Members' Evenings at the Bronx Zoo

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

2016 Members' Evenings

at the Bronx Zoo

  • Dates: Thursday, July 14 & Tuesday, July 26
  • Time: 4:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Join us rain or shine for exclusive Members-only access to the Bronx Zoo!

  • Explore the Zoo's shady pathways and view amazing animals at Congo Gorilla Forest, Tiger Mountain, the newly-renovated Children's Zoo, and more.
  • Meet our animal keepers and learn about caring for wildlife at the zoo and beyond.
  • Enjoy live performances from the Wildlife Theater troupe at Wild Asia Plaza.
  • Join us for Elephant Yoga on Astor Court.
  • Adventure Club - Meet Pablo Python and his animal friends on a journey in the Children's Zoo. Sponsored by Canon U.S.A.
  • Activity Trail - Explore animal and human movement at exhibits near Dancing Crane Plaza. Sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield.
  • Flight! - Identify bird species, flight patterns, and other behaviors at World of Birds. Sponsored by JetBlue.
  • Visit our keeper table in the Dancing Crane Plaza and play an animal trivia game.
  • Get an airbrush animal tattoo at the Dancing Crane Pavilion .
  • Laugh with Dolly the Clown.
  • Experience all the zoo has to offer!

Members' Evening Benefits

  • FREE admission to all exhibits and attractions
  • FREE parking after 4:00 P.M.
  • Indulge at the Dancing Crane Café with a 10% discount.
  • Enjoy a 10% discount at the Bronx Zoo store and 20% off purchases over $50.

Schedule of Keeper Chats

  • Sea Lions – 5:00 & 6:15 P.M.
  • Reptiles – Throughout the evening at World of Reptiles
  • Birds – Throughout the evening at World of Birds

All exhibits will be open until 7:30 P.M., except as noted below:

  • Children's Zoo last entry 7:00 P.M.
  • Congo Gorilla Forest last entry 7:00 P.M.
  • JungleWorld last entry 7:00 P.M.
  • Wild Asia Monorail last train departs 7:00 P.M.
  • Butterfly Garden last entry 7:00 P.M.
Zoo Shuttle will run until 8:00 P.M. Exhibits and rides will be open, weather permitting. All admission gates and parking lots will be open. Parking is subject to availability.

Please bring your Membership card and a photo ID to check in. The number of guests you may bring to Members' Evenings is limited to the number of people listed on your Membership card.

For More Information

Contact the Membership Office at 718 741 1190 or

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