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Birmingham Zoo Breaks Records with IBERIABANK ZooGala 2018
October 11, 2018

On Friday, September 14, 2018, the Birmingham Zoo hosted its largest fundraising event of the year, ZooGala 2018 – Indaba in Africa, sponsored by IBERIABANK, presenting sponsor for the past nine years. The affair was held in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo following a VIP Pre-Party. Net proceeds from ZooGala […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New Deputy Director
October 11, 2018

Lori Perkins Will Join Birmingham Zoo Senior Staff   The Birmingham Zoo and its Board of Directors is proud to announce Lori Perkins as the new Deputy Director of the Birmingham Zoo. Perkins will assume the role of Deputy Director on November 5, 2018, where she will be responsible for the oversight of Zoo Operations, […]

Birmingham Zoo Receives Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award
October 11, 2018

The Birmingham Zoo has been nationally recognized by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for establishing excellence in diversity and inclusion. During the 2018 AZA Conference in Seattle, Washington, the Zoo was awarded the Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award, significant achievement, for our Sensory Inclusive Zoo Initiative. President & CEO of the Birmingham […]

Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo starts October 11!
October 3, 2018

SAVE THESE DATES IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER! Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! Prepare for over the top fun during our 27th annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo. Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, themed rides and carnival games […]

Birmingham Zoo to Host La Celebración for Hispanic Heritage Month
September 19, 2018

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Birmingham Zoo is hosting its annual La Celebración event on Saturday, September 22 from 10am-2pm. This event will celebrate the culture of Birmingham’s growing Hispanic and Latino community and is presented by Abogados Centro Legal. Animals of Central and South America will be featured through bilingual keeper chats, […]

Birmingham ZooGala 2018 – The Birmingham Zoo’s Largest Fundraising Event
September 6, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, AL – On Friday, September 14, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2018 – Indaba in Africa, sponsored by IBERIABANK, partner of the Birmingham Zoo for the past nine years. The affair will be held at the Zoo from 7pm to 11pm. Stunning décor inspired by African safaris, markets, […]

Get Ready! Boo at the Zoo is Coming!
August 29, 2018

Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! Prepare for over the top fun during our annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights! Come experience the excitement on Henley […]

Special Saturdays
August 29, 2018

Join us Saturday, October 13 to learn about Giraffes! As part of our ongoing efforts to provide inclusive opportunities to all members of the community, the Education Department at the Birmingham Zoo and KultureCity are excited to announce our new Special Saturdays program. Special Saturdays is a series of zoo-based learning experiences for children and adolescents with […]

Beginner Animal Photography Class
August 27, 2018

Saturday, September 15 8:00am-3:00pm Beginner photography enthusiasts or those looking for a little extra instruction are invited to join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special photography class focusing on a variety of Zoo animals. Learn special tips and tricks to capture striking images of animals, both at the Zoo and beyond. Price: $60 […]

Fairytales and Frogs Day this Saturday at the Birmingham Zoo
August 14, 2018

The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite all princes, princesses and fairytale characters to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Fairytales and Frogs Day this Saturday, August 18, from 10am-2pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. The event will be held behind the Wildlife Stage at the […]

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