, September 17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (last admission sold at 4 p.m.). All active duty, veteran and retired military members and their dependents who live in the same household will receive half off our base Zoo admission.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Fixes Teddy Bear “Boo-Boos” Saturday, August 19!
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s 29th annual Teddy Bear Day is tomorrow, Saturday, August 19 from 9 a.m. – 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¢.
Tails, Tunes & Tastes is Tomorrow Night – Rain or Shine
The first of two Tails, Tunes & Tastes events is tomorrow night, Thursday, July 27! Tickets are all-inclusive and include beer, wine and spirits, as well as unlimited samples of international delights prepared by the Zoo’s onsite caterer, Taste. Four food stations will be set up at various points around the Zoo. The featured cuisines will be Asian, American, Mediterranean and South American. Additionally, there will be gluten-free and vegetarian options at every station. Local musicians will set the mood throughout the Zoo and have guests dancing the night away until 9:30 p.m.!
Moonlight on the Mountain is Sold Out
Moonlight on the Mountain, one of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s adult-only events, is tomorrow night! Attendance is restricted to adults 21 and over. Tickets include unlimited samples of beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks, as well as delicious eats from area restaurants. Plus, local musicians will set the mood throughout the Zoo and have guests dancing the night away until 10 p.m.!