2024 Calendar at a Glance

JANUARY

1/21-22 -Penguin Palooza

FEBRUARY

2/16-19 – Presidents Day Weekend, kids 12 and under get in free!
(must be accompanied by an adult; limit 4 free children per paying adult)

MARCH

3/2 & 3/3 – Lemur Paint Project

3/14 & 3/15 – Kids 12 and under get in free today!

(must be accompanied by an adult; limit 4 free children per paying adult)

3/29-30 – Eggstravaganza

APRIL

3/31-4/7 – Spring Break Programming

  • 3/31 Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • 4/1 Fossil Fools Day
  • 4/2 Autism Awareness Day Create-A-Creature Sensory-Friendly Art Project
  • 4/3 Guided Tour
  • 4/4 Guided Tour
  • 4/5 Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • 4/6 & 4/7 Paint Workshops (pre-registration required)

MAY

5/12Mother’s Day (moms get in free!)

5/18 – Loop the Lemur Race (click here to register)

5/23 – Feast for the Beasts Annual Dinner & Fundraiser

5/24-27 – Grand Opening Weekend (games, activities, face painting, and more all weekend)

JUNE

6/15-6/16 Path through History Day & Fathers Day (fathers get in free Saturday and Sunday)

6/19 – Juneteenth (kids 12 and under free)

6/23 – Pride Day at the Zoo (half price general admission when mentioning “Pride” at admission)

  • Free face painting all day at the Binturong Shelter!

6/26 – 6/30 – Nature Explorers

JULY

7/1 – American Zoo Day

7/2 – 7/22 – Nature Explorers

7/13 – Sundae Safari

7/27-7/28 – Wildlife Conservation Day & Founder’s Day Weekend (Family admission capped at $18.75 Saturday and Sunday)

AUGUST

8/12 – World Elephant Day 

8/17 – National Honey Bee Day 

8/19 – International Orangutan Day

SEPTEMBER

9/2 – Labor Day (Pay What You Can Day)

9/11 – Day of Caring

9/21International Red Panda Day

OCTOBER

10/5 – Ales and Tails Zoo Brew

10/14 – Indigenous Peoples Day / Columbus Day

10/26 – Halloween at Ross Park Campus

NOVEMBER

11/11 – Veterans Day Celebration

11/17Take a Hike Day

DECEMBER

12/8-9 – Cookies & Cocoa with Mrs. Claus

12/15-16 – Cookies & Cocoa with Mrs. Claus

To register for upcoming events, click the button below.