Blank Park Zoo - Dream Night

Blank Park Zoo - Dream Night

DREAMNIGHT is back! Blank Park Zoo is one of nearly 230 zoos and aquariums around the world in 37 countries to participate in Dream Night, an invitation-only event for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

The evening is completely cost-free to the families who are able to attend the event. Children, and adults, will have a magical time at the zoo with lots of fun craft activities, special animal demonstrations, a few special guests, dinner and much, much more!

Dates: There will be three dates this summer. June 5, July 18, August 14

Time: Time period: 5:30-8:00pm 
Arrive by: 5:00pm 
If eating dinner, arrive by: 4:45pm 
A sandwich meal with chips and a cookie will be provided for volunteers. Sandwiches options are ham, turkey and vegetarian, all served on a 9” white sub. Please arrive around 4:45pm if you plan on eating dinner.

Location: Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th St, Des Moines

Volunteers must be 13 years or older.

To SignUp go to the following link:

*NOTE:The Discovery Guide spots are for Zoo Crew & Adult Volunteers who have gone through our volunteer training process.  The following opportunities are available to anyone 13 or older: Dinner Attendant Area, Food Attendants, Train, Wallaby Costume/Guide, Random Acts of Kindness, Photo Booth Attendants.

Christine Eckles