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The Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting a series of events in September

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Idaho Falls Zoo is hosting a series of events in September.

September 2 is the last sipping safari of this season: “Join us for this year’s last chance to experience Sippin’ Safari. On Friday September 2nd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, come and enjoy an evening strolling through the zoo and listening to live music from Two bald guys With your family. You will have the opportunity to purchase adult and non-alcoholic beverages, so bring your ID, and all ages are welcome. Admission is $10 for the public 3 and up, $5 for zoo members 3 and up, and children 2 and under can enjoy the zoo for free. Tickets can be purchased prior to the event at As a fundraiser, zoo memberships are not valid for admission.”

September 9: Piano Duo: It’s a new event at the zoo. Dueling Pianos is a fun and energetic musical showdown coming to your zoo. Grab a drink, request your favorite song, and enjoy the musical feud that ensues. Just follow these guidelines to have a great time:

  • BRING MONEY: This is an ALL demand piano show. We need your songs to make it a party. Choose good fun songs that everyone will enjoy. Hints turn a song “suggestion” into a “request”. All money raised goes directly to support your zoo and your energy and generosity are greatly appreciated.
  • Want to stop a song that’s playing? For $1 more than the original request, you can stop any song. (Example… If they’re playing “Frozen’s Let it Go” and you’d rather hear AC/DC’s “Back in Black”, pay them $1 more than the “Frozen” request, and they’ll immediately start playing. play AC/DC. No questions asked). Of course, a song can always be restarted for $1 more than the “stopped” song.

You must be at least 21 years old to attend Dueling Pianos, no exceptions. Know that the show will contain humor and adult content, and all for a good cause: your zoo. Buy your tickets at:

September 21: Watercolor in the Wild: “This is artist Twyla Mahelona’s last chance to join with Mahelona Studio as she guides a small group of participants in creating beautiful watercolors depicting the animals at the Idaho Falls Zoo. For the September series, we will paint lions. Tickets include admission to the zoo and all your painting supplies; come early or come out late to enjoy the wildlife. Food and drink are available for purchase at the grounds. is limited, so get your ticket now. You must be 16 or older to attend. Find tickets at”

Boo at the zoo looking for treat vendors: One of the biggest and best events in Idaho Falls is Boo at the Zoo. Boo at the Zoo will take place on October 20, 21 and 22 and there are still a few places left for the vendor booths. Space is limited and stalls sell out quickly. Contact or call (208) 612-8421 to reserve your spot.