Overnight Programs

For the “night owls,” we offer an extra-special wildlife experience. Your class, staff, troop or family can sleep overnight at the Zoo! Your evening will include activities animal presentations as well as a night and morning hike!

Zoo Snooze Program Prices 

Ages: 4 years and up 
Cost: $500 minimum 
Students:  $25 per person 
Teachers/Chaperons:      $10 per person 

Please note: A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your date, time and room. This is applied towards your final payment. 

For more info or to schedule your snooze, contact Anna Hintz by phone:
(405) 425-0255 or e-mail:

The Three Bears Family Snooze

Fri, June 27th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 am
Nighttime at the zoo can be beary interesting. Start your evening eating a picnic dinner “just right” within a few feet from our bears. Make a bear craft and use your bear senses during a guided night tour. Bring bedding that is “just right” for sleeping in the Big Rivers building--next to the bear exhibit! Morning includes a continental breakfast and a bear keeper chat. Ages: 4 years and up (Parent must accompany children). Cost: $40 per child, $25 per adult.

Overnight Family Zoo Snooze

Fri, Aug. 8th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 am
Discover how animals at night survive in low light. Create lasting memories on a guided night hike with zoo animals, sounds, smells and stars. Cap your evening with campfire stories, popcorn, and games before bunking down in the comfort of our classrooms. Rise the next morning to a continental breakfast and another guided tour of more animals. Ages: 4 years and up (Parent must accompany children). Cost: $30 per child, $15 per adult.

2014 Snooze Souvenir T-shirts

Cost:   $15 
Child Sizes:  S, M, L 
Adult Sizes:      S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL 

 Snooze Shirt

Zoo Snooze Cancellation and Refund Policy:

    1. Snooze deposits are nonrefundable.
    2. Snoozes are held "rain or shine" unless zoo is closed due to severe weather conditions.  

Basic Agenda



7:00 pm  Arrival/Check-in  
7:15 pm  Welcome/Program  
8:00 pm  Break  
8:30 pm  Nighttime Zoo Tour  
10:00 pm  Prep for Bed  
10:30 pm  Free-time/movie  


7:00 am   Wake-up/Pack up 
7:00 am  Breakfast on your own
8:00 am   Morning Zoo Walk 
9:00 am  End of Program

* Schedule and activities vary depending on your group’s actual time of arrival, size and weather.