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Posted on: August 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Exciting Events Coming Up at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

Senior Day 2019

(Idaho Falls, ID) -- Monday, Aug. 5 is Senior Day at the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park. Visitors 62 years old and older get in FREE all day!

This annual event, sponsored by Lincoln Court, includes a free lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and music by the Old Time Fiddlers. The zoo animal ambassadors will also be making appearances to guests throughout the day.  

Gates open at 9 a.m. with the last admission at 6 p.m.

Then on Friday, Aug. 9 the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society presents a brand new fundraiser, Mama Mango Madness Hawaiian Luau, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. (zoo vacated at 9:00 p.m.). Adults 21 and over will stroll the zoo enjoying fruity wines and non-alcoholic drinks. There will also be performances by the Mountain Taiko Drummers, and Happy Hula will perform Polynesian dances and will end the event with a fire dance. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of the event, $10 for DDs. All attendees must show ID for admission. Come support the zoo and enjoy a lovely summer evening. Tickets are available at www.tpzs.info.

Idaho Falls Zoo is open daily 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Visit us www.idahofallszoo.org and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website, www.idahofallsidaho.gov.

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Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact Idaho Falls Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306.

About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park:  With more than 330 individual animals representing 130 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo is known as the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 44 Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website

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