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Marvel Captain America and Iron Man : Meet & Greet during Boo At The Zoo
October 9, 2019

Prepare for over the top fun during our 28th annual Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions with costumed characters, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights! Come experience the excitement on Friday, October 11 with Marvel’s superhero Captain America and Saturday, […]

501st Legion at Boo At The Zoo
October 8, 2019

Star Wars fans, make sure you don’t miss out on a very special night of Boo at the Zoo as we host Alabama’s 501st Legion! Meet, greet, and get your photo taken with Storm Troopers, Sith Lords, and more as the Zoo is overtaken by the friendliest unit of Storm Troopers you’re likely to meet […]

Veterans Day Weekend at the Zoo 2019
October 7, 2019

  In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, November 9 until Monday, November 11. Guests can take a ride on the Red Diamond Express train* and Protective Life carousel*, enjoy a Wildlife Show, see a sea lion show […]

2019 Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo
October 1, 2019

  Prepare for over the top fun during our 28th annual Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions with costumed characters, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights! Come experience the excitement on Henley Park with our new ride attraction, Spidermania*! Meet, […]

Travel to Tanzania with the Birmingham Zoo : Information Session
September 20, 2019

Explore and Experience the Natural Wonders of Tanzania on a Great Migration Safari with the Birmingham Zoo The Birmingham Zoo is hosting a trip of a lifetime with an extraordinary expedition to Tanzania, from June 11 through June 23, 2020! Join us for a special information session about our Tanzania travel program on Monday, September […]

White-crested Laughingthrush Birds Missing from the Birmingham Zoo
September 16, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo is asking for help from the community in finding two (2) white-crested laughingthrush birds that went missing from their habitat overnight, on Thursday, September 12. Both birds were discovered missing early morning on Friday, September 13, while Animal Care Professionals were conducting their routine animal wellness checks and feedings. Zoo staff […]

On Friday the Birmingham Zoo Hosts Its Largest Fundraising Event
September 9, 2019

IBERIABANK ZooGala: South American Sizzle ’n Samba On Friday, September 13 at 7:00pm until 10:00pm, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2019: South American Sizzle ’n Samba. Presented by IBERIABANK for the 10th consecutive year, the black-tie optional celebration will be hosted by Honorary Chairs Phyllis and Larry Wojciechowski, with […]

First Responder Discount Days
September 3, 2019

Now until Sunday, September 8, the Zoo is offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders and up to four (4) guests at $8 each. First Responders must show valid ID or badge to receive discounted admission. *Additional cost OFFER $8 admission for one (1) First Responder and up to four (4) guests at […]

Travel to Tanzania with the Birmingham Zoo
August 25, 2019

  Explore and Experience the Natural Wonders of Tanzania on a Great Migration Safari with the Birmingham Zoo The Birmingham Zoo is hosting a trip of a lifetime with an extraordinary expedition to Tanzania, from June 11 through June 23, 2020!  Discover some of the most stunning wilderness and ecosystems in the world, during your visit […]

Members Only Sundaes in the Park
August 21, 2019

Zoo Members are invited to join us for FREE ice cream sundaes* provided by Mayfield Creamery on Sunday, September 22 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. Hang out on the Henley Park event lawn and enjoy this “thank you” from us for supporting the Zoo. *While supplies last. Interested in becoming a member? Click here. 

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