Detroit Zoo Heats Up For Wild Summer Nights

Posted at 8:12 AM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 08:13:44-04

The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesdays during July and August with the annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Concerts take place in the Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 5 through Aug. 30, 2017, and are free with Zoo admission. 

Wild Summer Nights features a variety of music from local bands, including children's, pop, blues, country, rock and classical.

Guests are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets; outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Food, snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase from Zoo concessions. 

Concert Schedule:

 July 5 - The Euphorics (pop)

 July 12 - Detroit Social Club (blues)

 July 19 - Tom Seley and the Troublemakers (children's)

 July 26 - Michigan Opera Theatre (classical)

 August 2 - Steve King & the Dittilies (rock)

 August 9 - Athens Creek (folk/country/rock)

 August 16 - Detroit Symphony Orchestra (classical)

 August 23 - Gary Greenfelder Orchestra (classical)

 August 30 - Cosmic Groove (pop)

To learn more about the Detroit zoo, call (248) 541-5717 or visit