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Galactic Day at Zoo Boise

June 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come experience a zoo in a galaxy far far away!


Activities include photo-ops with Star Wars characters with the 501st Legion, Band Wars – Star Wars themed entertainment, Q&A with actors from your favorite movies and TV shows, explore and learn about animal superpowers, movie themed exhibit walk, Galactic themed enrichments for the animals, temporary tattoos and face painting, and much more!

We welcome you to dress as your favorite superhero, princess, or Galactic character! Admission for adults is $10, kids (3-11) are $7, seniors (62 & over) are $8, and children 2 and under are FREE. Friends of Zoo Boise pass holders are always free (with pass and photo id) and will have a special entrance gate. Don’t forget to invite all your friends! The fun will be strong with this one!

Actors Listings & Schedule:

Zoo Boise is proud to present the following actor Q&A Skype sessions. There is very limited seating and will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. Schedule is subject to change without notification.

9:30am – Catherine Taber
Catherine Taber 2015 Headshot Crop jpeg

Notable roles include: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (film), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV), Star Wars: Rebels (TV), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Film), Star Wars: Detours (TV), Numerous Star Wars Video Games, The Loud House (TV), Robot Chicken (TV), Minecraft Story Mode (Video Game), Final Fantasy 12 (Video Game) & Jane The Virgin (TV).

1:00pm –  Courtenay Taylor
Courtenay Taylor

Notable roles include: Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game), Fallout 4 (Video Game), Mass Effect 3 (Video Game), Halo 5 (Video Game), Destiny (Video Game), Star Trek: Starfleet Command 3 (Video Game), Regular Show in Space (TV), & Wizards of Waverly Place (TV).

2:00pm –  Keone Young
Keone Young

Notable roles include: Star Wars Rebels (TV), Men in Black 3, Star Trek: Deep Space 9 (TV), Samurai Jack (TV), Sons of Anarchy (TV), True Blood (TV), Crank, World of Warcraft (Video Game), American Dad (TV), Alias (TV), Legally Blonde 2, The Simpsons (TV), & The Brady Bunch Movie.

Band Wars – Star Wars Themed Entertainment

Event Area Stage
10:00am – Boise Rock School
10:45am – Bounce
11:30am – Kitchen Syncopation
12:30pm – Summerwind Skippers
2:15pm –   Pop Overkill the Rebel Punks
4:00pm –  Red Light Challenge

Entertainment schedule is subject to change without notification.

Star Wars Abridged – A hilarious Star Wars Reenactment

3:00pm – Simplot Multi-Purpose Room


Join us as we quickly move through all the Star Wars movies with just two actors in thirty minutes. It’s a breakneck race through characters and plotlines that will leave you rolling in the aisles. Schedule is subject to change without notification. There is very limited seating and will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Animal Enrichment Schedule:

10:30am – Lions
11:00am – Maned Wolves
11:30am –  Coati
12:00pm – Sloth Bear
12:30pm – Condor
1:00pm – Cotton-Top Tamarins
1:30pm – Visayan Warty Pigs
2:00pm – Bat-Eared Foxes
2:30pm –  Kinkajou
3:00pm –  Primate House
3:30pm –  Spider Monkeys
4:00pm –  Red Fox


Due to animal safety, you may be asked to remove full head costume pieces in certain areas of the Zoo. Lightsabers are allowed, but cannot be used over fences or animal barriers. Any costume blasters or guns are not allowed unless you are with the 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, or another approved group.


Galactic Day at Zoo Boise is sponsored by:

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June 17, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Zoo Boise
355 Julia Davis Dr
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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