Kids Night Out

Parents, enjoy a well-deserved night off!

Send your kids to the Zoo for a wildly fun and educational evening with our trained Educators. 

Activities are purposefully designed for children ages 5-11 and include a guided after-hours tour of the Zoo, games and activities, crafts, story time, and a pizza dinner. 

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June 15
June 29
July 13
July 27

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

$42 per child

$35 per child

5-11 years old


  • June 15: Night Flyers – Owls and Bats 
  • June 29: Radical Reptiles – Turtles, Lizards, and Snakes 
  • July 13: Bird Brains – Songbirds, Raptors, and Waterfowl 
  • July 27: Savanna Giants – Elephants, Giraffes, and Rhinos 


  • Advance registration is required. 
  • Payment in full is required at the time of registration. 
  • Walk-up registrations are not accepted. 
  • Registration closes the Wednesday before at midnight. 


  • Refunds will not be issued for no-shows. 
  • Cancellations received less than 1 week prior to the program date must pay 50% of the total cost of the reservation. 
  • Family Programs are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of participants is not met. Call 404.624.5822 with questions or email   
  • Programs will take place rain or shine. Please be sure to dress your child accordingly. In cases of heavy rain or extreme weather, we will move the program inside.   
  • While most animals go indoors for the night, a select few species who typically spend time in their habitats after dark may be visible. 


  • Check-in and pick-up will occur via the Education Conservation Gate of the Zoo. The Education Conservation Gate is located in the south (right-hand) corner of the Cherokee Avenue parking lot.  
  • For your child’s safety, an adult 18 years old or older must check-in and pick-up your child with Zoo Atlanta staff. 
  • To ensure the safety of all participants, caregivers will be given a number when they check-in their children. Please make sure that whoever picks up your child knows this number. For their own safety, no participant will be released to someone who does not know their number. 
  • Child participants must be dropped off between 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 pm.  Late drop-offs will be accommodated until 5:30 p.m. Child participants arriving after 5:30 p.m. will not be admitted into the program. 
  • Pick-up begins promptly at 9 p.m. If a child is picked up late after 9:15 p.m., you will be charged an additional $1 for every additional minute. 
  • Additional details about drop-off and pick-up procedures will be emailed to registrants the week of the program. 


  • We ask all participants to stay home if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.  

Any other questions? Don’t hesitate to ask! Call 404.624.5822 or email 

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