Events at Animal Ark

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Animal Ark hosts special events throughout the year. These events are great times to see our animals in action – from cheetahs running at top-speeds to wolves howling! Browse our Events Calendar below, either as a List or by Month!

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August 2017

Sponsors Night!

August 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Daniel with Bone

This is an invitation-only event for Members and Adoptive Parents! Bring a treat for your animal; talk to the animal keepers; and hear behind-the-scenes stories. Not yet a member or a sponsor? You are welcome to purchase either status at the door.

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September 2017

On the Wind Cheetah Run

September 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Running Cheetah

Reservations required due to limited seating. RSVP at 1-775-970-3431 Majestic balloons grace the skyline at dawn, and our cheetahs race into the sunset! Come see the world’s fastest land mammal in action running at top speeds – completely off-leash – around the Animal Ark run field! Event prices: Adults $40; Seniors $35; Children (8-16 years old) $30. Children must be…

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“Eye of the Tiger” Painting with Pinot’s Palette

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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$60
Tiger Painting

Join us for a brand-new event with Pinot's Palette - An artist from Pinot's Palette will come out to Animal Ark and teach you how to paint a Tiger! The painting class includes all supplies and you keep your painting. Admission includes snacks and beverages, painting class and admission to Animal Ark to see the animals! This event is by…

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Paws and Claws

September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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2016 Paws and Claws

Reserve early before this event sells out! RSVP by phone at 1-775-970-3431 or purchase on-line below. View Animal Ark’s animals, enjoy themed hors d’oeuvres, and meet an array of wildlife experts. An open bar, plated dinner, silent and live auctions add to the fun! Wrap up the evening watching Animal Ark’s cheetahs run at top speeds in an extraordinary display.…

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October 2017

Harvest Festival

October 14 @ 10:15 am - 2:30 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Ringo with Pumpkin

As part of our behavioral enrichment program, most of the animals will receive pumpkins filled with their favorite treats. Watch the enjoyment experienced by our predators when presented with these unique and delicious meals. Throughout the day, pumpkins will be delivered to different animals. Come spend the day; bring the camcorder…..this is animal viewing at its finest!  Event prices: Adults…

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Last Chance Cheetah Dash

October 21 @ 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Cheetah Run

Reservations required due to limited seating. RSVP at 1-775-970-3431 This is the last Cheetah Run of the season! Reward yourself with an incredible experience: Watch these magnificent cats running with extraordinary speed, off-leash, across the desert in pursuit of an enticing lure. Event prices: Adults $40; Seniors $35; Children (8-16 years old) $30. Children must be at least 8 years…

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November 2017

Closing Day

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Milo Hiding

This is the last day of our summer season. We will be closed for the winter, except for special days at Thanksgiving. If you've been thinking of visiting, now's the time!

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Thanksgiving Weekend

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Daniel in Snow

If you are not wild about hitting the malls for the annual holiday shopping frenzy after Thanksgiving, why not drive out to Animal Ark? Have family in town? You can enjoy our animals when they are active in late fall’s cooler temperatures. Event prices: Adults $12; Seniors $11; Children $10; children 2 and under are free. Golf carts may not…

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Thanksgiving Weekend

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Animal Ark, 1265 Deerlodge Road
Reno, NV 89508 United States
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Daniel in Snow

If you are not wild about hitting the malls for the annual holiday shopping frenzy after Thanksgiving, why not drive out to Animal Ark? Have family in town? You can enjoy our animals when they are active in late fall’s cooler temperatures. Event prices: Adults $12; Seniors $11; Children $10; children 2 and under are free. Golf carts may not…

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