Family Overnights

​​Fall Family Overnight - Oct. 23 - SOLD OUT

Spend the night at the Zoo with your family. Enjoy some Zoo Boo 'trick-or-treat" time and during the evening learn what 'treats' our animals like as well as what 'tricks' animals use to survive. Families will participate in a variety of different activities including pumpkin carving, visiting exhibits, games, animal stories, a special after-hours Zoo tour and catered breakfast.

The Fall Family Overnight is sold out. Our next Family Overnight will take place in spring of 2016. Check back for more information!

Requirements for Participation

  • Multiple families may sign up for an Indianapolis Zoo Family Overnight. We require a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 45 total participants. If fewer than 20 register, we will be forced to cancel the overnight. We will notify families at least 30 days prior to the evening if we have to cancel.

  • Participants must be at least 6 yea​rs old to participate in any Indianapolis Zoo overnight program.​

Additional Overnight Information and FAQs

  • ​Your program fees include Zoo and White River Gardens admission, parking fees, all activities, spending the night at the Zoo, and a catered breakfast buffet. 

  • Your family will be joined by others. The maximum number of participants for a Family Overnight is 45.

  • Groups sleep on the floor in the Dolphin Gallery. The Gallery is the large room that leads into the dolphin dome, but no one is allowed to sleep in the dome. There are bathroom facilities inside the building, but there are no showers available. The Zoo reserves the right to change your sleeping area as necessary.

  • Please note that the Zoo reserves the right to change any programming as necessary, including anything listed above. 

    For more information, please email​or call (317) 630-2000 between the hours of 9am-5pm Monday through Friday.​