Big Night Out - Event finished
29 Jun 2013 – 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This event has passed, the next Big Night Out is at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo will be in 2014
With a huge variety of animal talks, entertainment and activities, there’s something for everyone.
So what's on?
Our keepers will astound you with fascinating facts and amazing anecdotes in our exciting programme of animal talks, feeds and demonstrations.
The Conservation Station
Our keepers and vets will be on hand to answer all your animal questions and impress you with fascinating facts, like just how do we clean Lola the hippos' teeth??
The Mane Stage
Dance your way straight into the evening with a host of local musical talent, from the cool sounds of a Caribbean steel band to the feisty beat of samba and spectacular carnival costumes. These acts are sure to make this a night to remember!
Visit our transformation station on the main lawn and turn yourself into your favourite zoo animal. With face painting, masks, animal onesies and much more, get transforming and pose for the camera.
The Feeding Frenzy
When you're feeling peckish visit the ‘Feeding Frenzy’ food festival on the main lawn, where you’ll be spoilt for choice with everything from a mouth watering hog roast to chicken tikka complete with poppadum’s and mango chutney.
If it’s a slower pace you’re looking for then head up to the Lookout Café. Sit back and relax to the cool sounds of jazz with the highly acclaimed Brandon Allen, all with the spectacular backdrop of the sunset over the Chiltern hills...
After all that you won't want to miss our spectacular finale. As the event draws to a close you'll be clapping along to amazing acrobatics and fire limbo!
Indulge in a sumptuous picnic to complement your evening. Using the best quality ingredients, our picnics are perfect for summertime alfresco dining. Pre-order your picnic online when you book tickets and pick it up on the night. Find out more
This is set to be a visit to the Zoo with a difference!
Tickets are no longer available the 2013 event has finished.
- Full price adult tickets are £21.00
- Please note: The Zoo will close at 5pm for daytime visitors and reopen at 6pm for the Big Night Out.
- Last entry for day visitors will be 4pm.
- All visitors planning to attend the Big Night Out must purchase a separate ticket for the event.
- Cars will not be allowed to drive into the Zoo for this event. Parking will be available in the main car park.