July 8—Wines in the Wild, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
On Friday, July 8 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. (last admission at 8:30 p.m.), sample a variety of wines while enjoying an evening at the zoo during this adults-only Wines in Wild zoo fundraiser hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS).
Tickets purchased in advance are $30 ($8 for designated drivers) or $35 ($10 for designated drivers) at the gate. All proceeds benefit the zoo. Tickets can be purchased online at www.tpzs.info/events or in person at the zoo gift shop, Firehouse Grill and MarCellar’s. Participants must be 21 to attend the event, and ALL participants are required to present an ID upon entry.
July 16—Carnivore Craze, 1-4 p.m.
On Saturday, July 16 from 1-4 p.m., bring the family to the zoo to experience the crazy world of carnivorous animals during this new event. Participants will learn about the zoo’s amazing meat-eaters and will be able to watch some of them being fed on exhibit. The event is included with a regular paid admission or TPZS membership (must show membership card upon entry).
July 30 – Chillin’ at the Zoo! Ice Cream Social, Noon-4 p.m.
Bring the family to the zoo’s first-ever ice cream social, Chillin’ at the Zoo! fundraiser hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. On Saturday, July 30 from noon-4 p.m., enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream throughout the zoo for only $5 per person in addition to a regular zoo admission. TPZS members get in for only $5 per person with a membership card presented upon entry. Tickets can be purchased online at www.tpzs.info/events or in the zoo gift shop, and all proceeds go to benefit the Idaho Falls Zoo.
From being a junior zoo keeper, to an amateur scientist, to exploring turtles, animal calls and more, the Idaho Falls Zoo’s education department offers a wide variety of one-day and week-long programs for ages 2-13. Check them out by clicking HERE. Sign up NOW. Space is limited!
Regular admission to the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park is just $7.50 for adults (ages 13-61), $6 for seniors (62+), $4.50 for children (ages 4-12). Children 3 and under are free. For more information visit the zoo online at www.idahofallszoo.org.
Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact Public Information Officer, Kerry Hammon.
About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park: With more than 350 individual animals representing 110 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo has the largest collection of animals in the state of Idaho and is considered the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 44 national Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website.