Blank Park Zoo Announces New Spring Event: 'Wild Lights Festival' 1

DES MOINES, IOWA — The Blank Park Zoo will be welcoming dozens of new creatures to Des Moines for a limited time light show later this Spring. On Friday the zoo announced the ‘Wild Lights Festival’, a two-month engagement featuring 35 “larger-than-life, illuminated animal shaped Asian lanterns.” The giant lanternsContinue Reading

Des Moines Museums and Zoo Create Plans to Reopen for Visitors 19

DES MOINES, Iowa – Governor Kim Reynolds has given zoos, museums, and aquariums the green light to reopen their doors come Friday as more COVID-19 restrictions are eased across the state. The Blank Park Zoo announced its members will be able to schedule a visit starting Friday and the generalContinue Reading