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Join us for a special 4th of July celebration at the Phoenix Zoo with 4th of Zoo-Ly! There will be plenty of family fun and exclusive evening access to the Zoo with fun activities for everyone. We will be serving up a classic summer BBQ and topping off  the evening with a very special viewing of the Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular at a “VIP” seating area  in the back of the Zoo!

Please note this event takes place at our main lake event area and not all Zoo trails will be accessible. Animal viewing will be limited.

Event Details

  • Catered BBQ dinner at the Lakeside Lawn from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
    Enjoy an all-American  BBQ dinner by Andrew’s Catering. Feast on BBQ chopped chicken sandwiches and hot dogs (veggie burgers available), corn on the cob, fruit salad, mixed greens salad, beverages and cookies.
  • Free carousel rides from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Face painting, bounce houses and other activities
  • Special animal guests and music
  • Gather for a “VIP” view of the Tempe Town Lake Fireworks Spectacular at 9 p.m. Seating will be available in the back of the Zoo. Guests do not need to bring chairs.
  • Beer and wine available for purchase at the BBQ dinner and the fireworks show.
  • Cool treats for the kids during the fireworks show.

Adults: $45
Children (3 – 12): $35
Children 2 and under are FREE, but reservations are still required.
Animal viewing will be limited.