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ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo at the Birmingham Zoo
November 9, 2018

Join us for another magical holiday season as twinkling lights illuminate the Zoo for a dazzling 19 nights! Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at our 25th annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! Be amazed by enchanting illuminations and sparkling lights. Enjoy the sounds of seasonal songs and […]

Wildlife Photography Exhibit : Meet & Greet
October 30, 2018

In conjunction with our current wildlife photography exhibition, Wildlife in Focus,  the Birmingham Zoo welcomes you to a meet and greet for award winning wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald! Join us on Friday, November 9 from 5:30p to 7:30p at the Birmingham Zoo Predator Building located in the Zoo’s Predator Zone. View the exhibition, mingle, and meet […]

Veteran’s Day at the Zoo
October 26, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.    * To be eligible for free admission, guests must show proof of military service by presenting a valid military identification card, dependent identification card […]

Wildlife Photography Exhibition : Lindsay Donald
October 21, 2018

Join us for an amazing photography exhibition, open NOW at the Birmingham Zoo! Our Wildlife Photography Exhibition features award winning wildlife photos from renowned photographer Lindsay Donald.   DATES Open now for a limited time, closing date will be announced. COST The exhibition is included with Zoo admission. WHERE Birmingham Zoo Predator Building located in […]

Boo at the Zoo Part 2 Starts Tonight!
October 18, 2018

DON’T FORGET THESE DATES IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER! Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! We have 14 nights left of over the top fun during our 27th annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo. Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, […]

Birmingham Zoo Breaks Records with IBERIABANK ZooGala 2018
October 11, 2018

On Friday, September 14, 2018, the Birmingham Zoo hosted its largest fundraising event of the year, ZooGala 2018 – Indaba in Africa, sponsored by IBERIABANK, presenting sponsor for the past nine years. The affair was held in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo following a VIP Pre-Party. Net proceeds from ZooGala […]

Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New Deputy Director
October 11, 2018

Lori Perkins Will Join Birmingham Zoo Senior Staff   The Birmingham Zoo and its Board of Directors is proud to announce Lori Perkins as the new Deputy Director of the Birmingham Zoo. Perkins will assume the role of Deputy Director on November 5, 2018, where she will be responsible for the oversight of Zoo Operations, […]

Birmingham Zoo Receives Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award
October 11, 2018

The Birmingham Zoo has been nationally recognized by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for establishing excellence in diversity and inclusion. During the 2018 AZA Conference in Seattle, Washington, the Zoo was awarded the Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award, significant achievement, for our Sensory Inclusive Zoo Initiative. President & CEO of the Birmingham […]

Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo starts October 11!
October 3, 2018

SAVE THESE DATES IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER! Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! Prepare for over the top fun during our 27th annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo. Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, themed rides and carnival games […]

Birmingham Zoo to Host La Celebración for Hispanic Heritage Month
September 19, 2018

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Birmingham Zoo is hosting its annual La Celebración event on Saturday, September 22 from 10am-2pm. This event will celebrate the culture of Birmingham’s growing Hispanic and Latino community and is presented by Abogados Centro Legal. Animals of Central and South America will be featured through bilingual keeper chats, […]

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