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    August 16, 2014



    Cancelled due to weather

    Friday, August 15, 2014
    7:00pm – 9:00pm

     Join us for a performance by renowned jazz performers, the

    Jim Laughlin Quartet.

    Guests can listen to live music, while enjoying cool drinks and refreshments from our Safari Café. See the Amarillo Zoo come alive behind a beautiful Amarillo sunset as the smooth melodies enhance the zoo’s wild atmosphere. All proceeds go to enhancing zoo exhibits and education programs.

    Bring a lawn chair or blanket if you wish – This is one shindig you won’t want to miss!



    $4.00 Adult (13-61)
    $3.00 Senior (62 and up)
    $2.00 Child (3-12)
    2 and under Free
    Zoo Members FREE

    Start: August 16, 2014 8:00 am
    End: August 16, 2014 5:00 pm

    August 9, 2014

    Chill Out with the Animals

    Chill Out with the Animals!
    Saturday, August 9, 2014
    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    Amarillo summers are hot, but the Amarillo Zoo will be a cool place to be on Saturday, August 9th. Come out and see how the animals beat the heat. Zoo staff will be giving the animals tasty chilled treats to cool down in the midday heat. The bobcats will enjoy frozen blood pops while the black bears will cherish blocks of ice filled with fresh berries. Lemurs and monkeys will be treated to chilled jello treats filled with tasty goodies that will encourage them to lick and nibble to free the tidbits hidden inside.

    Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo

    Start: August 9, 2014
    End: August 9, 2014

    July 26, 2014

    Show Your Stripes at International Tiger Day!

    Show Your Stripes at International Tiger Day!
    Saturday, July 26, 2014
    9:30am – 3:00pm

    Learn all about tigers and the efforts underway to protect these endangered cats in the wild. Kids can have their face painted in tiger stripes, watch and listen to keeper chats and enrichment activities for the Zoo’s two Bengal tigers. Visit exhibits to learn what you can do to help save this magnificent species.

    Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo

    Start: July 26, 2014
    End: July 26, 2014