Cruise the Zoo | Kids Out and About Phoenix

Cruise the Zoo

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 05/31/2020
Due to overwhelming popularity, the Cruise the Zoo event has been extended! The Zoo will now offer the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to drive your car through the Phoenix Zoo through the month of May, Thursday through Monday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., with the final day being Sunday, May 31.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email so we can update it immediately.

Load up the car with your herd and get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cruise the Zoo!

While we are closed, families have the chance to see the Zoo from the comfort, safety and security of their own vehicle. This event will include a guided, educational audio tour. Food and beverage options are available for pre-purchase.

Cruise the Zoo allows guests to view a variety of Zoo animals such as flamingos, giraffes, elephants and more while maintaining safe social distancing measures.

Get cruisin’!


Tickets (including food and beverage options) for this experience must be pre-purchased online. There will be a limit of 650 tickets sold per day.  

Once a limit is reached on a particular day, interested guests must select another day.

Tickets can be used anytime beginning at 8 a.m., but the last vehicle MUST be in line at 1 p.m.

Vehicle size must be no larger than a full-size long bed truck. Max vehicle specs are: 266″ L x 81″ W x 74″ H.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Phoenix Zoo


455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ, 85008
United States


Contact name: 
Linda Hardwick
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Last vehicle must be in line at 1 p.m.
Members: $50 per car (restrictions apply) General: $65 per car (restrictions apply)


All Ages