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Advanced Lantern Festival tickets are required. Walkups not available on Sold Out nights. Purchase tickets online to guarantee your spot!

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Daily operating hours 9:00am – 6:00pm

HippoPalooza July 8 & 9!

DAILY ANIMAL PROGRAMS
  • 9:15am – Chimpanzee Feeding
  • 9:30am – Lion Keeper Chat
  • 10:00am – Meerkat Training
  • 10:00am – Ambassador Pavilion
  • 10:30am – Penguin Feeding
  • 11:00am – Spider Monkey Feeding
  • 11:00am – North American Porcupine Training
  • 11:30 – Creature Feature Canceled today due to weather
  • 12:00pm – Chimpanzee Feeding
  • 12:00pm – Bear Feeding
  • 12:30pm – Creature Feature Canceled today due to weather
  • 1:00pm – Otter Feeding
  • 1:30pm – Tiger Training
  • 2:00pm – South America Yard Training
  • 3:00pm – Penguin Feeding
  • 3:00pm – Sandhill Crane Training
  • 4:00pm – Ambassador Pavilion

Experiences Open

  • Budgies – 9:00 am – 6:00pm
  • Camels – 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Face Painting – 11:00am – 4:30pm
  • Funicular Train – 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Gem Company – 11:00 am – 6:00pm
  • Ropes Course – 10 :00 am – 6:00pm
  • Zipline – 10:00am – 6:00pm

RETAIL SHOPS

  • Gifts of the Wild Gift Shop – 9:00am – 6:00 pm
  • Meerkat Cart – 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Red Panda Cart – 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Safari Supplies – 9:00am – 6:00pm

FOOD VENUES

  • Monkey Island Café – 9:00am – 6:00 pm
  • Tiger Paws – 10:00am – 6:00 pm
  • Bird’s Nest – 11:00am -6:00pm
  • Depot Snacks – 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Dippin’ Dots – 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Whistle Stop Café – 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Lion’s Den – 11:00am – 6:00pm
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