Birmingham Zoo
  • Today's Regular Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About Us

Zoo News

Bird Lovers of All Ages are Invited to the Audubon Tom Imhof Bird Walk and the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Birmingham Zoo
February 10, 2016

On February 13, 2016, the Birmingham Zoo and the Birmingham Audubon Society team up for two events sure to excite any bird enthusiast – The Audubon Tom Imhof Bird Walk and the Great Backyard Bird Count. The Audubon Tom Imhof Bird Walk is a free informational guided birding trip from 8am-10am through the Birmingham Zoo […]

Birmingham Zoo Working to Further Mission Through Innovative Elephant Initiatives
February 9, 2016

Over the six years that the Birmingham Zoo’s Trails of Africa exhibit has been open, the Birmingham Zoo’s elephant program has worked to meet its mission to create a center of excellence that will become a national model for the care and conservation of elephants. The Birmingham Zoo has established the standards of care for […]

Woo at the Zoo Event Offers a Memorable Valentine’s Day Experience at the Birmingham Zoo
February 4, 2016 WooAtTheZoo16FinalLogo1

On February 13, 2016, the Birmingham Zoo invites guests ages 21 and up to its third annual Valentine’s Day event, “Woo at the Zoo,” from 5:30-8 PM. The event will feature desserts, wine, giveaways and exclusive animal greetings upon arrival in the auditorium. During the event, the Zoo’s experienced staff will lead engaging expositions on […]

Birmingham Zoo to Host Brian Badger with the Cheetah Conservation Fund
February 2, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is excited to host Brian Badger with the Cheetah Conservation Fund this Friday, February fifth from 6-8pm in the Zoo Auditorium. Brian Badger’s visit to the Birmingham Zoo is part of his United States Tour. While at the Zoo, Badger will present, “The Diversity of Frontline Conservation…It’s Not All About Cheetahs!” His […]

Birmingham Zoo Breaks Attendance Record Fourth-Year in a Row
January 29, 2016

In year 2015, 576,974 visitors made their way to the Birmingham Zoo, setting the Zoo’s all-time attendance record, passing the record for year 2014 when the Zoo saw 574,581 visitors. The Zoo also set all-time attendance records for its biggest events, Boo at the Zoo and ZooLight Safari, both presented by Wells Fargo. A big […]

Birmingham Zoo Groundhog Will Make Groundhog Day Prediction on February 2nd
January 25, 2016 groundhog

Who: Celebrity groundhog and meteorologist extraordinaire, Birmingham Bill   What: All Alabamians want to know: will Birmingham Bill see his shadow or not? On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the Birmingham Zoo will host its annual Groundhog Day prediction to reveal if Alabama will have six more weeks of winter. Visitors will have the chance to […]

Help the Community and Enjoy Half-Price Admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 14, 2016

On Monday, January 18, the Birmingham Zoo invites the community to give back to those in need in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. By donating any non-perishable or canned food item in support of the Zoo’s United Way Canned Food Drive, visitors will receive half-price admission and can enjoy the Zoo for only […]

Birmingham Zoo Campaign Chair Announces 85% of $18 Million Goal Raised
January 14, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo received $3 million in funding in 2015 from local businesses and foundations for the Renew the Zoo Campaign, which includes construction of a new front entrance and Asian Passage exhibit.  The following businesses and foundations made leadership gifts in 2015:  The Altec/Styslinger Foundation, AutoTec and its Employees, EBSCO Industries and its Employees, […]

Enjoy A Delicious Breakfast with Santa at the Birmingham Zoo
December 3, 2015

Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast at 9am and 10am on Saturday, December 5, 12 and 19. Guests are invited to make reservations now for this popular holiday event. Participants will enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at the Kudzoo Café at the Birmingham Zoo […]

Enjoy ZooLight Safari Presented by Wells Fargo and Skate on the All-New Glacier Glide Ice Rink!
December 3, 2015

ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo, the Birmingham Zoo’s annual holiday event, will begin this weekend, December 4-6 from 5-9pm and will continue throughout the month of December on December 11-13, 17-23 and 26-31 from 5-9pm.  The Presenting Sponsor of this event is Wells Fargo. New this year, glide on the all-new Glacier Glide Ice […]

1 2 3 12