Plan Your Visit

Food at the Zoo

The Red River Zoo offers an assortment of food items throughout the Zoo. The Dancing Crane Café offers hot food and cool treats. The Carousel Pavilion features fresh popped popcorn, Dippin’ Dots ice cream, fresh cotton candy, and more. 

Coca-Cola is the exclusive beverage partner of the Red River Zoo.


Dancing Crane Cafe

As of 4/23/22 – The Dancing Crane Cafe is open on Saturdays and Sundays


The Diederich Carousel Pavilion

Open Daily during normal Zoo hours.

Accepts all major credit/debit cards, NFC contactless payments, and cash.


  • Fresh hot popcorn
  • Dippin’ Dots ice cream
  • Cotton Candy
  • Animal Crackers
  • Assorted candy