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Zoo Fun Days 2019
July 3, 2019

Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted admission – $5 off all admission tickets! Guests will have the opportunity to see our two new African elephants in Trails of Africa, experience an up-close lion training at the Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by […]

Fourth of July Weekend at the Zoo 2019
July 1, 2019

In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us for four days of fun starting July 4 through July 7! In honor of Independence Day, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their dependents. Bring your proof of […]

June 22nd is the 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo
June 3, 2019

The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to the fifth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Guest can enjoy samplings of over 100 beers from 37 […]

The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates First Ever World Animal Weekend Highlighting Animals and Environments From All Around The World
May 29, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us June 1st & 2nd from 9am until 6pm in celebration of World Animal Weekend! During this two-day celebration, the Zoo will be highlighting animals and environments from all around the world. Guest will enjoy special chats, wildlife shows, animal greetings and demonstrations that will focus […]

Birmingham Zoo’s Elephant Callee Joins New Herd At Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium®
May 29, 2019

Birmingham Zoo’s 18 year old male African elephant Callee has moved into a breeding herd at his new home at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Callee will join a herd of six African elephants, five female and one male, based on a recommendation from the […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend
May 20, 2019

In honor of Memorial Day, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 with proof of valid military identification. Guests to the Zoo can enjoy seasonal favorites and special activities including the Children’s Zoo Splash Pads, happenings at […]

Save The Date! 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo
May 15, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to the fifth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy samplings from 37 breweries from all over Alabama […]

9th Annual Tails in the Trails at the Birmingham Zoo Benefiting a New Interactive Flamingo Habitat
May 14, 2019

  On Friday, May 31 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm, join the Birmingham Zoo for a fun and entertaining night at the 9th Annual Tails in the Trails hosted by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board. The event is made possible by Presenting Sponsor Blair Exteriors & Commercial Roofing and Featured Sponsors BB&T and Raymond James. Tails […]

World Animal Weekend
May 13, 2019

The Birmingham Zoo invites you to join us June 1st & 2nd in celebration of World Environment Weekend! During this two-day celebration, we will be highlighting animals and environments from all around the world. Special chats and demonstrations will focus on what each of us can do to preserve wild animals and wild places – […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Black-footed Cat Pregnancy
May 9, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo is excited to announce that our 5 year old female black-footed cat Rhaegal is pregnant. Birmingham Zoo veterinary staff confirmed her pregnancy after performing fecal hormone analyses. This pregnancy will be the first for expectant mother Rhaegal. She is due to give birth within the next few weeks. “Rhaegal’s pregnancy came […]

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