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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
407.323.4450 http://www.centralfloridazoo.org/

Enter the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.  A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family.

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Besides seeing over 500 animals representing 205 species (that doesn’t even include the bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo), you can take to the sky and enjoy our aerial adventure course, ZOOm Air Adventure Park or bring your flip-flops and swimsuit to cool-off in the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground.

 

October 2018

Sunset at the Zoo!

October 18 @ 5:30 pm
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Monthly on the Third Thursday, March-October 2018
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$5

 Sunset at the Zoo! The Zoo will close at 5 p.m., and then reopen at 5:30... this time for adults only! Live music will set the scene as you stroll through the Zoo during this local alternative to your standard happy hour! Time: 5:30 to sunset Admission: $5 Beer, wine, and food will be available for purchase. Ages: 21+ only Dates: 3rd Thursday of the Month, March-October March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18 EVENT…

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Zoo Boo Bash 2018 presented by Orlando Health

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 27, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 28, 2018 at 9:00am

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Zoo Boo Bash 2018 presented by Orlando Health October 20th, 21st, 27th & 28th Trick-or-treat at the wildest place in town during our annual Zoo Boo Bash! It’s a safe, fun, and not-too-scary event for young and old alike. Bring your treat bag and wear your costume for a wild time! Be sure to stop by the Welcome Station to see a full list of Zoo Boo Bash activities. Event Details This event is included in general Zoo admission. Additional…

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KIDS NIGHT OUT at Central Florida Zoo 

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$25 – $30

KIDS NIGHT OUT at Central Florida Zoo  It’s KIDS ONLY at the Zoo on this special Kids Night Out! The fun begins at the Discovery Center at 6:30 p.m. Everyone will get to enjoy meeting cool animals up close and taking a flashlight tour of the Zoo. We’ll play games, make a craft, and enjoy a snack, all before the grown-ups come back! For children ages 5-12. Time: 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Cost: Annual Pass Holders: $25 per child; Non-Pass Holders:…

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Wild Art & Wine at The Central Florida Zoo

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$40 – $45

Wild Art & Wine at The Central Florida Zoo Enjoy a special evening at the Zoo with wine and hors d’oeuvres while painting an animal portrait. Art instructors will guide you to create your own masterpiece as you meet live animals up close. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Must be 21 years or older. Annual Pass Holders: $40.00 Non-Pass Holders: $45.00 Wine, hors d’oeuvres, and painting materials all included. Click Here to Purchase your Tickets Today!  EVENT DETAILS…

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November 2018

Business After Hours at Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens

November 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Free

Business After Hours at Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens Join us for a casual networking happy hour on the 2nd Thursday every month! No formal program, no requirement, just casual conversation with fellow business leaders. HOSTED BY: Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens EVENT DETAILS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PLEASE CALL BUSINESS TO VERIFY.

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Cub Club at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Free

Cub Club at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens It’s never too early to start learning about our planet and the diverse animal life found all around us. Kids ages 2 through 5, alongside a parent or caregiver, can experience a morning of sensory-rich play where they’ll get a chance to meet animals, make music, and much more. EVENT DETAILS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PLEASE CALL BUSINESS TO VERIFY.

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Storytime at the Central Florida Zoo

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 8, 2019

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Free

Storytime at the Central Florida Zoo Come out to the Central Florida Zoo for a FREE story time event! Stories are presented by the Orange County Library Storytellers, and include a visit from one of our Animal Ambassadors! This event takes place in the Discovery Courtyard. Follow the path from the parking lot past the carousel/train station and the log cabin. The courtyard will be on your right. Zoo admission not included and not required to attend. EVENT DETAILS ARE…

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