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Night Eyes at Blank Park Zoo

  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Address: 7401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Thursdays & Fridays: 5:30-8 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays: 1-8 p.m.
  • Phone: (515) 285-4722
  • Price: Members: $5/ticket; Non-Members: $6/ticket; Advance tickets: $4; Ages 1 year & under Free

at-The 27th year of Night Eyes at Blank Park Zoo is sure to continue the tradition as Central Iowa’s sweetest, merry-not scary, Halloween event! Gather treats throughout the Zoo as it is transformed into a world of lights, castles & magical characters. 

Check back for a schedule of events and character appearances.

A big thank you to our presenting partner, Hy-Vee & to our many supporters & volunteers for making this merry, not scary, event possible for everyone to enjoy!

Thursdays & Fridays: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturdays & Sundays: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ticket Information

Non-member ticket: $6.00
Member ticket: $5.00
Advance tickets are $4.00 and will go on sale online, at the Zoo and participating Hy-Vee locations on October 1.
12 months and under do not need a ticket.

*Night Eyes admission supports the many programs & opportunities that are brought to our community & ensures quality care for our animal friends.

This event is rain or shine. Night Eyes admission is valid for one trip around the treat path. The candy passed out on the treat path may contain nuts.

Interested in volunteering for Night Eyes?  Click here for more information on how you can help!

For more information, please call 515-285-4722 or email events@blankparkzoo.org

Night Eyes at Blank Park Zoo
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  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Members: $5/ticket; Non-Members: $6/ticket; Advance tickets: $4; Ages 1 year & under Free