Zoo Events

Upcoming Special Event Days

Note: We remove event and program listings from this page after they have occured. Only upcoming dates are listed.

Upcoming Events in April 2017: 10am-5pm Daily

May 2017: 9am-6pm Daily

  • Toddler programs every Monday and Wednesday morning, all year long!
  • Monday, May 1: Feast for the Beasts fundraiser tickets open for sale online
  • Saturday, May 6: Kid's Fun Run, registration is open online!
  • Monday, May 13: Summer zoo shuttle service begins (daily and hourly runs between zoo and downtown during open zoo hours)
  • Sunday, May 14: Bear Aware event and Mother's Day (moms admitted free)
  • Wednesday, May 17: Access Zoo, golf cart tours for limited mobility
  • Saturday, May 20: Armed Forces Day (military 1/2 off admission with ID)
  • Sunday, May 21: International Migratory Day at the zoo
  • Monday, May 22: Daily Discovery Tours begin for the summer
  • Wednesday, May 24: Access Zoo, golf cart tours for limited mobility
  • Thursday, May 15: Our Summer Adventure Camp season begins!
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day, zoo open

June 2017: 9am-9pm Daily (early closure on June 15, 2017)

  • Toddler programs every Monday and Wednesday morning, all year long!
  • Friday, June 2: Summer Family Nights - Friday Night Live Music begins and continues weekly on Fridays through end of August
  • Saturday, June 3: Potter Marsh Discovery Day at Potter Marsh
  • Tuesday, June 6: Summer Family Nights -  Wildlife Diaries on Tuesday evenings begin and continue weekly on Tuesdays through end of August
  • Thursday, June 15: Feast for the Beasts
  • Saturday, June 17: Zoolstice solstice celebration at the zoo
  • Sunday, June 18: Father's Day - All dads are admitted free!

July 2017: 9am-9pm Daily

  • Toddler programs every Monday and Wednesday morning, all year long!
  • Summer Family Nights every Tuesday evening (Wildlife Diaries) and every Friday evening (Friday Night Live Music) through end of August
  • Daily Discovery Tours and shuttle to/from downtown and zoo
  • Tuesday, July 4: Zoo open for business

August 2017: 9am-9pm Daily (early closure on August 12, 2017)

  • Toddler programs every Monday and Wednesday morning, all year long!
  • Summer Family Nights every Tuesday evening (Wildlife Diaries) and every Friday evening (Friday Night Live Music) through end of August
  • Daily Discovery Tours and shuttle to/from downtown and zoo
  • Saturday, August 12: Birds, Bees and Wine Adult Tour
  • Sunday, August 20: Homeless Animals Day event at the zoo

Fall events...coming soon!