roars and pours

Bundle up, grab a drink and enjoy a sneak preview of ZooLights!

Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food. Plus, animal encounters, yard games, live music, entertainment and more! 

Download the program here.

The following areas will be accessible for all or part of the evening:

  • Africa Trail | Equine Center | Inner Tropics | Lakeside Loop | Plaza | Predator Passage | Savanna Park | Wild Side Art Gallery

Event Details


November 2, 2023


Phoenix Zoo


5:30 – 8:30 p.m.


$10 per person | Must be 21+ (valid ID required)

Please Note: Daytime rules prohibiting smoking and vaping apply at our nighttime events as well. To ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone, please be aware of our prohibited items and frequently asked questions.

Roars and Pours Fun

$8.00 Roars & Pours Meal Special:

  • A bowl of stewed beef tips & vegetables over homemade mashed potatoes.

$6.00 per select beverage.

    • Lagunitas Brewing Company
      • Lagunitas IPA
      • Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale
    • Huss Brewing Company
      • Papago Blueberry Wheat
      • It’s a Dry Hop IPA
    • Radeberger Gruupe
      • Schofferhofer Grapefruit Hefeweizen
      • Clausthaler ISO
    • Mark Anthony Brands
      • White Claw Vodka Soda Wild Cherry
      • Mikes Hard Lemonade Zero Sugar
    • The Seeker wine (Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon

$5 – Camel Ride

$4 – Safari Cruiser

The Price is Right: Zoo Edition
Adventure and excitement as ambassador animals strut their stuff at night!

  • Time: 6:45 & 7:45 p.m.
  • Where: Doornbos Discovery Amphitheater

Equine Meet & Greet
Meet one of the Zoo’s equine residents and talk with keepers.

  • Where: Equine Center

If the chicken poops on your number, you win! Try your luck and support the Phoenix Zoo!

  • Pooping Times: 6:15, 7:15 & 8:15 p.m.
  • Where: Cruiser Station

Visit the Wildest Club in Town booth for a chance to win and support the Phoenix Zoo’s conservation Initiatives!

Beer Pong | Corn Hole | Connect Four | Giant Jenga | Ladder Toss | Ring Toss

Selling Charity Charms, notecards, etched glasses and paw print tiles.

  • Where: Lakeside

Located at Main Plaza & Lakeside.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Tickets also available for purchase at the gate. Admission includes entrance into the Phoenix Zoo and access to games and entertainment. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. The number of tickets available is limited. Events often sell out early. Tickets are valid only during specific event dates and hours. Prices, entertainment, attractions, experiences, ticket types, entitlements and other event elements subject to change without notice.