Zoolstice Event

Event Sponsor:

When: Saturday, June 21, 2014

Where: The Alaska Zoo

Time: Event activities from Noon to 4pm. Zoo opens at 9am, open late until 10pm for this event.

Download our event flyer (PDF)

Join our Summer Solstice celebration, the longest day of the year for sun-starved Alaskans!

Live Music from 3pm to 5pm featuring A.L.A.

Event Activities from Noon to 4pm:

  • Regular admission rates and annual zoo pass use applies
  • Bouncy house for kids
  • Face painting
  • Arts and crafts projects
  • Hands-on items from our critter collection
  • Petting zoo
  • Live music
  • Special animal enrichment and keeper talks at scheduled times
  • Cotton candy for sale
  • Discovery Tour from 12:15pm to 2:15pm (pay at admissions before tour)
  • Visit our Discover Center (old gift shop building), Gift Shop for unique gifts and Coffee Shop for refreshing drinks and food for purchase.

Noon-2pm: Sing-a-long and games for kids with Annie and Mike

2-3pm: Kid's drawing for prizes 

3-5pm: A.L.A. Music

Animal Experiences:

  • 12:30pm: Tiger keeper talk
  • 1:30pm: Wolf enrichment
  • 2pm: Red fox enrichment
  • 2:30pm: Harbor seal feeding
  • 3:30pm: Brown bear enrichment
  • 4pm: Porcupine enrichment (near old admissions)

For questions about this event, contact Events Manager Doug Stewart at rentalevents@alaskazoo.org or 907-341-6459.