NOW FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!
6 p.m. Nightly
The first of its kind in the Southeastern U.S., a dazzling display of custom-made Chinese lantern structures is illuminating Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo! Colossal by day and radiant after dark, guests can discover 30 spectacular scenes representing traditional Chinese dragons and folklore along with larger-than-life replicas of Zoo animals. Zoominations also includes performances by Chinese entertainers and an artisan market with unique handmade crafts. Follow Zoominations on Facebook.
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Saturday, August 1 • 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Named one of the “10 Great Beer Festivals in the Country” by USA Today, this 20th annual all-inclusive tropical tasting event features 275 beers and beverages from around the world, food sampling from favorite restaurants and live music. Beat the heat with the Beastly Beverage Club (VIP-level ticket) in the Zoo’s the Safari Lodge -- the only air-conditioned space at WaZoo -- with early entry at 6:30 p.m. The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. on August 1 for set up of WaZoo, which takes place rain or shine. Animals are not on exhibit during the event. All inclusive tickets will go on sale online in June. Follow WaZoo on Facebook.
Select Dates in September & October
Opens 7 p.m.
Come creep around ZooBoo at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo -- the largest family Halloween event in Tampa Bay. It’s a ghoulish good time for all. Don’t miss the thrills, chills and family frights with attractions ranging in “scare factor” including haunted houses, seasonal displays and lights, a specialty gift shop, night rides and more. Tickets will go on sale online in September. Find ZooBoo on Facebook.
Saturday, November 7 • 7-11 p.m.
For 29 years, the Zoo has served up one of the tastiest and “wildest” all-inclusive food festivals in the Bay area. Bring your biggest appetite to this fundraising feast, only at the Zoo. For one ticket price, guests can go on a sampling safari of the Bay area’s best restaurants, enjoy open bars, browse the “Art Safari” art auction, and groove to live music throughout the event. The VIP Rhino Club offers early entry and exclusive use of the beautiful Safari Lodge and outdoor plaza. The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. for set up of Zoofari, which takes place rain or shine. Animals are not on exhibit during the event. Tickets will go on sale online in September. Find Zoofari on Facebook.
Select Dates in December • Opens 6:30 p.m.
The Zoo transforms into a whimsical world of holiday magic with multiple nights of holiday delights. Merriment awaits with a million twinkling lights, charming animated displays, Florida “flurries,” free Zoo rides and traditional holiday treats. Don’t miss this Tampa tradition. Tickets will go on sale online in November. Find Wild Wonderland on Facebook.