95th Anniversary Concert with Hannah Ellis

Sunday, Aug. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Tickets on sale now | $19.95 ages 2+

Listen to some terrific twilight tunes at the Detroit Zoo!

Together with host 99.5 WYCD, we are excited to welcome rising country music star Hannah Ellis to perform at the Detroit Zoo on Aug. 6! When you purchase a ticket to this Detroit Zoo 95th anniversary event, you will experience the Zoo in the early evening hours and enjoy some terrific tunes in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Gates open at 6 p.m. Opening act and metro Detroit native Louie Lee takes the stage at the Main Picnic Grove at 6:30 p.m., followed by a performance from Hannah Ellis at 8 p.m.

But wait, there’s more!

WIN a one-year membership: when buying a ticket to our 95th anniversary concert, you’re automatically entered into a drawing to win a one-year membership of your choosing! You have to be here to snag this sweet deal – the winner will be chosen at random Sunday night during the show.

Get FREE parking: If you’re already a member, you’ll enjoy FREE parking as well! (No worries if you have already purchased parking – we’ll give you a refund at the gate.) Not a member? Be sure to take advantage of $10 off all August long. Click here to learn more.

What Can I Expect During the 95th Anniversary Concert?

  • A concert featuring rising country music star Hannah Ellis with special guest Louie Lee
  • Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase throughout the Zoo
  • After-hours access to the Zoo’s 125 acres and habitats
  • Extended hours for BRICKLIVE*, the winding, 3-acre trail featuring more than 70 unique, dazzling displays of toy brick models
  • Yard games
  • Specialty 95th anniversary merchandise
  • And much more!  

*Additional fee applies

Tickets to this family-friendly extravaganza are limited — so purchase yours today! 



  • Can I bring my own food/picnic?

    Yes, you can bring in your own food, non-alcoholic beverages and a small cooler. Grilling on Zoo grounds is prohibited. We have many picnic tables throughout the Zoo for guest use, some of which are under tents. Feel free to sit at any that are not reserved.

  • Can I bring my own chairs/blanket

    Yes, blankets and foldable chairs are allowed. Lower profile chairs are preferred in support of a positive viewing experience for all guests. 

  • What is BRICKLIVE?

    A winding, 3-acre trail featuring more than 70 unique, dazzling displays of toy brick models. Click here to learn more. 

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