Hurry, Only Three Days Left of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo!

Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 16 nights of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. New this year, come experience the thrill of the Monster Slide. Fun for all ages, glide past your friends and family on this exhilarating inner tube ride of over 100 feet! Feel the excitement of speed and fun on this amazing new attraction near the Primate Building.

IMG_0311 (800x612)Be sure to come dressed in your favorite family-friendly costume to search for Bigfoot on the Sasquatch Hay Ride, take a spin on the Scarousel, participate in animal-themed games at the Creepy Carnival, travel down trick-or-treat lane and more! Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo is one spook-tacular event you won’t want to miss!

Enjoy the Despicable Boo 2 Wildlife show nightly at Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo at 6pm and 7pm. Watch as your favorite little yellow characters discover the amazing adaptations animals have made to their environment as they come together to save their friend from evil in this hilarious show! With special, up-close animal encounters, the Wildlife Show is fun for the entire family. See how these animals are able to overcome evil and learn about saving the environment at the same time. Also, be sure to see all of the amazing decorations around the Zoo that feature organic materials, repurposed materials and more- all ways that the Birmingham Zoo works to support its mission of Inspiring Passion for the Natural World.

Skip the long lines and purchase your tickets in advance! To purchase tickets, click here and select the date you wish to attend Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo.

Dates and Times:

5pm-9pm: October 29-30 & November 1
5pm-10pm: October 31


Non-members: $8*  -  Members: $6*
Ride tickets: $3.50*
Unlimited attraction wristband: $12*

IMG_0283 (800x533)Attractions:
Monster Slide*, Eerie Express*, Gruesome Golf*, Ghoul School, Sasquatch Hay Ride*, Wildlife Show, Ghost Rollers*, Monster Mash Dance Party, Scarousel*,
Booterflies & Wonderland, Cajun Sadie’s Fortune Telling Adventure*, Creepy Carnival*
And much more!

*Plus tax. The Zoo will close at 4pm each night of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. Animals will not be on exhibit during Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo.


Enter the Wells Fargo #BooAtTheZoo2014 Photo Contest for the chance to win a Family Membership and more!

Visit Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo in your favorite family-friendly costume, snap photos of your spook-tacular experiences and share your photos with us to enter to win fun prizes! Make sure to follow the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where weekly winners will be announced. Your winning photo could be posted on the Zoo’s website! Click here for details and contest guidelines. Final submission deadline for photos is Saturday, November 1 at 11:59pm.

Congratulations to our third weekly winner of the Wells Fargo #BooAtTheZoo2014 photo contest! This young lady and her family are the lucky winners of a Birmingham Zoo Family Membership!

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Trick-or-Treating Can Make a Difference – Choose Sustainable Candy!

Did you know that you can help endangered animals by choosing sustainable, palm oil-free candy? Be sure to visit the Birmingham Zoo during Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo for fun trick-or-treating with palm oil-free candy and help make a difference! The high demand for palm oil has led to a rapid destruction of the rainforest habitat, home to endangered Sumatran and Bornean orangutans. Download the Palm Oil Shopping Guide app, and take the next step in making a difference for orangutans and other species affected by the palm oil crisis. To download today, click the links below.

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Experience the thrill of the All-New Monster Slide (Weekends only before 4pm)

DSC_0075New this year, come experience the excitement of the Monster Slide! Fun for all ages, glide past your friends and family on this exhilarating inner tube ride of over 100 feet! Feel the blast of speed and fun on this amazing new attraction near the Primate Building!

Saturdays, 9am-4pm
Sundays, 9am-4pm

$2.50* per ride
$6* Unlimited Wristband (includes unlimited rides on slide, train, carousel and more)
*plus tax

Height Requirement:
36 inches.

Red Diamond Coffee joins forces with the Birmingham Zoo to bring you great coffee and a Free Zoo Visit

Red Diamond Zoo CoffeeThe Birmingham Zoo has partnered with Red Diamond for an exciting limited-time offer! Purchase the specially marked 34.5 oz. can of Red Diamond ground coffee with the attached Zoo offer to receive your redeemable Zoo ticket code.

Use your code to receive one FREE adult and two FREE child admission tickets to the Zoo! This is a huge savings of $35! Great coffee and tickets to the #1 tourist attraction in Alabama is an offer that must be shared with everyone.  Enjoy!redeeem here png

Adopt your Mascot from the Birmingham Zoo!

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We’re kicking off October with exciting news for football fans! Whether you’re an Alabama fan, an Auburn fan or a house divided, you can support your team and the Birmingham Zoo by adopting an animal like Kumar the Malayan tiger and Ajani the African elephant today. Adoptions begin at only $25 and all proceeds directly benefit the animals at the Birmingham Zoo. Show your support and adopt your mascot or any of our other animals on the adoption list today.