Dinner and a ZOOvie

Families sit in the grass at night while watching a movie on big screen at Audubon Zoo.

 

June - August 2018
Audubon Zoo
6pm - Until movie ends

Academy Sports LogoSwedish Fish LogoAudubon Zoo’s Dinner and a ZOOvie series is a great way to spend a summer evening under the stars! Again this year, Cool Zoo/Gator Run will be open for a small additional fee. Bring your chairs and blankets, bring your own dinner or dine at the Zoo. Food trucks will be on-site as well as some regular Zoo concessions will be open…come hungry! This event is sponsored by Swedish Fish candy and Academy Sports+Outdoors.

Buy Tickets

Ticket Information:

  • Online: tickets sales are available online up to 5:15pm the day of the ZOOvie.
  • At the Zoo: ticket sales are available at the Zoo front entrance after 6:00pm on the day of the ZOOvie.
  • Movie admission is $6 per person (under two years of age free). Add Cool Zoo/Gator Run admission for an additional $6 per person, (children under two years of age are free) for a total of $12 per person. 

Please note: Animal exhibits will not be open. This is a special admission event. Members must purchase tickets and there is no Member discount. Complimentary guest passes are not available for use.

More information:

  • Purchase ZOOvie movie ($6) and Cool Zoo combo tickets ($12) online (up until 5:15pm day-of) or at any Audubon venue.
  • Doors open at 6:00 pm for either movie or Cool Zoo/Gator Run admission.
  • Cool Zoo/Gator Run will be open from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
  • Movies will start after 8:00pm.
  • ZOOvie movie ($6) and Cool Zoo combo tickets ($12) will be available at the Zoo front gate night-of!
  • Pre-purchase of tickets is strongly recommended.
  • If you decide to add the Cool Zoo experience after your arrival, tickets will be available at the front gate night-of.
  • If you purchased movie/Cool Zoo combo tickets, you must pick up wrist bands at the front gate night-of, regardless if your tickets were purchased online or in person.
  • Cool Zoo/Gator Run admission cannot be purchased without purchase of a movie ticket.
  • Suitcases, backpacks or coolers (with or without wheels) must not be larger than 28-quart size. One per family. Alcohol is not permitted. Glass containers, disposable straws and lids are not permitted for the safety of our animals. Audubon reserves the right to search coolers and backpacks.
  • A DJ will be spinning some cool tunes by the Capital One stage and there will be games and activities with prizes to add to the pre-movie fun.
  • No glass containers, open candles or pets, please.
  • All movies will be shown at the Capital One Stage inside Audubon Zoo

**In the event of bad weather which would prevent the safe viewing of the movie and use of Cool Zoo/Gator Run, we will honor any pre-purchased ZOOvie tickets and combo ZOOvie/Cool Zoo tickets for any other available movie night.

Notification of any cancellations will be made by 5:00pm day-of.**

See you at the ZOOvies!

We have an exciting line-up of ZOOvie nights planned for June through August 2018. 

Dates:

  • June 1 - Despicable Me 3 (2017)
  • June 22 - Beauty and the Beast - Singalong version (2017)
  • June 29 - Wonder Woman (2017)
  • July 13 - Coco (2017)
  • July 27 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
  • August 3 - Black Panther (2018)

More Information:

  • Doors will open at 6:00 pm for either movies or Cool Zoo/Gator Run ticket holders.
  • Cool Zoo/Gator Run will be open from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm.
  • Movie will start after 8:00 pm.
  • The Dinner and a ZOOvie series will feature a limited opportunity to visit Cool Zoo/Gator Run! For the low price of $12 per person (under 2 years of age free), movie goers can splash around in Cool Zoo, including Gator Run, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Then, walk the short distance to catch the movie by the Capital One Stage.
  • For those just wishing to go to the movie, admission is $6 per person (under 2 years of age free). Cool Zoo/Gator Run admission cannot be purchased without purchase of a movie ticket.
  • Suitcases, backpacks or coolers (with or without wheels) must not be larger than 28-quart size. One per family. Alcohol is not permitted. Glass containers, disposable straws and lids are not permitted for the safety of our animals. Audubon reserves the right to search coolers and backpacks.
  • $6 per person for ZOOvie movie entry. $12 per person for ZOOvie/Cool Zoo entry. Under 2 years of age free.
  • A DJ will be spinning some cool tunes by the Capital One stage and there will be games and activities with prizes to add to the pre-movie fun.

Bad Weather

  • In the event of bad weather which would prevent the safe viewing of the movie and use of Cool Zoo/Gator Run, we will honor any pre-purchased ZOOvie tickets and combo ZOOvie/Cool Zoo tickets for any other available movie night.
  • Notification of any cancellations will be made by 5:00 pm day-of.

Bring your own dinner or dine at the Zoo! Food trucks will be on-site and some Zoo concessions will be open.

Tune in to Audubon’s Facebook and Instagram accounts to enter our social media giveaways, surrounding each one of Dinner and a ZOOvie events!

Winnings include:

  • 20 VIP seats for you and your friends to a ZOOvie
  • 20 @Academy Sports+Outdoors $5 gift cards and folding chairs

Try Swedish Fish mini Tropical candy at the ZOOvie! Starting at 6:00pm Swedish Fish will be giving away samples of their candy on ZOOvie nights at Audubon Zoo. Candy available while supplies last.

Sponsored by Swedish Fish Candy and Academy Sports+Outdoors

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