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The Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend
May 19, 2015 zoo audience

In honor of Memorial Day, all active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Zoo on Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25 with proof of valid military identification. All guests are invited to explore the Zoo’s newly renovated Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary*, the new Wild Slide*, the Jane […]

Saving Animals from Extinction at the Birmingham Zoo
May 15, 2015

The animals spotlighted at the Zoo are part of a national effort to highlight the growing extinction crisis. May 15, 2015 – Today is the 10th Anniversary of Endangered Species Day. The Birmingham Zoo will highlight the growing national importance of working on saving endangered species from extinction. This Friday, visitors will experience special keeper […]

All Mothers Receive FREE* Admission to the Birmingham Zoo for Mother’s Day
May 8, 2015

– On Sunday, May 10, mothers can enjoy free admission to the Birmingham Zoo with the purchase of a full-price child’s admission ticket (offer exclusive only on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10). Guests can feed the lorikeets in the new Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary*, glide through Alabama Wilds on the Jane H. Brock Soaring […]

Tenth Annual Zoo Run at the Birmingham Zoo
May 4, 2015

On Saturday, May 16, the community is invited to join fellow runners for the Birmingham Zoo’s tenth annual Zoo Run, benefiting the Marine Mammal Center. The tenth annual Zoo Run 5K begins at 7:30am in the Zoo parking lot and finishes in Trails of Africa. Kids races begin at 8am in the Junior League of […]

Jack Hanna featured at Birmingham Zoo Junior Board’s Fifth Annual Tails in the Trails Event
April 30, 2015

On Friday, April 24, the Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board hosted its fifth annual Tails in the Trails event presented by Harbert Management Corporation. Beginning at 6:30pm, over 600 attendees were greeted by Jack Hanna, international TV personality and star of the FOX show, “Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild!” Guests were also greeted by an African […]

Make Plans to Attend the Fifth Annual Tails in the Trails at the Birmingham Zoo
April 21, 2015

On Friday, April 24, from 6:30-10:30pm, the Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board will host its fifth annual fundraising event, Tails in the Trails, presented by Harbert Management Corporation. Attendees will enjoy live music by Gentleman Zero, bar-b-que, animal encounters, a silent auction and a cash bar sponsored by Cathead Vodka and Cahaba Brewing Company. New this […]

Visit the Birmingham Zoo’s Party for the Planet Celebration This Saturday
April 15, 2015

On Saturday, April 18 from 10am to 2pm, the Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to Party for the Planet (in celebration of Earth Day). The Zoo has joined forces with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and AZA members across the nation to create the largest combined Earth Day event in North America. […]

Visit the Birmingham Zoo for Farm Day
April 7, 2015

On April 11, the Birmingham Zoo invites the community and their families to take part in Farm Day from 10am until 2pm. This fun-filled educational celebration of Alabama’s farming heritage will be held in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo. Farm Day is a community-focused event to celebrate the agricultural history […]

The Birmingham Zoo Invites Community to 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
March 26, 2015

On Friday, April 3, the Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to help celebrate the launch of its 60th Anniversary during the 60th Anniversary Celebration Weekend on Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5. This will be a weekend full of exciting events in honor of the Zoo’s first official exhibit, Monkey Island, which opened […]

Spend Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo
March 11, 2015

The Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to take part in special activities planned for Spring Break 2015 from March 28 – April 5. Guests are invited to soak up the sun and pay a visit to their favorite Zoo animals this Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo. Guests are invited to feed the lorikeets […]

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