Parents' Night Out

Mar 13

Here's an opportunity for the parents to have a great night out while the kids enjoy a wild time at the Zoo full of fun, games and activities! We'll have:

  • Carousel rides (6:00 pm)
  • Animal encounter (6:30 pm)
  • Snack of popcorn and hot chocolate (7:00pm)
  • Games
  • Puzzles
  • Crafts
  • Nature themed movie

Event Details

  • For children ages 3-12 (must be potty trained)
  • March 13
  • 6:00-9:30 pm
  • Location: Red River Zoo Carousel Pavilion
  • First child: $15 members, $20/non-members
  • Additional children: $5 members, $10/non-members

Important Information

Prior to arriving: Please complete and print registration forms. Children should have dinner before arriving at the zoo.

Attire: Kids should be in comfortable play clothes and wear weather appropriate outerwear. Although the event is indoors, they will be walking from the admissions building to the carousel.

Drop Off: You can drop off and pick up the kids anytime during the event (6:30pm-9:30pm)

Check In: At the admissions desk in the zoo's entrance building. We will make a copy of your photo ID. If someone other than yourself will be picking up your child please let us know when you check in. Parents then drop off the kids at the carousel pavilion.

Pick Up: Please bring ID to admissions desk when you arrive to pick up your child. Parents then pick up kids at the carousel pavilion.


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The Red River Zoological Society Annual Membership Meeting

Join fellow members for a presentation about the Red River Zoo's recent progress and future plans followed by a reception with cake and punch.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015
  • 6:00pm
  • Location: Red River Zoo Carousel Pavilion
  • Free for members

Please RSVP by calling 701-277-9240 or emailing thezoo@redriverzoo.org by Friday, March 20th.



Explorasaurus ABCs Book Launch Party

and Author Meet & Greet

Join children's book author and illustrator Avery Nubson at the Red River Zoo to celebrate the launching of his third book Explorasaurus ABCs!

Event Details

  • Saturday, March 28, 2015
  • 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Kids get Free admission to the Red River Zoo
  • Explorasarus ABCs Readings at 11:00 and 1:30
  • Drawing demonstration
  • Animal Encounters
  • Door Prizes
  • Lunch will be available in the carousel


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