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Posted on: July 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] NEW DATE for Senior Day

Seniors Day 2016

Senior Day at the Zoo
Due to weather, Senior Day at the Idaho Falls Zoo has been rescheduled to Monday, Aug. 9. Visitors 62 years old and older get in for only 50 cents from 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

This annual event, hosted in conjunction with Lincoln Court, offers a hot dog lunch for a suggested $5 donation per person to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, and live music by the Old Time Fiddlers, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The zoo animal ambassadors will also be making guest appearances between 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

Hawaiian Luau at the Zoo
On Friday, Aug. 13, bring the family to a fun, energy-filled fundraiser hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. Mama Mango Madness Hawaiian Luau will run from 5:30 -8:30 p.m. and this year, it’s open to all ages. Stroll the zoo enjoying fruity wines and non-alcoholic drinks. Then, the night really heats up with performances by the Mountain Taiko Drummers and Happy Hula. Enjoy beautiful and amazing Polynesian dances and we’ll end the event with a traditional fire dance! As this event is a fundraiser, TPZS annual memberships are not valid for admission. Tickets range from $15-$45 depending on age and are available at

Your Idaho Falls Zoo is open daily 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Visit us for up-to-date info on animals and events. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website,

Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, contact Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor.

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