2018 Summer Concert Lineup at the Indianapolis Zoo

With a diverse lineup of performers, an added concert date and a spectacular new venue, it’s going to be a grrr-eat summer for music at the Indianapolis Zoo.

Zoolapalooza and Animals and All That Jazz will offer 10 nights of music, animals, food and wild fun from mid-June through early August.


The concert season will get under way with Zoolapalooza, which is now in its seventh year. With live music, every Friday night from June 15 through July 20, guests can start their weekend on a high note with some of the area’s top bands playing a mix of classic favorites through today’s popular hits. Kids can enjoy playing with instruments, animal artifacts and a friendly game of tic-tac-toe.

The 2018 Zoolapalooza lineup will feature:

  • June 15:
  • June 22:
  • June 29:

The smooth sounds of Animals and All That Jazz will keep visitors cool as the summer heats up. One of the Zoo’s longest-running events, this series will showcase a range of distinctive artists, acts and musical stylings. Now in its 30th season, Animals and All That Jazz will kick off July 5 and continues every Thursday through Aug. 2.


The 2018 Animals and All That Jazz lineup will include:

  • July 5:
  • July 12:
  • July 19:
  • July 26:
  • August 2:

For all concerts, live music will play from 5:30-8:30pm with animals and rides available until 7pm. With plenty of exhibits nearby, visitors can enjoy the full Zoo experience without missing a beat. Each concert will also feature a different menu of specialty food items and a full bar.

Summer concerts are free for Zoo members and included with regular admission. Discount tickets will be available at Indiana Members Credit Union locations. Guests can go to IndianapolisZoo.com to plan their night out.

About the Indianapolis Zoo

The Indianapolis Zoo empowers people and communities, both locally and globally, to advance animal conservation. Located in White River State Park downtown, the Indianapolis Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums as a zoo, aquarium and botanical garden. Visit IndianapolisZoo.com

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