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Posted on: July 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Get Ready for Senior Day and Hawaiian Luau

Seniors Day 2016

Senior Day at the Zoo
 Monday, Aug. 2 is Senior Day at the Idaho Falls Zoo. Visitors 62 years old and older get in for only 50 cents from 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

This annual event, hosted in conjunction with Lincoln Court, offers a hot dog lunch for a suggested $5 donation per person to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, and live music by the Old Time Fiddlers, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The zoo animal ambassadors will also be making guest appearances between 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

Hawaiian Luau at the Zoo
On Friday, Aug. 13, bring the family to a fun, energy-filled fundraiser hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. Mama Mango Madness Hawaiian Luau will run from 5:30 -8:30 p.m. and this year, it’s open to all ages. Stroll the zoo enjoying fruity wines and non-alcoholic drinks. Then, the night really heats up with performances by the Mountain Taiko Drummers and Happy Hula. Enjoy beautiful and amazing Polynesian dances and we’ll end the event with a traditional fire dance! As this event is a fundraiser, TPZS annual memberships are not valid for admission. Tickets range from $15-$45 depending on age and are available at

Your Idaho Falls Zoo is open daily 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Visit us for up-to-date info on animals and events. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website,

Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor.

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