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Creatures Of the Night

Fridays and Saturdays October 7 - October 29 • Open til 10 p.m. 



Members Enjoy FREE

Members enjoy FREE admission to Creatures of the Night and receive special discounts on event dining or dining/refreshment plans.

Event Admission

AFTER 4PM TICKET $19.95 (valid on event dates only)

Pay for A Day Ticket and Come Back FREE as often as you wish during the day to the zoo and to all events through 12/31/16. Offer details, click here.

Scare Zones & Park Areas

Scare Zones & Park Areas

Eats & Treats Specialty Dining

Sample a wide variety of seasonal flavors, like pumpkin parfaits, and refreshments, such as beer, wine, frozen drinks and Coca-Cola products. Have questions about our specialty dining plans? Click here for additional information.
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Eats & Treats Couples Dining Plan

(five meal or refreshment items - $40 value)

Eats & Treats Family Dining Plan

(ten meal or refreshment items - $80 value)

Fun Family Food with a twist:
  • Italian sausage 
  • Bratwurst
  • Fried corn fritters
  • Fried pickles
  • Mozzarella sticks
  • Tender basket
  • Slider basket
  • Personal pizza
  • Fall salad
  • Grab n' go sandwiches



  • Grilled corn on the cob
  • Turkey Leg
  • Mac n' cheese pretzel cone
  • Giant family pretzel
  • Apple nachos
  • Halloween skewers
  • Cheese tray
  • Monster reuben
  • BEAST Burger
  • Chicken and waffles
Enjoy Creepy concoctions:
  • Graveyard lemonade
  • Monster margarita 
  • Fall seasonal craft beer
  • Wine
  • Mixed drinks
  • “Creature” event signature drink
  • “Jr Creature” event signature 

Can you bury the BEAST Burger?

Think you have what it takes? If you dare, try your hand at burying the BEAST Burger. Make it out alive and we will take your photo holding the BEAST Burger tombstone, proving that YOU have what it takes to bury the BEAST Burger! 
MEET the Beast Burger
  • One brioche bun
  • Four slices of pepper jack cheese
  • Two half pound ground beef patties
  • Six Slices of bacon
  • Three mozzarella sticks
  • Three fried jalapeno poppers
  • Lettuce
  • Two tomato slices
  • Onion straws
  • Queso
  • Topped with one fried egg
 The BEAST Burger is served up hot and fresh for each order. You can find the BEAST Burger lurking, waiting for YOU at the Garden Grill, located in the front of the Zoo.
*BEAST Burger is not included for redemption using the Dining Plan.

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  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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