Attend the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s IV Annual Woo at the Zoo on Saturday, Feb. 18, and it is truly a loving event on the wild side, with an opportunity to learn about animal dating, mating, and reproductive habits in a direct and humorous forum.
Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d’oevres and planned activity to decorate sweets for your sweetheart. A cash bar will be available featuring specialty drinks served in the exclusive Woo at the Zoo commemorative glass. All the fun takes place in the Zoo’s Visitor Center auditorium.
Woo at the Zoo features:
- A commemorative Woo at the Zoo glass
- Complimentary hors d’oeuvres
- A cash bar featuring specialty drinks
- The opportunity to decorate a brownie from Naughty Bits Brownies
All the fun takes place in the Zoo’s Visitor Center.
Tickets: FONZ members: $11 | Non-members: $22
You must be 21 years or older to attend this event due to our cash bar. A valid ID is required for admission. Please observe the NO smoking policy at the Zoo.
All guests must purchase a ticket for one talk, at 4:30, 6:30, or 8:30, and are required to come at their registered time. However, guests are invited to come early or stay late after their talk to enjoy our cash bar and Valentine treats! The Visitor Center will be open to guests from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The National Zoo offers two ways to buy tickets:
- Buy tickets at the Zoo and save money: Buy you tickets at any National Zoo gift shop between: 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- Buy tickets online:
Buy “Woo at the Zoo” tickets online: A $2 fee per person
$5 FONZ members
Take the Red Line to the Woodley Park/Zoo/Adams Morgan stop
the Cleveland Park stop.
The Zoo entrance lies halfway between both stops are a short walk to the National Zoo.
All Aboard the Love Train:All aboard the Love Train at the Visitor Center for a romantic evening tour after hours through the Zoo. The train tickets are $5 each or $8 per couple.
Adopt a Species for Your Valentine
This zoo fundraiser is for helping animals – by adopting a species this Valentine’s Day Woo for your special someone, for your children or just to treat yourself. Your sweetheart will receive two cute stuffed animal plushes, a photo, a factsheet, a certificate with a space for a special message from you, and rose lollipops to show your affection.