It doesn’t take a plane ride to Africa or Madagascar RedBox rental to experience Safari Nights. They can be found right off I-35 in Dallas every Saturday night this summer!Join The Dallas Zoo as they extend park hours for zoobilee of tunes and after hour fun! The Safari Nights Concert Series are presented by Texas Instruments giving DFW families the opportunity to enjoy great live music on the weekends for 8 consecutive Saturdays. Once sun sets and night falls bring out the blankets and lawn chairs for performances under the stars by tribute bands, local songwriters and artists right at the shady Cat Green. Attendees can also enjoy visits from the Stars from the Zoo’s Animal Adventures outreach program.
Safari Nights Concerts are FREE with zoo admission. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
- Dates: Every Saturday night during June & July
(June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27)
- Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
- Location: The Dallas Zoo
(650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E), Dallas 75203)
SUMMER 2013 LINEUP
June 8: Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute)
June 15: Petty Theft (Tom Petty tribute)
June 22: Hard Night’s Day (Beatles tribute)
June 29: Trout Fishing in America (folk rock/children’s music)
July 6: Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute)
July 13: A1A Live (Jimmy Buffett tribute)
July 20: The Killdares (Celtic rock)
July 27: Sara Hickman (noted singer/songwriter)
Hours & Admission
The Dallas Zoo opens at 9am on Saturdays. Regular admission costs $12 for zoo lovers between 12 and 64. Kids ages 3-11 and adults 65 and over are $9. Children 2 years and younger get in FREE along with Dallas Zoo members.
Travel & Parking
To avoid parking fees and traffic feel free to travel to the Dallas Zoo by DART. However, please be cautious and travel in groups if you plan on attending the Safari Nights Concert Series, especially when leaving after dark.
*Parking is $8.00 per car and FREE for Dallas Zoological Society Members.