Summer fun at the L.A. Zoo kicks off with 'Roaring Nights'

Get ready to party with some real animals this summer when the Los Angeles Zoo kicks off its "Roaring Nights" summer entertainment series on Friday, June 28, 2019.

The community event will feature different live music, entertainment and dining options such as zoo keeper discussions, silent disco, food trucks, libations, lawn games and special animal feedings.

Guests have to be 21 years old and up to partake in the fun. Tickets are $21 for the general public, and $16 for L.A. Zoo Association members. Free parking is available.

Future event dates:

• Friday, July 19 - Featuring DJ Severe, Fast Times, DJ Johnny Hawkes, Chulita Vinyl Club, and HUSH Silent Disco

•Friday, August 16 - Featuring DJ Avi Bernard, Pulp ‘90s, DJ Johnny Hawkes, The Detroit Nights, and HUSH Silent Disco

• Friday, September 27 - Featuring Richard Blade, Flashback Heart Attack, DJ Severe, The Detroit Nights, and HUSH Silent Disco

The event starts at 6 p.m. and goes on until 10:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit

The L.A. Zoo and Botanical Gardens is located at 5333 Zoo Drive in the city of Los Angeles.