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Explore the Truth About Dinosaurs at Niabi Zoo

June 13th, 2019

Did you know we have living dinosaurs walking our planet present day? Where are they?  What are they eating? Experience Dinosaur Day at Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Jun 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come see evidence to answer the question, “Are dinosaurs alive?” Participate in hands-on learning activities all day on the Festival Lawn and a special Dinosaurs Alive program at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., also on the Festival Lawn. Dinosaur Day activities are included with the price of admission – all admission supports conservation and education initiatives at Niabi... Read More

Boo at the Zoo Returns!

October 24th, 2018

Boo at the Zoo, Quad Cities most popular “merry not scary” Halloween event has returned! Make plans to bring your family out to Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Oct 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. or Sunday Oct 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy trick-or-treating stations, decorated trails, Zookeeper Chats and more! Try out those Halloween costumes and enjoy some family fun! Boo and the Zoo is included in regular admission prices. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6.50 for children 3-12 and free for children 2 years and under. Admission... Read More

Enjoy Some Adult Beverages at the Niabi Zoo!

August 21st, 2018

Have you ever been walking around the zoo and thought to yourself, ‘I could really use a drink’? If you have, then this is just the event for you! Niabi Zoo is hosting their annual Pints for Preservation this Friday Aug 24 from 6-10 p.m. This fundraiser will help benefit the expansion of current exhibits and addition of new exhibits. Must be 21 or older to attend. Drink stations will be available for participants to discover new beers and wines. There will be samples from Lionstone Brewery, Front Street Brewery, Geneseo Brewing Co, Goose Island, Great River Brewery and much much more! You can... Read More

Rock Your Earth Day At Niabi

April 20th, 2018

Learn what actions your family can take to help our planet thrive for generations to come by attending Niabi Zoo’s Earth Day celebration this weekend! This two-day Earth Day event is happening at the Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Road Coal Valley) this Saturday Apr 21 and Sunday Apr 22 at 10 a.m. Niabi’s educators along with other conservation organizations from the community will have hands-on activities and educational sessions to raise awareness about conservation and provide a path to action. Global preservation efforts start in your own backyard! Take part in the world’s largest... Read More

Pokemon Trainers Unite!

October 13th, 2017

Pokémon trainers unite! Your defending skills are in need. Whether you are a long-time Pokémon Go trainer or want to see what all the fuss is about, head to the Niabi Zoo this Saturday Oct 14 for a Pokémon Go Expedition! That’s right, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. the zoo will be stocked full of virtual Pokemon in-waiting. You will be able to discover 20 Pokestops, with lures attached to each. Four gyms will be available for battles with other players. Train tickets will only be $10 for four rides, so you can also relax and enjoy the scenery while hatching eggs. Your courage will pull you through... Read More

Superhero Day Soars Down At Niabi Zoo

September 8th, 2017

The real superheroes are the brave men and women that put their lives at risk every day to keep the rest of us safe and protected. The QCA’s very own, Niabi Zoo, would like to thank these hometown superheroes in a big way! Saturday Sep 9 is Superhero Day at Niabi Zoo! All superheroes (members of the military, police officers, firefighters and EMT’s) will receive free admission! Hours for this Saturday are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last entry at 4 p.m. Superhero Day will also present lessons about the conservation heroes at the zoo! You will also find out how many animal adaptations are like... Read More

Have A Drink Or Two For A Great Cause

August 24th, 2017

Have you ever been walking around the zoo and thought to yourself, ‘I could really use a drink’? If you have, then this is just the event for you! Niabi Zoo is hosting their annual Pints for Preservation this Friday Aug 25 from 6-10 p.m. This fundraiser will help benefit the expansion of current exhibits and addition of new exhibits. Drink stations will be available for participants to discover new beers and wines. There will be samples from Lionstone Brewery, Front Street Brewery, Geneseo Brewing Co, Goose Island, Great River Brewery and much much more! Food stations will be provided by Granite... Read More

Reptile Day Slithers In To Niabi Zoo

August 4th, 2017

Snakes, turtles and lizards? Oh my! It must be Reptile Day at the Niabi Zoo! This Saturday Aug 5 the Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd Coal Valley) is hosting their very own Reptile Day! To start the day off there is an opportunity to enjoy a nice Breakfast with the Reptiles. From 8:30 – 9:30 a warm breakfast buffet will be served. Breakfast will end before the zoo opens, so those in attendance will have a chance to explore the newest additions before the crowds arrive for Reptile Day! The cost for non-members for this event is $22 and for members the cost is $18. If interested, registration and... Read More

Spend Earth Day At Niabi!

April 21st, 2017

Looking for a fun and educational way to celebrate Earth Day, this year? Then this is the perfect event for you! Come celebration Earth Day on April 22 at Niabi Zoo’s Earth Day celebration! From 10am-2pm, they will have stations with hands-on activities and crafts for earth lovers of all ages to enjoy. You can come get reacquainted with the zoo as they highlight some of their favorite animals and their conservation stories. Earth Day activities are included in the regular admission price for the zoo. Prices can be found at: http://www.niabizoo.com/Plan-Your-Visit/Hours,-Prices,-Directions.aspx. For... Read More

Public Astronomy Night at Niabi Zoo Saturday

March 17th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to view Mars or Jupiter in the clear Spring night sky? Then wonder no longer. The Popular Astronomy Club will be holding a Public Astronomy Night on Saturday March 18 in the Niabi Zoo parking lot. Telescopes will be available to look through or you can bring your own, if you prefer. If the skies are clear, the Popular Astronomy Club will bring out their mobile observatory and club telescope. Mars will be visible at sunset around 7:05pm and Jupiter after 10pm.  They will also look for the Beehive Cluster, Cor Caroli (beautiful double star), La Superba... Read More

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