To observe the behavior of animals at nightfall
Thursdays until August 10, 2023
  • WE LOVE : observe animals in a different way, in a special atmosphere, in the evening at dusk
  • FOR WHOM A family outing for all
  • WHEN: every Thursday until August 10, 2023
  • HOURS : from 19h
  • LOCATION: at the Zoological Park of Paris (12th)
  • RATE : 15 €

The nocturnes of the Paris Zoological Park

  • To discover the zoo in a different way and see the animals at nightfall.
  • Come wander in the Paris Zoological Park every Thursday from June 22 to August 10, starting at 7 p.m.
  • This is an opportunity to observe the behaviour of animals at night
  • The 5 biozones, from Patagonia to Madagascar, Africa, Europe and Amazonia-Guyana are open at night
  • Healers and mediators comment on the return of animals to pens at night. They introduce you to the species and tell you the stories, small manias and characters of each
  • NEW - This year, as part of the Predators season, special events will take place during the evening: quizzes, games and meetings with Park staff will allow you to test your knowledge of the animals!
  • For older kids! until 11:30pm, the zoo's forecourt will be specially laid out so that you can enjoy a drink and a treat to music... without disturbing the animals.

The program until August 10, every Thursday from 7 p.m.

  • June 29 - An evening about the wolf - Learn all about this fascinating species from the experts
  • July 6 - silent zoo premiere - stroll through the park with headphones on, then join the party on the forecourt with a DJ set
  • july 13 - improvisation matches - Come and join in the verbal duels!
  • July 20 - game night - on the forecourt games of skill and strategy with family and friends
  • July 27 - bat evening - France in the tropical greenhouse, watch a feeding - listen and observe with a Museum expert
  • July 3 - second and final silent zoo! Experience the zoo differently ...
  • july 10 - starry night evening - in partnership with the Association Française d'Astronomie, telescopes will be available to the public for starry-sky viewing

Practical information

View schedule details
  • Thursdays from June 17 to August 12 :
  • From 7pm to 10pm on June 17 and 24
  • From 7pm to 11:30pm on other nights

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