Seven reasons why adults-only nights at London Zoo are what you need in your life right now

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This summer, London Zoo has got your back. With normality returning to events and venues at last, London Zoo is offering special twilight sessions for adults to get away from the kids and enjoy themselves in a peaceful and safe outdoor setting surrounded by some of the world’s most incredible animals. And with a slap-up meal of delectable street food in hand, too.

Don your spots and stripes with seriously posh face paint

Pretty girl with face paint glitter

Be photo-ready with a trip to our face-painting tent on the main lawn for added festival feels. Brand new eco-glitters are available this year for some serious sparkle! You’ll find perfect selfie spots all around the Zoo, including our illuminated ZSL sign, iconic underwater penguin pool window, seriously funky lighting and signposts to every corner of the globe as you discover amazing animals from habitats right across the world.


Strike a pose

girls taking a selfie

If you’re more into TikTok than selfies you’ll love that we’ve dressed up our whole site with incredible spots for every pose you can think of. Nobody will recognise where you are – they’ll 100% think you’ve jetted off on Safari to exotic South America - or would you prefer to be riding a Tuk-Tuk around India? There’s no need to choose!


Delicious fixes for hangriness

two girls at a food stall

Whether you’ve worked out through lockdown or not, let’s face it - it’s time for a treat. Our street food options are some of the finest on offer, with world cuisine stretching from spicy Mexican, lush Lahore wraps and elegant gyozas, go all-in for a two-course meal with our mouth-watering dessert options including churros, ice cream, and the festival-chic candy floss!


Free your inner child this July

girls riding a carousel

…with a waltz on our musical carousel! Safely socially-distanced, there’s no better start to a joyous evening than letting loose for a ride on our iconic carousel, kid-free! Let yourself go [whee]!


Animals from every corner of the globe

People looking at a London Zoo lion

This is the only place in London where you can visit South American penguins, delve beneath tropical ocean depths, and come face-to-face with the lions of India and Sumatran Tigers. We’ve even got a guided tour to take you around the world in less than 30 minutes to show-off the best of global wildlife on offer.


Get outdoors – breathe and take in the twilight air

two girls posing for a selfie at ZSL London Zoo

Safe spaces are what we’re all about at London Zoo, and we’ve taken care of everything to make sure that your visit is socially distanced without the hefty crowds or queues.

Chillax with laid-back music vibes all round - as you peruse the incredible creatures around every corner of London Zoo, you’ll find harpists, guitarists and chillout DJs. If unwinding is what you need right now (and let’s face it, we all do!), then it’s time to book for Twilight Tickets before the tickets sell out.

And all this, for under £20!*

Selected Thursdays and Fridays in July 2021 only. Book now to avoid disappointment:

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*Additional tours and add-ons extra. Price applies to Twilight Tickets only.

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