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Happy New Year! Although the holidays are over, the fun continues at Discovery Park of America throughout January!

In addition to the live animals in “Nature’s Ninjas” and our other interactive exhibits highlighting space, dinosaurs, technology, history and art that are perfect for anyone looking for fun family activities, we’re offering some adults-only events this month. Read more below and visit our website for more details!


January 11: Artist Showcase Reception – Join us at 5:30 p.m. inside Discovery Center on the lower level to see the new art pieces on display by Sarah Haig of Martin, Tennessee. Sarah is the winner of our third Local Artist Showcase!  Reception is free to attend.

January 18: VIP Dinner for Featured Exhibition, Nature’s NinjasGet your tickets today to be the first to see the LIVE ANIMALS in the upcoming featured exhibition, Nature’s Ninjas! Tickets are only $10 per person and will get you a nice family-friendly meal and admission to see the animals in the exhibit! Purchase your tickets online or by calling us at 731-885-5455! We will reserve you a table for 10 if you call us, too! Sponsored by Reelfoot Animal Hospital

January 19: Cocktails & Comedy ShowLadies and Gentlemen…Discovery Park presents Cocktails and a Comedy Show on January 19! Todd Oliver is hilarious, and you are going to LOVE his talking dog! The $25 member / $30 not-yet member tickets include one drink, and guests will enjoy appetizers before the show! Tickets are available online or by calling us at 731-885-5455! Sponsored by Buddy’s Wrecker Service

January 26: Cork & Fork Wine Pairing Dinner – We are so excited to have our first wine pairing dinner in Dinosaur Hall! Guests will enjoy a tasty four-course Italian meal from Lupo’s then have their taste buds awakened with a different Italian wine paired perfectly with each course! Tickets are $50 for members and $55 for not-yet-members. Purchase tickets online today or by calling us at 731-885-5455! Sponsored by Davis Wealth Services