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The Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to All Active and Retired Military in Honor of Veterans Day
November 5, 2014

In honor of Veterans Day, all active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Monday, November 10 and Tuesday, November 11 upon presentation of a valid military identification card. Guests are invited to ride the all-new, over 100-foot slide**. Visitors of all ages can slide on an […]

The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates the Life of Camilla, the American Bald Eagle
October 24, 2014

The Birmingham Zoo celebrates the life of Camilla, an approximately 34- year-old American bald eagle, who passed away. Camilla’s health rapidly declined on October 23, and she passed away later that evening. It is estimated that Camilla was born in the wild around 1980. She came to the Birmingham Zoo in June, 1985 and underwent […]

Enjoy Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo and Experience the All-New Monster Slide!
October 1, 2014

Birmingham Zoo guests are invited to wear their favorite family-friendly costumes and watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, trick-ortreating, themed rides and games for 16 nights at Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. The Presenting Partner of this event is Wells Fargo. This year, guests can experience the thrill of […]

ZooGala Captivates with Stroll through Moroccan Souk
September 22, 2014

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Birmingham Zoo hosted its largest fundraising event of the year, ZooGala 2014, at its Trails of Africa exhibit. The event was sponsored by IBERIABANK, a partner of the Birmingham Zoo for 10 years. All funds raised at ZooGala directly benefit the Birmingham Zoo’s operational efforts and help the Zoo […]

Spend Labor Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo and Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day
August 27, 2014

Saturday, August 30 through Monday, September 1, the entire community is invited to enjoy the many activities available at the Birmingham Zoo for Labor Day Weekend. On Saturday, August 30, guests are invited to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day as they learn about vulture conservation and the important role vultures play in our ecosystem. Enjoy […]

Escape to the Trails of Africa at ZooGala 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Largest Fundraising Event
August 7, 2014

On Saturday, September 13 at 7pm, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2014, sponsored by IBERIABANK, a partner of the Birmingham Zoo for 10 years. This annual affair will be held in the Zoo’s signature exhibit, Trails of Africa and will feature a “Moroccan souk” theme. As guests wander through […]

Birmingham Zoo Invites the Community to Enjoy $5 Fun Days
July 23, 2014

The Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to experience $5 Fun Days on the weekends of July 26-27, August 2-3 and August 9-10. Visitors can take advantage of discounted admission*, enjoy $1 hotdogs at the Safari and Kudzoo Cafés, meet all of the members in “The Baby Bunch” including the new rescued American black bear […]

Escape to the Trails of Africa at ZooGala 2014 Birmingham Zoo’s Largest Fundraising Event
July 22, 2014

On Saturday, September 13 at 7pm, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2014, sponsored by IBERIABANK, a partner of the Birmingham Zoo for 10 years. This annual affair will be held in the Zoo’s signature exhibit, Trails of Africa and will feature a “Moroccan souk” theme. As guests wander through […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Birmingham Zoo
July 2, 2014

In honor of our nation’s birthday, all active and retired military and their dependents get free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on July 3, 4, 5 and 6 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, including […]

Fathers Get in Free at the Birmingham Zoo in Honor of Father’s Day
June 14, 2014

In recognition of Father’s Day, fathers get in free at the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, June 15 with the purchase of a child’s full-price admission (one free redemption per paid admission). During the day, guests are invited to see the Zoo’s youngest animals in “The Baby Bunch,” take an aerial journey 20 feet above ground […]

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