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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 […]

Bird Lovers of All Ages are Invited to the Audubon Tom Imhof Bird Walk and the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Birmingham Zoo
February 9, 2015

On February 14, 2015, the Birmingham Zoo and the Birmingham Audubon Society team up for two events that excite any bird enthusiast – The Audubon Tom Imhof Bird Walk and the Great Backyard Bird Count. The Audubon Tom Imhoff Bird Walk is a free informational guided birding trip from 8am-10am through the Birmingham Zoo for […]

Woo at the Zoo Event Offers a Memorable Valentine’s Day Experience at the Birmingham Zoo
February 2, 2015

On February 14, 2015, the Birmingham Zoo invites guests ages 21 and up to its second annual Valentine’s Day event, “Woo at the Zoo,” from 6-8 PM. The event will feature light hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine, beer, giveaways and exclusive animal greetings upon arrival in the auditorium. During the event, the Zoo’s experienced staff will […]

Birmingham Zoo Announces 2015 Board of Directors and Officers
January 29, 2015

The Birmingham Zoo is pleased to introduce new members and welcome back former members to the Board of Directors and the Board Officers for the Zoo’s 60th anniversary year. The Board is composed of twenty professionals in the Birmingham area, who share the Zoo’s belief in “Inspiring Passion for the Natural World.” The Board welcomes […]

The Birmingham Zoo Draws Record-Breaking Crowd for the Year 2014
January 23, 2015

In year 2014, 574,581 visitors made their way to the Birmingham Zoo, setting the Zoo’s all-time attendance record, passing the record for year 2013 when the Zoo saw 574,176 visitors. The Zoo also set an all-time attendance record for one of its biggest events, Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. A big draw for visitors […]

The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates the Life of Gonzo, the American Bald Eagle
January 16, 2015

The Birmingham Zoo celebrates the life of Gonzo, an approximately 34- year-old American bald eagle, who passed away January 15, 2015. It is estimated that Gonzo was born in the wild around 1980. Gonzo’s health declined due to age related complications and was monitored very closely over the last few weeks. He came to the […]

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