Birmingham Zoo
Menu
  • Today's Regular Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About Us

Zoo News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

1 18 19 20 21 22 25