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Our predictions for event season 2019

Cleveland Zoological Society events may not kick off until March, but we're already planning AND predicting what to expect this year.

An exciting new speaker series
Tails & Cocktails will be the hottest ticket in town


In its inaugural year, the Tails & Cocktails Speaker Series will provide a one-of-a-kind experience at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Experts from the Zoo and the Northeast Ohio community will team up to discuss a variety of topics impacting health and welfare, wildlife conservation and science education both at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and abroad. We predict this informal yet informative series will be a hot ticket in 2019. Lectures are scheduled for March 20, May 15, July 24, and September 26. Stay tuned for more details...

ZippityZooDoo will be the wildest place to bring a date


When you're looking for the perfect location for the perfect date, ZippityZooDoo is the choice this year. You'll have all the ingredients for a fabulous evening including gourmet food, specialty drinks, scenic views, wild get the picture. Sit and talk, wander and take selfies, dance the night away, win auction items for your sweetheart. We predict more couples will be looking for a sophisticated night out that's anything but stuffy. See you and your date on June 7. Learn more...

Twilight at the Zoo will be the talk of the town


There's no doubt that come June, people are talking about Twilight at the Zoo presented by KeyBank. By the end of July, tickets are popping up on Craigslist as people are desperately trying to find any last remaining tickets. What better way to wrap up the summer than with music, food, and beer at your favorite Zoo? Better yet, your ticket helps support our mission of connecting people with wildlife. Tickets go on sale the beginning of June. Look for another commemorative T-shirt from GV Art and Design and beverages from Sam Adams. See you on August 2. Learn more...

Date Night at the ZOOvies will sell out in 25 minutes


Regardless of which movie our Facebook fans vote for, this relaxing summer-time event sells out in less than 30 minutes. Enjoy one last summer date night while strolling through Australian Adventure and the African Savanna before settling down to an outdoor movie. Put September 6 on your calendar and keep an eye on our website and social media for information about sale dates and movie voting.

Zoo Clues & Brews will break attendance records


Our young professionals group has created a monster of an event that keeps grows larger and larger each year. Whether your team wants to dress up as your favorite flock or just wear jeans and a T-shirt, what's more fun than racing around the Zoo searching for clues for a smartphone-based challenge? If you want to win coveted first place trophy for costumes, you may want to start planning today - the competition is fierce! See you and your team on August 21. Learn more...

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