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Safari Nights at the Dallas Zoo!

Safari Nights kicked off Saturday, June 7, and will run for eight consecutive Saturdays.

In just a few hours, guests can explore the Zoo during the day, then relax on a blanket or lawn chair on shady Cat Green for the entertainment, which begins at 7 p.m.

Embrace some of the best live music from original songwriters and tribute bands until 9 p.m. and visit stars from the Animal Adventures outreach program.

The concerts are free with Zoo admission (FREE for members!).

Food will be available for purchase, along with soft drinks, cold beer, and wine.

The lineup, arranged through a partnership with The Kessler in Oak Cliff, includes:

June 7: The Killdares (Celtic rock)

June 14: Brave Combo  (polka/rock/world beat)

June 21: Escape (Journey tribute)

June 28: Sara Hickman (Texas singer/songwriter)

July 5: A Hard Night’s Day (The Beatles tribute) 

July 12: FastLane (Eagles tribute)

July 19: Petty Theft and Bird Dogs (Tom Petty tribute/Texas country)

July 26: The O’s (acoustic country/bluegrass)

Know Before You Go:

Admission is $17

Parking is Free but fills up fast

DART has a Dallas Zoo stop which is right across the street

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