Blank Park Zoo

Sightseeing or Tour
7401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315 7401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Closed All Hours
+15152854722
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96% of 4139 customers recommended
Stop in at Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, IA today! For artwork that's unique, pick up a piece carefully crafted by hand (no one is exactly alike!).

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    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Report | 4 months ago
always a good time and the money goes to a good cause
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Report | 5 months ago
Not enough beer stands or food options, too many people and you have to wait in traffic for over 45 min to even get in. Then when you do get in the animals are only out for 10-15 minutes.
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Report | 6 months ago
Parking was a mess
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Report | 6 months ago
Parking was organized, but very slow (25 min, which put me 25 min past gates opening). There were three separate lines to divide out ticket types (a Groupin line included! :) ), making entrance relatively quick and straightforward for everyone. The girl who checked me in was energetic and friendly, and careful to ensure that I understood how the Groupon worked as I was not using all of the admissions in one visit (which I already knew, but I appreciated her excellence in this). It did not feel overcrowded once walking around in the zoo. Several animals which have been inactive when I have gone earlier in the day were active, which was awesome! It was a positive experience, and I hope to go again.
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Report | 6 months ago
Great event! Although, next year I will go earlier in the season since the animals are put away at dusk.
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Report | 6 months ago
Great event. Would suggest to have more stations for craft beers as I am not a big fan of coors and budlight. Food was delicious.
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Report | 6 months ago
Zoo and entertainment were great! Need faster service on beer. The lines were so long and staff seemed to be taking their time serving beer.
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Report | 6 months ago
I enjoyed Zoo Brew with a group of friends but it definitely wasn't the full zoo experience. A lot of animals were already off exhibit. The price of admission using the Groupon was much better than full price and made it affordable for anyone. Drinks were priced well but there was not enough food available from the tents other than the zoo's own food stand. Great band playing, fun atmosphere, overall good experience.
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Report | 6 months ago
It was a great venue, great experience.
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Report | 6 months ago
Horrific evening. Way 2 crowded. Traffic and parking a nightmare. Lines 2 long for beverages. Hy-Vee ran out of food. Animals taken off display minutes after we got there. We had 2 go out 2 eat after we left. The victim of 2 much success. NEVER AGAIN!!
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Step beyond your backyard and see the amazing animals at Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines. Families will feel right at home at this zoo with its kid-friendly atmosphere.

Tired of driving in circles? Head to Blank Park Zoo for a bite to eat and find quick parking in the lot next door. When you're in the mood to get up close and personal with some animals, head on over to this zoo.

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