Ever wonder what the animals at the El Paso Zoo are doing after hours? The El Paso Zoo is hosting late evening hours with its Zoo After Howlers, this Saturday, August 20.
This is the last Zoo After Howlers extended-hour evening this summer. The Zoo will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. with last entrance at 7 p.m. Regular admission applies.
Live music and entertainment includes performances by 7th Ave. from 3 to 5 p.m. and Rockabilly Strangers from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in addition to an interactive stilt walker and evening fire show. Guests will also be able to enjoy regular Zoo activities, including special themed animal programs.
The August theme is “Scoop on Poop,” and includes elephant poo paper making demonstrations and poo bio facts where guest can “Match the Feces to the Species.” Additionally, the Zoo will host an “Artworks for Change” exhibit with art by the Zoo’s animals, where guests can be inspired to paint and create their own art.
Favorite Zoo activities, including animal encounters and a special evening giraffe feeding, will occur during the Zoo’s extended evening hours for guests to enjoy.
All attractions will be open for guests. The Hunt Family Desert Spring and Foster Tree House Playground will be available into the evening for the kiddoes to enjoy. Evening hours not only offer fun, but also offer families an outing during cooler summer hours. The Zoo’s ticket booth and membership office will close at 7 p.m.
Staff will begin to take animals off exhibit at 7:45 p.m. Zoo grounds will close at 8:30 p.m.
Guests will receive a detailed schedule of events at the gate or can access it HERE.