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Roaring Nights at the LA Zoo

  • LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA, 90027 United States (map)

6pm – 10:30pm 21+

$21 Nonmembers
$16 Members

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The L.A. Zoo’s Roaring Nights summer series is back and wilder than ever – offering fun, fascinating explorations at the intersection of music, culture, and nature. These adults-only (21+) adventures feature live bands, DJs, pop-up Zoo Talks, animal close-ups, L.A.’s best food trucks, full bars, and more.


  • The Watering Hole open-air glamping lounge with specialty cocktails

  • An immersive silent disco experience powered by dueling DJs

  • Three multi-genre dance areas, for an eclectic musical safari

  • Interactive art activities, classic backyard games, and more

Friday, September 27


Music Lineup

  • Legendary DJ Richard Blade spinning the best of the ‘80s and maybe, just maybe, posing for pictures with a few lucky fans

  • Flashback Heart Attack, keeping you dancing and singing along to the greatest hits and most epic anthems of the ‘80s and beyond

  • Official Dodgers spin master DJ Severe serving unbeatable sets with hip hop, rare grooves, and remixes

  • The Detroit Nights serving up the best of Motown, disco, and R&B with energy and style

  • A choose-your-own musical adventure with HUSH Silent Disco

Zoo Talks and Special Feedings

Schedule to be announced

Food Trucks

The Deli Doctor, Baby’s Badass Burgers, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Wings ‘n’ Waffles, Lobsta Truck, Epic Tacos, India Jones, Mandoline Grill, Falasophy, Jackfruit Café, Tropic Truck, Rice Balls of Fire, Kogi BBQ, Tokyo Doggie Style, Dreamy Creations, Blast Ice Cream