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San Diego Zoo's Nighttime Zoo. Koalafornia Dreamin. June 28 to September 1.
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Animal Encounters

Location: Front Street Stage
Times: 10 and 11 a.m.; 12:30 and 2 p.m.
Meet an animal ambassador up close. You might even have a closer encounter than you expect.

Zoo Characters — Meet & Greet

Location: Koalafornia Boardwalk
Times: 11:30 a.m.; 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m.
Get a photo with one of our popular Zoo Characters!

Maned Wolves

Location: Northern Frontier, next to 4-D Theater
Times: 1 p.m.
Visit our maned wolves and learn all about them from their keepers.

Pangolin Presentation

Location: Discovery Outpost, near the Petting Paddock
Times: 1:30 p.m.
Come by to meet Baba the pangolin and hear the keeper's tales of this rare animal.

Lions or Jaguars

Location: Elephant Odyssey
Times: 2:30 p.m.
Watch the lions or jaguars enjoy enrichment.

Backstage Pass

Location: Urban Jungle
Tickets: Book Online
Enjoy access to some amazing encounters with our animal ambassadors and their trainers. You’ll be invited to touch, help train, and experience many up-close opportunities with some unbelievable critters. We’ll let you in on some insider’s stories about our animal residents as well as some of the wonderful conservation efforts the San Diego Zoo is involved in.

Rio the 4-D Experience

Location: Discovery Outpost
Tickets: $6 general admission ($5 for members)
When the last blue macaws on Earth, Blu and Jewel, are captured and chased by evil cockatoo Nigel, they must work together despite Blu's inability to fly. This unexpected duo takes you on a thrilling 4-D journey through Rio de Janeiro, finding courage, friendship, and, maybe, even love along the way.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ the 4-D Experience

Location: Across from Skyfari West
Tickets: $6 general admission ($5 for members)
Get ready for an adventure of mammoth proportions! Join Manny, Ellie, Sid, Diego, and Scrat as they discover a strange underground world where dinosaurs still roam. The Pleistocene meets the Jurassic as you immerse yourself in a cinematic adventure that combines high-definition 3-D with thrilling sensory effects such as wind, mist, snow…and more!

Happy Hour at Albert's Restaurant

Location: Lost Forest
Times: 3 to 5 p.m. daily
Reservations: 619-685-3200
Enjoy specialty cocktails, glasses of featured wines or beers, and appetizers from our $6 and $7 menu during Nighttime Zoo. Stay for dinner and make it a special occasion! Seating is available until 8:30 every night, allowing you to dine and unwind at your leisure before departing the Zoo.