John Ball Zoo

Kid's Night Out

Parents enjoy a kid free evening and kids enjoy a zoo adventure! Skip the hassle of finding a sitter and send kids over to the zoo for a fun filled evening. Kids will experience a twilight tour of the zoo, a live animal encounter, crafts, stories, games and more. Pizza dinner is included. Participants must be 4-10 years of age. Kids may be grouped according to age for certain activities. 

$35/child, $25 for each additional child living in the same household. Fridays, 5:30pm-9:00pm. 

Register We highly recommend using a desktop to register.  

Fall 2022

Friday, August 26 -Tall Tails – Some tails wag, some grab, and some help with balance and flight! We’ll get to meet animals with awesome tails and design a tail of our own!  
Friday, September 16 - Blend, Bolt, or Bite – Animals have to keep themselves safe and have many different ways to do so! Learn who blends in with camouflage, who uses speed to bolt out of sight, and who uses sharp teeth to bite. 
Friday, October 21 - Living Lights - Experience IllumiZoo Living Lights and learn all about the amazing world of bioluminescent organisms. We'll discover the wonder of fireflies, zooplankton, and even glowing fungi on this special lite-up evening. 
Friday, November 18 - Cold Weather Critters – brrrr, it’s cold outside but some animals love the snow and cold! Bring your hats and mittens for this winter exploration of the Zoo. 
Kids' Night Out Information Packet  **IMPORTANT - if you did not receive an emailed confirmation at the time of registration please call 616-336-4302 to confirm your registration.