Tuesdays & Thursdays are Hoppy Hour

April 23

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Hoppy Hour- Every Tuesday and Thursday

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Kookaburra Cafe, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

*Hoppy Hour will not be held on February 1 due to the weather.

Access to Hoppy Hour is included with your membership or paid park admission. Food and beverages are an additional fee.

Don’t miss out, mates! Last admission to the Zoo, including Hoppy Hour, is at 4:00pm. NEW! Members can enter the Zoo until 4:30pm on Hoppy Hour dates.

Indulge your appetite for adventure at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens' Hoppy Hour — no passport required!

Transport yourself to the enchanting land Down Under, right here in the heart of the Coachella Valley! Join us every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00-5:00pm at the Kookaburra Cafe for a journey featuring all the best sights, sounds, and savory flavors! Hosted on a patio overlooking the stunning Australian Adventures habitat, you'll enjoy exclusive Hoppy Hour appetizers and half-off on the entire bar menu!

As you savor local draft beers or craft cocktails and relish mouthwatering bites like chicken with pearl waffles or our specialty cowboy caviar nachos, take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Australian outback. Keep your eyes peeled for free-roaming Bennett’s wallabies gracefully hopping through the open-air habitat or yellow-footed rock wallabies leaping across the striking red rock formations below. And if you're lucky, you might catch the delightful calls of the laughing kookaburra echoing through the air.

This event is perfect for animal lovers, foodies, or anyone looking for a wonderfully wild mid-week escape! So, hop to it and make your plans today!

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Hoppy Hour Shareable Appetizers: 

Chicken & Waffles
Signature chicken with sweet pearl waffles with hot honey and chipotle aioli

Tenderloin Sliders
Thin slides tenderloin medallions with caramelized onions and goat cheese

Cowboy Caviar Nachos (V)
White and black beans, fresh tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and served with fresh corn chips

Please note: no additional discounts will be valid on Hoppy Hour specials.

Did you know? Membership pays for itself in as few as two visits and includes benefits such as free daytime admission all year long — including Hoppy Hour, exclusive invitations to WildLights and Glow in the Park, discounts on food, retail, and experiences at the Zoo, and more!

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