Kid's Night Out! Parent's Night Off!

Parent Night/Day Off Kids need a night out? Parents need a night off? Kid's Night Out! Parent's Night Off! is designed with both kids and adults in mind! We offer a safe, fun-filled environment where you can drop off your children knowing they will have a blast playing and learning about wildlife. We will feed them, take them on a behind the scenes night tour, meet animals up-close, make a craft, and end the night with a movie! We guarantee you will pick them up happier, smarter, and, exhausted! It's a win-win all 'round!

Important Information

Age Requirements: Children ages 4 - 10 years old, must be potty trained.
Program Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday, 12/17, 2016 - Holidays & ZooLights
Saturday, 2/11, 2017 - Early Valentine's Day
Saturday, 12/16, 2017 - Holidays & ZooLights (Online ticket sales coming soon!)
Don't see a date that works for you? We can book a private Parent's Night Off for a minimum of 10 kids. Contact us if you have a date in mind!

Program Fee: $45.00 per child and $30.00 for each additional sibling.
Ratio and Capacity: We try to keep a 1 to 5 adult to child ratio. Please note program capacity can change based on the number of staff working the program. Please contact our Education Programs Associate for current capacities.

Registration Information

To make a reservation, click on the program date above that you are interested in and register your child through our Eventbrite ticket page. You can also download the Kid's Night Out/Parent's Night Off Registration Form, complete it, and fax it to: (510) 729-7324 or email it to the Reservations Associate. Our programs are very popular, so we recommend that you send in or email your request form at least 2 weeks in advance of the date you would like to reserve.

Your payment is due in full at the time of reservation. Please note that once you register and pay your fee, we are not able to offer refunds for cancellations.

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