Signature Event Series
Feast with the Beasts is an all-new food, wine, beer, and spirits festival for ages 21 and up! Guests will experience abundant food and beverage samples from the best restaurants in Tampa Bay, open bars, animal mingles, live entertainment and music. The event benefits animal care, education programs, research and global conservation.
They’re baaack! For the first time in 65 million years, dinosaurs will take over Tampa Bay and roam the Zoo during the daylight, every day! Grab the whole family and get ready to be surrounded by life size dinosaurs as you experience Dinos Alive! Get up-close and personal with varying species of dinosaurs that move, roar and interact with you! Take pictures, learn fun facts about how they lived and how we can help save present-day species of wildlife from extinction. Feast with Dino-sized food and drinks and enjoy this larger than life adventure with the entire family.
For family time, or perhaps a date night; see the Zoo in a whole new light on select evenings at our Sunset Celebration! Stroll the Zoo as the sun sets and enjoy the wildlife, discover special experiences in scenic areas throughout the park - including live music performed by talented bands and a wide-range of roving entertainment. Relax at a secluded beer & wine garden, revel in our martini & sushi lounge, or just delight in this unique setting with varying and distinctive dining and refreshment offerings. Each fun-filled summer night will be topped off with a dazzling light show finale.
Creatures of the Night returns with a bigger and better event series for ghouls and goblins of all ages! Hoot, howl and hangout as the Zoo transforms into an eerie and immersive Halloween adventure for the whole family. Creatures and characters of a different variety emerge at dusk with spooky surprises around every corner. “A Halloween event that doubles as a date night.” There is no horror or gore, just spooks and startles for one and all!
Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is transforming into a world of winter wonder for our brand new Christmas in the Wild event! For 19 delightful nights, enjoy a merry and memorable evening with this unique, but traditional holiday event in the special setting of the Zoo at night. From the sights of stunning lights, the seasonal smells of holiday treats, the excitement of festive entertainment and the magic of wildlife at night, Christmas in the Wild will offer guests of all ages a uniquely immersive holiday experience.
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