Overnight Adventure at the Queens Zoo

Photo by Julie Larsen Maher

Spend an Evening with the Animals! Ever wonder what the the lions, tigers and bears do at night?  Experience a sleepover like no other with an overnight adventure at the Queens Zoo!
On September 24, kids ages 5 and up, with an accompanying parent, can enjoy all the wonders of the zoo — under the stars!

Pack your pajamas and set up camp right on the zoo grounds.  Kids will love all of the wonderful activities including:

  • Preparing breakfast and enrichment treats for the animals
  • A late night hike through the zoo
  • Getting up close and personal with nighttime animals including owls
  • Animal related crafts
  • Smore making before bed
  • Access to the petting zoo
  • Morning preparation for animals

The zoo provides drinks, dessert, snacks and breakfast.  Families are required to bring their own tents, sleeping bags, pillows, blankets and picnic dinners. The adventure starts Saturday, September 24, 5:00 p.m. and goes until Sunday, September 25, 10:00 a.m.

Fee: $75.00 per person for members, $85.00 per person for non-members

To learn more visit: Queens Zoo Sleepover or call 718-217-7361


Jennie Abrams – Rosenberg