Skip to main content

Happy Hour Tours

While sipping a signature cocktail and enjoying light, themed hors d’oeuvres, we invite guests to mix and mingle with each other, as well as with a Saint Louis Zoo Animal Care expert to learn more about some of our most famous residents!

Guests attending Happy Hour Tours must be 21 or older

Sips with Spider Monkeys SOLD OUT

Sips with Spider Monkeys **SOLD OUT**

Thursday, May 9, 2024

5:30-7 p.m.

Enjoy cocktails with the spider monkeys at the Saint Louis Zoo during this evening event in Primate Canopy Trails. We invite guests to mix and mingle, as attendees are immersed in the sights and sounds of the jungle-esque primate habitat. Guests will welcome the start of the summer happy hour season while sipping a signature concoction in the gathering dusk. As hors d'oeuvres are served, a Primate expert will give an in-depth chat about the behavior of Patty and Jenny, the Zoo's delightful spider monkeys, and their conspecifics in the wild.

All guests must be ages 21 and older to attend

Libations with Lions **SOLD OUT**

Thursday, June 6, 2024

6-7:30 p.m.

Enjoy cocktails with the pride (and joy!) of the Saint Louis Zoo at this evening event in Big Cat Country. We invite guests to gather for a traditional safari sundowner along the trail next to our lion habitat. Attendees will sip a summery concoction while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres in the gathering dusk. Typically, lions tend to show off their impressive vocals by roaring in the morning and evening hours. As guests enjoy their refreshments, they will be treated to a Lion Chat by a Zoo staff member-- potentially accompanied by the sonorous sounds of lions, Ingozi and Cabara, themselves.

All guests must be ages 21 and older to attend

Hyena Happy Hour

Thursday, July 25, 2024

6-7:30 p.m.

Enjoy cocktails with the Saint Louis Zoo's resident hyena clan at this evening event in River's Edge. We invite guests to gather for a traditional safari sundowner on the trail between our hyenas and cheetahs. Attendees will sip a summery concoction while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres in the gathering dusk. Typically, crepuscular hyenas become more active during the evening hours. As guests enjoy their refreshments, they will be treated to a Hyena Chat by a Zoo staff member-- potentially accompanied by a few whoops from Haji and Tembo, the spotted hyenas, themselves.

All guests must be ages 21 and older to attend

Purchase Tickets Here

Gin with Giraffes **SOLD OUT**

Thursday, September 12, 2024

5:30-7 p.m.

Enjoy cocktails with the Saint Louis Zoo’s resident giraffe herd at this evening event on the Red Rocks Trail. We invite guests to gather for a traditional safari sundowner on the pathway across from our giraffe habitat. Attendees will sip a signature concoction while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres in the late summer dusk. As guests enjoy their refreshments, they will be treated to an in-depth Giraffe Chat by a Zoo staff member, while our reticulated giraffes enjoy golden hour browsing in the background.

All guests must be ages 21 and older to attend