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Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

Upcoming Zoo Events

Bat Week

October 24, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Mark your calendars to commemorate one of nighttime’s most misunderstood creatures—the bat! Bat week is October 24 - 31, and throughout the week The Living Desert will be going batty for bats. We will debunk myths, make crafts, and film a special Facebook Live using bat detecting equipment. Don't snooze on the fun celebrating this fantastic flying mammal.


October 31, 2020


Tickets will NOT be available at the door.

We’ve placed a limit on attendance to ensure proper social distancing, as well as provide a better experience for guests ensuring that large crowds do not form.

International Desert Conservation Summit

November 14, 2020 - November 14, 2020

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is excited to host its inaugural International Desert Conservation Summit. The virtual event will be a significant gathering of experts from around the world focused on saving deserts and the animals, plants and communities that call the desert home.


November 25, 2020 - December 27, 2020

Over a million twinkling lights dazzle as guests enjoy holiday festivities. Celebrating 28 years, join us and light up your holiday! Select nights, 6-9pm.

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