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Eclipse Pull Up Tailgate Party at the Zoo

Dates: 4/8/2024 - 4/8/2024
Times: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Price: $1,500

The Little Rock Zoo is hosting an Eclipse experience that you will not want to miss!

The Pull Up on the Path Tailgate Party is an exclusive event hosted by the Little Rock Zoo in the Gated Private Lot on Zoo grounds. Limited tickets offer guests guaranteed parking in the secured lot. Guests are invited to bring tents, stadium chairs and yard blankets to setup and watch the eclipse in this gated area or join us in the Zoo as we watch with the animals! The Zoo will serve a continental breakfast that morning that will include mimosas and Bloody Mary's and a lunch catered by Adam's Catfish under the Eclipse Hospitality Tent. Come enjoy great food, local entertainment, learn about solar eclipses from guest experts and watch this memorable phenomenon. Zoo admission gives guests the opportunity to watch with resident animals to see how they react to this miracle of Mother Nature.

Exclusive VIP Activities Include:

8:30 AM or 9:30 AM Animal Encounter in VIP area

9:30 AM Observation Study Chat from Dr. Laura in VIP area

2:30 PM Animal Encounter in VIP area

Additional Activities Include:

9:00 AM-11:00 AM Information kiosk: sharing information about the eclipse

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Citizen Science Center open with eclipse activities

2:30PM -3:30 PM Information Kiosk: what did guests observe?

These activities are supported by the Simons Foundation and is part of its ‘In the Path of Totality’ initiative.

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The Great American Eclipse will be Monday, April 8, 2024. The Little Rock Zoo will be one of the greatest places to view the solar eclipse in Central Arkansas. Your pre-purchased ticket includes zoo admission and eclipse glasses that will allow you to view the solar eclipse safely.

The eclipse begins in Little Rock at 12:33PM with maximum totality at 1:52PM and ends at 3:11PM. Little Rock is estimated to have total obscurity of the sun for several minutes. The total duration of the eclipse is estimated at 2 hours and 38 minutes! The last total eclipse crossing Arkansas was in 1918 and the next one will be in 2045. Tickets are limited so buy one today to see it at the 2024 Great American Eclipse at the Zoo!

Pull Up on the Path Party Includes:

  • Entrance to the Zoo
  • Guaranteed Parking
  • Eclipse Glasses
  • Mimosas and Bloody Marys Continental Breakfast 7:30-9AM
  • Lunch catered by Adam's Catfish from 11AM-12:30PM
  • Local Entertainment
  • Animal Ambassador Experiences
  • Educational Presentations
  • Includes admission for up to six individuals - no exceptions


Tickets are limited for this exclusive opportunity to see the Total Eclipse at the Zoo! Get yours today!

All sales are final-rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges. Memberships and free passes will not be honored on the day of the event.

* Please confirm directly with the promoter or box office to ensure event details have not changed.

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