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The Phoenix Zoo Comes to Life—at Night!
Prowl & Play, the Zoo's summer nighttime event offers water play, activities and guided night hikes.
"Prowl & Play promises to be an affordable and entertaining family activity, " says
Prowl & Play creeps into the Phoenix Zoo this Saturday, August 14, from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
To celebrate the final event of the summer, Radio Disney 1580 has helped us make this the best event yet! Visit the Radio Disney tent to register to win four tickets and four 'meet and greet' passes to the Jonas Brothers Live In Concert, September 14th in
Prowl & Play guests will enjoy an array of activities all designed to delight and entertain:
- Cool off as you prowl, jump and play in the Zoo's refreshing Leapin' Lagoon.
- Get wet and wild inYakulla Caverns as you explore the stalactites and stalagmites and splish splash down the waterslides. Be sure to check out the cavern creatures and enjoy the splash pads.
- Take aim at your friends and family as you get soaked in Squirt Gun Water Wars.
- Jam with your little ones in the Toddler Music Mayhem.
- Be amazed as you discover the wonders of Zoo nightlife on guided night hikes throughout the Children's Trail.
- Test your boating prowess as you maneuver radio control boats on
- Build a LEGO® masterpiece and enter for a chance to win LEGOLAND® Resort Hopper Passes including LEGOLAND®
Water Park and SEA LIFE™ Aquarium.
- Visit the Webkinz™ Road Trip van for games, give-aways and the magic of Webkinz™ World. The first 100 kids into Prowl & Play will receive a Webkinz™ plush.
- Sample a cool refreshing limeade from Your Ultimate Drink Stop®, Sonic®!
- Stop by the ASU Gammage booth and enter to win tickets to Shrek the Musical, Shrek the Musical buttons and CD samplers, plus create your own Shrek ears out of construction paper or your own "Shrek the Musical Freak Flag."
- Hop aboard the Safari Train and see what the "animals" really do at night.
- Visit the GameTruck®, the complete video game party.
- Enjoy music and games with Radio Disney and enter to win 4 tickets and 4 'meet and greet' passes to the Jonas Brothers Live In Concert, courtesy of Radio Disney AM 1580.
- 6:30 – 7:30: Giraffe Encounter, $3
- Safari Train, $1 for members, $2 non-members
- Camel Rides, $5, souvenir photo, $5
Admission into Prowl & Play is $5 for all Phoenix Zoo members, $6 for non-members, and children under two are free.
Members of the Zoo will enjoy extra benefits during Prowl and Play including exclusive access to the "Pavilion Playhouse" complete with air conditioning, kids cartoons on the terrace movie screen and complimentary snacks and lemonade.
For more information about Prowl & Play and other special events coming up, visit phoenixzoo.org or call 602-273-1341.
The Phoenix Zoo is a non-profit zoological park that serves 1.5 million guests annually. Home to more than 1, 300 animals and many endangered and threatened species, the Zoo is dedicated to inspiring people to live in ways that promote the well being of the natural world. For more information, visit phoenixzoo.org.