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Second Chance for Summer Zoomance August 21

 

Detroit Zoo - Summer Zoomance

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Those who missed the first Summer Zoomance event in July will have a second chance to fall in love with the Detroit Zoo all over again. Another after-hours, 21-and-older Summer Zoomance will take place this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission for guests is $14.

Summer Zoomance allows grownups to relive their fond memories of the Detroit Zoo while creating new ones with a twilight stroll among the award-winning animal habitats.

The rain-or-shine event features performances by blues guitarist and vocalist Laith Al-Saadi, complimentary tram tours, animal enrichment and zookeeper talks.

Guests can take a spin on the Carousel for an additional $2 and enjoy a scenic ride through the Zoo on the Tauber Family Railroad for a one-way fare of $3. Food and adult beverages will also be available for purchase.

Tickets are available online at by clicking here and can also be purchased at the admission gates.

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The Detroit Zoological Society is a nonprofit organization that operates the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo. Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic habitats, the Detroit Zoo is located at 10 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue off I-696 in Royal Oak, Mich. The Detroit Zoo is open 362 days a year, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April through Labor Day (with extended hours until 8 p.m. Wednesdays during July and August), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day after Labor Day through October and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November through March. Admission is $14 for adults 15 to 61 and $10 for children 2 to 14, senior citizens 62 and older and active military with ID; children under 2 are admitted free. The Belle Isle Nature Zoo is open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April through October and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November through March; closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission to the Nature Zoo is free; however, a State of Michigan Recreation Passport is required for all personal vehicles to enter Belle Isle State Park. For more information, call (248) 541-5717 or visit www.detroitzoo.org.

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Take a Chance on Summer Zoomance

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The Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Adults are invited to fall in love with the Detroit Zoo all over again at Summer Zoomance. The after-hours, 21-and-older event takes place Thursday, July 11, 2013, 6 to 9 p.m., rain or shine. Admission for all guests is $12 in advance and $14 after July 5. Parking is free for Detroit Zoological Society members and $5 for non-members.

Summer Zoomance allows grownups to relive their fond memories of the Detroit Zoo while creating new ones during a twilight stroll among the award-winning animal habitats. The event will feature complimentary tram tours throughout the Zoo as well as animal enrichment and zookeeper talks at the otter, snow monkey and polar bear habitats.

Blues guitarist and vocalist Laith Al-Saadi will perform, and food and adult beverages will be available for purchase.

Guests can take a spin on the Carousel for an additional $2 and enjoy a scenic ride through the Zoo on the Tauber Family Railroad for a one-way fare of $3.

July 11 is the first of two Summer Zoomance dates in 2013; a second event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 22. Tickets for Summer Zoomance can be purchased online at http://www.detroitzoo.org/events/zoomance as well as at the admission gates.

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