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Fairytales and Frog Day this Saturday at the Birmingham Zoo
August 24, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite all princes, princesses and fairytale characters to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Fairytales and Frog Day this Saturday, August 27, from 10am-1pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. The event will be held behind the Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife […]

PikaZOO – A Pokémon Go Event This Thursday at the Birmingham Zoo
August 24, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is inviting the community to an all-new special event, PikaZOO – A Pokémon Go event this Thursday, August 25 from 5:30-7:30pm. Guests are invited to enjoy 2 hours of non-stop lures at the Zoo’s 25 Pokéstops, and battle one another at the Zoo’s 2 gyms.  All Zoo pathways will be open, animals […]

Birmingham Zoo Gator Giving Raising Funds to help AZA Partner, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
August 19, 2016 alligator

In response to the recent flooding and devastation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Birmingham Zoo has created a fundraiser. As a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Birmingham Zoo is working with zoos throughout the country to assist our friends and colleagues at the Baton Rouge Zoo as they begin the […]

You’re Invited to the Zoo’s Largest Fundraising Event, ZooGala 2016
August 19, 2016 ZooGala 2016 (800x533)

On Friday, September 16, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2016, sponsored by IBERIABANK, a partner of the Birmingham Zoo. This annual affair will be held in the Zoo’s Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo. Guests are invited to mingle and enjoy dinner and dessert by Kathy […]

Birmingham Zoo to Host PikaZOO – A Pokémon Go Event
August 9, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is excited to announce an all-new special event, PikaZOO – Pokémon Go event on Thursday, August 25 from 5:30-7:30pm. Guests are invited to enjoy 2 hours of non-stop lures at the Zoo’s 25 Pokéstops, and battle one another at the Zoo’s 2 gyms.  All Zoo pathways will be open, animals will not […]

Birmingham Zoo Invites the Community to Enjoy Half-Price Summer Fun Days
July 19, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to experience Half-Price Summer Fun Days on the weekends of July 23-24, July 30-31 and August 6-7. Visitors can take advantage of discounted half-price admission*, half-price rides, discounted merchandise in the Gift Shop, and $1 hot dogs in the Zoo’s cafes. In addition, guests can enjoy Dino Discovery […]

Birmingham Zoo Receives $500,000 toward Capital Campaign
July 13, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo recently received two large gifts totaling $500,000 for the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign, which is raising funds for a new Asian Passage exhibit, front entrance and park area. One gift of $300,000 was a grant awarded to the Zoo by The Daniel Foundation of Alabama and the other was a private […]

All-New DinoNite Event This Saturday at the Birmingham Zoo
July 13, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite the community to join us this Saturday, July 16 from 6pm-10pm for DinoNite presented by the Junior League of Birmingham with featured partner Vulcan Solar Power. This all-new event at the Birmingham Zoo includes a night full of dinosaurs at the Zoo’s Dino Discovery exhibit, music by Kate […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces Changes to Board of Directors
July 13, 2016

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to introduce two new members to the Board of Directors for the Zoo. The Board welcomes Mark Crosswhite, Chairman, President & CEO of Alabama Power, and Austin Davis, Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager of Wells Fargo. Crosswhite and Davis are filling two positions on the Board as Anna James and […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo
June 29, 2016 veterans-day

In honor of our nation’s birthday, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents get free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on July 2, 3 and 4 with valid military identification. The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to come out for Fourth of July weekend to enjoy all the Zoo has to offer. Guests […]

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