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Posted on: July 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Idaho Falls Zoo announces July events

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IDAHO FALLS -- Things are really heating up at the Idaho Falls Zoo this July! The month is full of fun events so come bring your friends and family to the best little zoo in the west! Your zoo is open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including holidays. 

July 15: Wines in the Wild - Wine a little, laugh a lot with an evening full of wine tasting and music with the Jazz House Big Band! Bring your friends to enjoy the zoo during this adults-only event. Hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society, Wines in the Wild will take place on Friday, July 15 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Food will be available for separate purchase during the event. Tickets include access to the zoo and unlimited wine tastings. As a fundraiser, TPZS membership is not valid for this event. You must be 21 or older to attend and show valid ID for admittance to Wines in the Wild. Buy tickets now at

July 20: Watercolor in the Wild - Each month throughout the season, artist Twyla Mahelona with Mahelona Studio will guide a small group of participants to create beautiful watercolor pieces featuring the animals at the Idaho Falls Zoo. For the July series, we will be painting our zebras! Food and drink available for purchase on grounds. Ticket includes admission to the zoo, so come early or hang out late to enjoy the wildlife! All materials are included. Space is limited so purchase your ticket right away. Must be 16+  Picture2

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Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, please first contact Public Information Officer, Eric Grossarth, (208) 612-8356.

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

Stay informed on the fun at the zoo! Follow Idaho Falls Zoo on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website, It’s always a great day at the zoo! Daily admission is a steal of a deal at only $8 for adults (ages 13-61), $6.50 for seniors (62+), $5.00 for children (ages 3-12), and $0.50 for ages 2 and under.  

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