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Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Birmingham Zoo
June 30, 2015

In honor of our nation’s birthday, all active and retired military and their dependents get free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on July 3, 4 and 5 with valid military identification. The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to come out for Fourth of July weekend to enjoy all the Zoo has to offer, including some […]

Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. Addresses City Improvements at Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Botanical Gardens Roundabout
June 29, 2015

On Wednesday, July 1, City of Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. will address the Birmingham City Cahaba Road project at a ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the recent improvements to the Cahaba Road roundabout connector between the Birmingham Zoo (the “Zoo”) and Birmingham Botanical Gardens (“The Gardens”). In addition to Mayor Bell, attendees will […]

Birmingham Zoo Receives Grant for New Komodo Dragon Exhibit and Names Campaign Chair
June 24, 2015

The Birmingham Zoo was recently awarded a grant from AutoTec, LLC for the Zoo’s Capital Campaign to fund the new Komodo dragon exhibit in the new Asian Passage. The Komodo dragon is one of several new animal exhibits to be included in the Asian Passage. The Zoo also announces F. Dixon Brooke, Jr., as its […]

The Birmingham Zoo Invites the Community to the All-New Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event
June 17, 2015 Zoo Brews BBQ

On Saturday, June 20, the Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to the all-new Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event in the Junior-League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo from 5-8pm to celebrate the Zoo’s 60th Anniversary and the Year of Alabama Barbeque. During this family event at the Birmingham Zoo, guests will […]

Fathers Receive Free Admission at the Birmingham Zoo in Honor of Father’s Day
June 15, 2015

In recognition of Father’s Day, fathers get in free at the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, June 21 with the purchase of a child’s full-price admission (one free redemption per paid admission). During the day, guests are invited to feed the lorikeets in the newly renovated Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary*, ride the new Wild Slide*, […]

The Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend
May 19, 2015 zoo audience

In honor of Memorial Day, all active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Zoo on Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25 with proof of valid military identification. All guests are invited to explore the Zoo’s newly renovated Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary*, the new Wild Slide*, the Jane […]

Saving Animals from Extinction at the Birmingham Zoo
May 15, 2015

The animals spotlighted at the Zoo are part of a national effort to highlight the growing extinction crisis. May 15, 2015 – Today is the 10th Anniversary of Endangered Species Day. The Birmingham Zoo will highlight the growing national importance of working on saving endangered species from extinction. This Friday, visitors will experience special keeper […]

All Mothers Receive FREE* Admission to the Birmingham Zoo for Mother’s Day
May 8, 2015

– On Sunday, May 10, mothers can enjoy free admission to the Birmingham Zoo with the purchase of a full-price child’s admission ticket (offer exclusive only on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10). Guests can feed the lorikeets in the new Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary*, glide through Alabama Wilds on the Jane H. Brock Soaring […]

Tenth Annual Zoo Run at the Birmingham Zoo
May 4, 2015

On Saturday, May 16, the community is invited to join fellow runners for the Birmingham Zoo’s tenth annual Zoo Run, benefiting the Marine Mammal Center. The tenth annual Zoo Run 5K begins at 7:30am in the Zoo parking lot and finishes in Trails of Africa. Kids races begin at 8am in the Junior League of […]

Jack Hanna featured at Birmingham Zoo Junior Board’s Fifth Annual Tails in the Trails Event
April 30, 2015

On Friday, April 24, the Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board hosted its fifth annual Tails in the Trails event presented by Harbert Management Corporation. Beginning at 6:30pm, over 600 attendees were greeted by Jack Hanna, international TV personality and star of the FOX show, “Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild!” Guests were also greeted by an African […]

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