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.

Wildlife Wednesdays Free Science Lectures begin with talk at 7pm every second Wednesday monthly through April.

January 2017: 10am-4pm Daily

February 2017: 10am-4pm Daily

March 2017: 10am-5pm Daily

April 2017: 10am-5pm Daily

  • Wednesday, April 12: Wildlife Wednesdays free science lecture "Working for Healthy Alaskan Wildlife"
  • Saturday, April 15: Kids Day at the zoo

May 2017: 9am-6pm Daily

  • Saturday, May 6: Kid's Fun Run
  • Sunday, May 14: Bear Aware event and Mother's Day (moms admitted free)
  • Monday, May 15: Summer zoo shuttle service begins (daily and hourly runs between zoo and downtown during open zoo hours)
  • Wednesday, May 17: Access Zoo event
  • Saturday, May 20: Armed Forces Day (military 1/2 off admission with ID)
  • Sunday, May 21: International Migratory Day at the zoo
  • Wednesday, May 24: Access Zoo event
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day, zoo open

We will add summer 2017 events to this page soon!