Nocturnal Adventures

Monthly dates through 2023
5:30 - 9:00 pm

January-April tickets on sale now!

Ever wonder what the animals are up to as the sun goes down? Find out when you join us after hours for a Nocturnal Adventure at the Detroit Zoo! During this exclusive, one-of-a-kind tour, you will get to explore the Zoo like never before and see animals you might not encounter during the day. Join a group of fellow animal lovers when you purchase a general admission ticket or enjoy an intimate experience when you sign up for a private evening!

What Can I Expect During Nocturnal Adventures?

  • A tour of the Zoo at dusk featuring animals you may not see during the day
  • Complimentary hot chocolate
  • Educational activities
  • Detroit-style pizza, salad and refreshments from Buddy’s Pizza (included in the individual ticket evenings, optional for private group evenings)
Advance ticket purchase is required as space is limited.

Tickets Details

General Admission: $65
Dates: Friday, Feb. 10 | Friday, March 10 | Friday, April 14

Includes:

  • Admission to Nocturnal Adventure
  • Parking
  • Dinner

 

 

PRIVATE GROUP EVENINGS ALSO AVAILABLE!

Discover the Zoo at dusk and host your next adventure with friends, family and colleagues. Did you know you can book a private Nocturnal Adventure experience? This is the perfect opportunity for a Scout outing, a company retreat or a night out with your loved ones.

This exclusive opportunity is going to fill up fast. With limited days available throughout 2023, be sure to book your next Nocturnal Adventure soon!

Private groups (not including dinner): $450 (up to 10 participants) | Attendee add on*: $45
Private groups + dinner: $650 (up to 10 participants) | Attendee add on*: $65
Dates: Friday, Feb. 10 | Friday, March 10 | Friday, April 14

Includes:

  • Admission for up to 10 participants to Nocturnal Adventures (additional attendees can be added on for additional cost*)
  • Parking
  • Dinner (optional add on)

 

*Maximum of 50 total group participants allowed.

 

Full 2023 Nocturnal Adventures Schedule

PUBLIC EVENT DATES:

  • Friday, Jan. 20 (on sale now) SOLD OUT
  • Friday, Feb. 10 (on sale now)
  • Friday, March 10 (on sale now)
  • Friday, April 14 (on sale now)
  • Friday, May 12 (Tickets on sale April 1)
  • Friday, June 9 (Tickets on sale April 1)
  • Friday, Aug. 4 (Tickets on sale July 1)
  • Friday, Sept. 22 (Tickets on sale July 1)
  • Friday, Oct. 6 (Tickets on sale July 1)
  • Friday, Nov. 3 (Tickets on sale July 1)

 

PRIVATE GROUP DATES:

  • Friday, Jan. 27 (on sale now)
  • Friday, Feb. 17 (on sale now)
  • Friday, March 17 (on sale now)
  • Friday, April 21 (on sale now) SOLD OUT
  • Friday, July 21 (on sale now) SOLD OUT
  • Friday, Aug. 18 (Tickets on sale July 1)
  • Friday, Sept. 29 (Tickets on sale July 1)
  • Friday, Oct. 20 (Tickets on sale July 1)
  • Friday, Nov. 10 (Tickets on sale July 1)

 

 

 

How Does Nocturnal Adventures Support the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) Mission?

By attending events hosted by the Detroit Zoo, you are directly supporting the DZS mission of creating meaningful connections between people, animals and the natural world so all can thrive. Your event admission provides support so that DZS can continue to demonstrate extraordinary leadership in conservation, animal welfare, education and environmental sustainability.