Events

 

Enjoy $5 Fun Days at the Birmingham Zoo

Lion 5 Fun Days

July 26 & 27
August 2 & 3
August 9 & 10

Visit the Zoo during $5 Fun Days and take advantage of discounted admission! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone, enjoy face painting at the Boma Yard and visit the Safari and Kudzoo Cafes for $1 hotdogs. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests can also see animal demonstrations and feedings, chat with the keepers and more!

2014 $5 Fun Days Schedule of Events: 

Saturday, August 2nd
9:30am– Lions Hunting for Food
10am-2pm– Face Painting at the Boma Yard
10:30– Red River Hogs Paper Bag Toss
11am– Elephant Boma Encounter
11am– Spider Monkey Keeper Chat
2pm– Apple Bobbing Competition with Elephants
3:30pm– Otter Fish Forage

Sunday, August 3rd
11am– Elephant Boma Encounter
11am– Sea Lion Fun
11:30am– Lemur Training
2pm– Apple Toss for Elephants
2:30pm– Gorilla Ice Treats

Saturday, August 9th
10am-2pm– Face Painting at the Boma Yard
10:30am– Red River Hogs Paper Bag Toss
11am– Elephant Boma Encounter
11am– Picnic with Black Bears
11am– Spider Monkey Keeper Chat
2pm– Apple Bobbing Competition with Elephants
3:30pm– Otter Fish Forage

Sunday, August 10th
9:30am– Piñatas with the Malayan Tiger
11am Elephant Boma Encounter
11:30am– Lemur Training
2pm– Apple Toss for Elephants
2:30pm– Gorilla Ice Treats

Sign Up Now for the Members Only ZooSnooze

August 16

329_2931 Don’t miss your chance to take a night tour and ZooSnooze* around the Birmingham Zoo! Sleep beneath the stars like the animals, while you enjoy an up-close animal encounter, a carousel ride* and much more. Register today for this night full of excitement, and don’t forget to bring your flashlight. Pre-registration is required for this event, so please call 205.879.0409 to sign up today.
*Additional cost.

Wake up with the Animals

August 23, 2014
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Don’t miss your chance to wake up with the animals during this once-in-a-lifetime experience at the Zoo. Enjoy up-close and personal animal interactions, a keeper chat in the Children’s Zoo Barn, watch a special Wildlife Show and savor a delicious breakfast of pancakes, assorted fruit, coffee and juice. After the event, you can continue to explore the Zoo and the many activities it has to offer throughout the rest of the day!

Reserve your spot online from August 1 – August 22 or at the door on August 23.

Pricing:
$17: non-member adult (Ages 13 and up)
$14: non-member child (Ages 2-12)
$9: member adult (Ages 13 and up)
$6.50: member child (Ages 2-12)

Take a Ride On the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari, And Then Enjoy Visiting Each Member of The Baby Bunch Throughout the Zoo

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The Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure is powered by Red Mountain Park. See details here!

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Soar through the treetops at the Zoo

Take an aerial journey at the Birmingham Zoo with the all-new Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure! This new attraction will take you through the treetops of Alabama Wilds as you soar to extraordinary heights reaching 20 feet above ground level. Powered by Red Mountain Park, this attraction is fun for the entire family! Watch below as Rob and Dana from Magic 96.5 take an exhilarating ride on the zipline, and make plans to experience this adventure for yourself!

 ZooGala 2014

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To make your reservation today, please click here.

2014 Gala Corporate Partners

2014 Gala “Presenting” Partner
IBERIABANK

“Elephant” Partners
Alabama Power Company
BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama
Wells Fargo

“Lion” Partners 
Hoar Construction LLC
Protective Life Corporation
Vulcan Materials Company

“Giraffe” Partners
AmWins
Balch & Bingham LLP
Birmingham Orthodontics
Brasfield & Gorrie
Burr & Forman LLP
Energen Corporation
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
John 3:16
J.R. Prewitt and Associates
Lane Parke Apts/Daniel Corporation
Don and Sandy Logan Family
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.
Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
Skin Wellness Center of Alabama
Sterne Agee

“Peacock” Partners
Altec Industries, Inc.
Baptist Health System
BBVA Compass
Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Bryant Bank
Dunn-French Foundation
EBSCO Industries, Inc.
Environmental Litigation Group P.C.
Junior League of Birmingham
KPMG LLP
Landscape Workshop
McKinney Capital
New Capital Partners
O’Neal Industries
Southern Foodservice Management
StoneRiver Company, LLC
The Nall-Whatley Foundation
Warren Averett, LLC
Weber Group, Inc.

Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo

 

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Save the Date for the 2014 Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo! A family-friendly event for children to create memories that will last a lifetime! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 16 nights of Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. Boo at the Zoo is one spook-tacular event you won’t want to miss!

Dates and Times:
5pm-9pm: October 3-5, 10-12, 19, 26 & 29, 30 & November 1
5pm-10pm: October 17, 18, 24, 25, & 31

Non-members: $8*
Members: $6*

Ride tickets: $3.50*
Unlimited attraction wristband: $12*

*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.

Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari

 

ZooLights LogoSave the Date for the 2014 Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari! Be amazed by over a million lights, holiday music and plenty of festive activities as the Zoo comes alive for 18 nights of holiday-centric fun!

Dates and Times:
5pm-9pm: December 5-7, 12-14, 18-23 & 26-31

Non-members: $8*
Members: FREE

Ride tickets: $3.50*
Unlimited attraction wristband: $12*

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