Donuts with Dinos – Farewell Celebration!

Syracuse Zoo 2018 Donuts with Dinos

Celebrate Grandparents Day by joining us for Donuts with Dinos, a special early-morning farewell celebration for our soon-to-depart dinosaurs. Enjoy donuts, coffee, juice, play a game of Dino Zoopardy and watch our dancing dino mascots! See our T. rex and Edmontonia dinosaurs up close and take a #DinoSelfie! Embark on a self-led expedition through the zoo to see all our wonderful dinosaurs before they depart! Zoo admission for non-members included in the ticket price.

Each ticket purchased will be entered into a raffle for an awesome gift basket that includes a genuine dinosaur tooth!

Members $12.95; Non-members $17.95
Children 2 and under free (must be included when making reservations)

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Brew at the Zoo & Dinos, Too!

Join us for the biggest-ever Brew at the Zoo – and Dinos, Too!

With nearly 60 beverage and food stations and a colossal dino-mite attraction, this is one Brew fest you will not want to miss! Beer distributors TJ Sheehan and Spirit & Sanzone are bringing more beers than ever, catering sponsor Tops has new goodies in store, and we’ve added awesome craft beverages including Empire Brewing, IBU, Good Nature, 1911, Zugibe Vineyards, Anything But Beer, and more!

Check out the map here for a full list.

Stroll through the zoo after hours in the middle of our Dinosaur Invasion! Enjoy music and a silent auction with amazing prizes – like 2 tickets to a Mets game, dinner overnight stay at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, and animal art!

For only $30 more, get the VIP treatment! The $95 VIP ticket gains you 4 p.m. entry to an exclusive reception in the zoo banquet room with food and open beer/wine bar, special VIP-only tastings and animal greeters including our famous sloth Araña, early entry into Brew, special VIP area in the zoo courtyard with dessert spread and boozy ice cream floats, and VIP comfort stations!

Tickets $65 per person
VIP: $95 per person
Tickets required; click here to purchase,
by phone at (315) 435-8511 x8589 
or purchase at the zoo membership desk.
Anyone under 21, including infants and toddlers, will not be admitted.

New this year – no more bags of raffle tickets! This year’s Brew at the Zoo will feature all of your favorite prizes in an online auction and you can place your bid right from your cell phone. No tickets to buy and no waiting around to see if your name is called – you’ll get text alerts when someone outbids you and a winner’s text as soon as the auction ends!

Just text Brew2018 to 24700 and follow the instructions to register. You can also register by visiting and clicking the REGISTER button.

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Donuts with Dinos!

Syracuse Zoo 2018 Donuts with Dinos

Join us for special early access to the zoo for donuts with the dinosaurs! Enjoy donuts, coffee, juice, our dancing dino mascots and play a game of Dino Zoopardy. See our T. rex and Edmontonia dinosaurs up close and take a #DinoSelfie! Embark on a self-led expedition through the zoo to see all our wonderful dinos before the heat and the crowds! Zoo admission for non-members included in the ticket price.

Members $12.95; Non-members $17.95
Children 2 and under are free but must be included in reservation.

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Dinos at Dusk!

Syracuse Zoo Dinos at Dusk

For adults age 21 and over.

Chris DeLorey, aka “Dr. Dino,” is Director of Education at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, FL, and a well-known dinosaur expert. In this special Adult Twilight, enjoy his enlightening presentation on dinosaur reproduction before exploring our Dinosaur Invasion! after hours.

We’ll have a wide selection of food to choose from as well as a cash bar for refreshments in the zoo courtyard. Enjoy an up-close and personal encounter with our T. Rex and Edmontonia. Dress up in safari attire and get a special raffle ticket for the chance to schedule a behind-the-scenes experience with one of our animals for yourself and 3 guests! While some zoo animals may not be on exhibit, all the dinosaurs will be!

Members:  $33.95
Non-members:  $39.95

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