Prowl & Play 2016

June 11| Hit the Beach!

August 6| Pirates and Princesses

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Member Tickets

General Tickets

$6 – Members | $8 – General
Children 2 and under are free.

Prowl & Play | Saturday, June 11, 2016 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

It’s time to hit the beach, dudes and dudettes!
Put on your board shorts, grab your flip-flops, and make waves to Prowl & Play

Come out of your shell to enjoy musical entertainment, animal encounters, water slides and more adventures to keep your summer cool.


  • Storytelling and photo ops with the enchanting Moon Mermaid JUN -Moon mermaid
  • Tame a great white on our mechanical shark ride
  • Shake those hips with hula lessons  and performances
  • Character meet and greets at the Neely Center
  • Boogie down at Lakeside Lawn with DJ Rockin’ Rob

“Keep it Cool” Fun

  • Slip on down to our Lakeside Lawn waterslides
  • Get wet and wild at Yakulla Caverns and Leapin’ Lagoon
  • Don’t miss Splash Zone with sponge toss and squirt guns for the kids


  • Grab a pail and shovel and build “sand animals” at our lakeside sandpitsJUN - waterslide
  • Get creative at our beach-themed craft stations
  • Blow bubbles and hula hoop your heart out at our Bubble Stop
  • Stroll our “Hit the Beach” Arcade for game play and prizes
  • Enjoy Critter Chat where you can view some of our animals up close and personal
  • Learn about ocean conservation through talks & activities

Hit our Tiki bar and chill with a cool beer or glass of wine*
* photo ID’s required

Zoo Experiences (Additional fees apply)

  • Giraffe Encounter
  • 4D Theater showing of Rio
  • Safari Train rides until dusk
  • Endangered Species Carousel and Camel rides

 Activities subject to change without notice. Not all areas of the Zoo and animals will be available for viewing during this event.

Prowl & Play Photo Gallery

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