Get Wild Friday and Saturday Nights During Sunset Celebration at Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo becomes an entirely new experience after the sun sets and tolerable temperatures set in. See wildlife in a whole new light plus enjoy interactive activities, live music and tasty tapas during Sunset Celebration every Friday and Saturday night this summer from June 23 – July 29, 2017.


  • craft beer, wines and cocktails for grown ups
  • NEW! Dinos Alive! at night during Sunset Celebration
  • special animal mingles
  • orangutan encounter
  • goodnight penguin
  • rhino encounter experience (additional ticket)

Lowry Park Zoo


More than 20 types of beer, wine, and cocktails will quench your thirst while oodles of gourmet savory and sweet bites (including frozen key lime pops, arepas and funnel cake fries) will please your palate.

Foodies can enjoy savings with two dining plan options to sip and taste, such as the Couple’s Sampler, which gives lovebirds approximately 6 samples for $28.


From salsa dancers and steel drum bands to interactive DJs, African drummers, dancers and stilt walkers, guests will find entertainment around every corner. Plus, each evening culminates in an end of the night “Wild Lights Finale.”

Live music at the main stage includes:
6/23-24 – Rory Ellis
6/30 – Funktastic Soul
7/1 – The Black Honkeys
7/7-8 – C’Nergy
7/14-15 – Soul Circus Cowboys
7/21-22 – GW Souther
7/28-29 – Frequency


Join the celebration after 4pm for just $22.95 on Friday and Saturday nights. Purchase Sunset Celebration tickets here or pay your admission at the gate.

You might consider becoming a member and get access to the zoo 365 days a year.

Individual Plus (1 Member + 1 Guest) $79

Dual Plus (2 Members + 1 Guest) $119

Members receive perks like 10% off dining plans and free preferred parking!


Sunset Celebration begins at 4pm and ends at 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays from June 23 – July 29, 2017. Use this map to plan your evening.

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