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Birmingham Zoo Announces Red Panda Pregnancy
April 19, 2019

The Birmingham Zoo is thrilled to announce that our 8 year old female red panda Sorrel is pregnant, through natural breeding with our male red panda Parker. Birmingham Zoo veterinary staff confirmed her pregnancy after performing an ultrasound exam earlier in the week. This pregnancy will be the second for expectant mother Sorrel. She gave […]

Birmingham’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Birmingham Zoo
April 11, 2019

April is here and the time has come to celebrate Easter with an Eggstravaganza plus Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Hop on over to Birmingham’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-12:30pm at the Birmingham Zoo. Come a little earlier for a scrumptious breakfast with your favorite bunny at either 8am or […]

Purchase Tickets Now : 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event
April 3, 2019

Join the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30-8:30pm as we kick-off our 5th annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que event! Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy samplings from breweries from all over Alabama and the southeast. In addition […]

Spring Break Fun and Excitement at the Birmingham Zoo
March 20, 2019

Spring Break is the best time to have fun and enjoy exciting places like the Birmingham Zoo! Join us from March 23-31, for the opening of seasonal favorites and special activities. Guest will enjoy the Children’s Zoo Splash Pads, happenings at the Predator Zone, interact with animals in the Contact Yard and do so much […]

3rd Annual Cahaba Dermatology & Spa Cahaba Magic City Wine Fest 2019
March 15, 2019

Come join us at the Birmingham Zoo for the 3rd Annual Cahaba Dermatology & Spa Cahaba Magic City Wine Fest on May 11th from 5:30pm-8:30pm as we travel through several different regions spanning the globe. Drink wine and beer specific to a certain region. Restaurants will also have food available for purchase. Take a break […]

Junior Board Presents 9th Annual Tails in the Trails
March 11, 2019

You’re invited to join us for a fun night at Tails in the Trails presented by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board! Our ninth annual event will take place on Friday, May 31 from 6:30-10:00pm in the Birmingham Zoo’s signature Trails of Africa. Guests will be greeted by our animal residents and treated to an outdoor tropical […]

Zoo Parking Renovation Announcement
March 7, 2019

  In our efforts to improve your Zoo and provide you with the best visitor experience, we will be updating our parking infrastructure. Beginning now through April, restorations will take place on our main entrance parking lot. Guests will be routed to specific parking areas as we close down and restrict access to various parking […]

SAVE THE DATE! 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event
March 1, 2019

    June is coming and so is our annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event at the Birmingham Zoo! Mark your calendars and join the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30-8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy drinks from breweries […]

Federal Employees Receive Free Admission
January 26, 2019

The Birmingham Zoo is offering free admission to all federal employees and their families, in honor of their work for our country and to say Thank You! Effective now, visitors may redeem this special free admission by showing valid federal government employment ID at any Zoo ticketing booth. Exciting activities include watching a sea lion demonstration (daily), Predator […]

Birmingham Zoo Launches New Membership Level for Foster Families
January 25, 2019

The Birmingham Zoo is offering Foster families the opportunity to become Zoo Members! This new member level was created to support Foster families by inviting them to visit the Zoo throughout the year with added benefits not included with regular daily admission. Zoo membership grants exclusive perks and access to special member events, discounted programs […]

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