Take in a ZOOvie with the Family this Summer

ZOOvies in New OrleansAudubon Zoo’s Dinner and a ZOOvie series is back for the summer! You and your family can enjoy a fun movie night under the stars right in New Orleans. Spend time with the family and make some awesome memories. You’ll want to make sure to bring your chairs, blankets, or sleeping bags for relaxing during the movie. You can pack your own picnic or dine at the Zoo! The Audubon Zoo has food trucks planned for each ZOOvie night. The Zoo will also have some regular concessions open.

Your ZOOvie Calendar

Date Movie Food Trucks On-Site
June 2: Moana – 2016 La CocinitaCrepes a la Cart, Burgers Ya Heard
June 16: Secret Life of Pets – 2016 La Cocinita, Burgers Ya Heard, Frencheeze
June 30: The LEGO Batman Movie – 2016 La Cocinita, Frencheeze, Burgers Ya Heard
July 14: Finding Dory – 2016 TBD
July 28: Trolls – 2016 TBD


The Audubon Zoo’s doors open at open at 6:00 PM for Dinner and ZOOvie. The movie will be shown on the Capital One stage inside the Zoo. Unfortunately, the animals will not be on display during this event. However, the Zoo will have a DJ spinning some cool tunes and there will be games and activities where your family can win some fun prizes before the show. The Zoo will also have the Cool Zoo open for splashing play from 6:00- 8:00 PM (admission is an additional fee). You can also take this time to munch on your picnic or dine from the food trucks. The movies are set to begin at 8:00 PM.

Get Your Tickets to the ZOOvie:

Your family can purchase ZOOvie movie tickets online or at any Audubon venue until 5:30 pm on the day of the movie night. Tickets are $6 and Cool Zoo combo tickets are $12. Children ages 2 and under get free admission. You can purchase your tickets at the Zoo front entrance after 5:30 pm. We recommend getting you tickets early to save your spot. It’s going to be a “stampede” for these awesome nights!
**Please note: Animal exhibits will not be open. This is a special admission event. Members must purchase tickets and there is no Member discount. Complimentary guest passes are not available for use.

A Few ZOOvie Rules Worth Mentioning

  • Suitcases, backpacks or coolers (with or without wheels) must not be larger than 28-quart size. One per family. Alcohol is not permitted. Glass containers, disposable straws and lids are not permitted for the safety of our animals. Audubon reserves the right to search coolers and backpacks.
  • No glass containers, open candles or pets, please.

We hope to see you at the ZOOvies! They are sure to be a fun family night. If you need a new ride to hold all the family and chairs be sure to stop by Ray Brandt Hyundai in Harvey for our great selections of sedans and SUVs.