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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 […]

Be the First to See the Rescued Bear Cubs and Participate in a ‘Bunch’ of Fun at the Birmingham Zoo for Baby Bunch Weekend
May 29, 2014

From Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1, the Birmingham community is cordially invited to a baby shower to celebrate Baby Bunch Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. On Friday, May 30, visitors are invited to drop off a package of diapers to receive half price admission to the Zoo (only new, sealed packages of diapers […]

The Birmingham Zoo and Multiple Partners to Cut Ribbon on New Solar Energy Demonstration Project
May 28, 2014

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates the installation of a solar energy demonstration and education project involving multiple partners. The array of solar panels has been installed atop the pergola in the Junior League of Birmingham-Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo, creating a roof over the pavilion. The demonstration project supports the Zoo’s conservation mission by exploring the […]

The Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend
May 22, 2014

In honor of Memorial Day, all active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Zoo on Friday, May 23 through Monday, May 26 with proof of valid military identification. All guests are invited to explore the Zoo’s newest attraction, the Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure.* Guests of all […]

The Birmingham Zoo Board Approves a $15 Million Capital Campaign for a New Arrival Experience
May 21, 2014

The Birmingham Zoo Board approved a $15 million capital campaign, paving the way for a newly renovated front entrance, an Asian Forest and a new plaza, among other updates. According to Mayor William Bell, “The Zoo has been a distinguished attraction for the Birmingham community for nearly 60 years. The new renovations will be an […]

Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board Hosted Fourth Annual Tails in the Trails
May 16, 2014

On Friday, May 2, the Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board hosted its fourth annual Tails in the Trails event presented by O’Neal Industries. Beginning at 6:30pm, nearly 600 attendees were greeted by a fennec fox, Virginia opossum, blue tongued skink, ferret, chinchilla, eastern screech owl, box turtle and a woma python in the Junior League of […]

The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates Mother’s Day Weekend
April 29, 2014

As part of International Orangutan Mothers Awareness Day on Saturday, May 10, the Zoo will pay tribute to orangutan mothers around the world. Because of the growing demand for palm oil, more and more orangutan mothers are being killed every year. On this day, visitors of all ages are invited to enjoy an animal enrichment, […]

Birmingham Zoo’s Party for the Planet Earth Day Celebration This Saturday
April 18, 2014

On Saturday, April 19 from 10am to 2pm, the Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to celebrate Earth Day at Party for the Planet. 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. Party […]

The Birmingham Zoo Launches New Zipline and Presents Its New Baby Bunch
April 14, 2014

The Birmingham Zoo is launching its spring campaign, “Born to be Wild,” featuring a new zipline and the adorable “Baby Bunch.” Named the “Jane H. Brock Soaring Safari Zipline Adventure,” this new attraction was made possible through a generous donation from the Brock Family and will officially open to the public on Friday, April 18. […]

Head to the Birmingham Zoo for Farm Day
April 9, 2014

On April 12, the Birmingham Zoo invites the whole family to take part in Farm Day from 10am to 2pm. This fun-filled and 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 […]

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