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

The Dancing Crane Cafe is open on weekends through Boo at the Zoo in October.  The menu includes hot dogs, taco in a bag, sloppy joes, Dippin’ Dots, Icee frozen drinks, popcorn, and more.  We also proudly serve an assortment of Coca-Cola products.


The Diederich Carousel Pavilion

Open Daily during normal Zoo hours.

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


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