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Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari is the Only Place in Birmingham Where it Snows Every Night!
December 3, 2013

Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari, the Birmingham Zoo’s annual holiday event, begins Friday, December 6, 2013. Visitors can take a stroll through over a million lights as the Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland. New this year, the Zoo will host a tree lighting ceremony at 6pm, nightly, near the Wildlife Stage with an illuminating […]

Birmingham Zoo Supports Community with Half-Price Admission and Food Donation to United Way
November 21, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to give back to those in need this holiday season. On Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th, Zoo visitors can enjoy half-price admission by bringing any canned or non-perishable food item. On this particular weekend, guests who donate a food item to the United Way Community Food Bank […]

DC Scientific Pest Control Gives Donation to the Birmingham Zoo
November 13, 2013

On November 5, 2013, DC Scientific Pest Control provided a $5,000 donation to the Birmingham Zoo. With this donation, the Tuscaloosa-based company has donated an overall amount of $10,000 to the Zoo since October 2012. As the “Official Pest Control Provider of the Zoo,” DC Scientific has been dedicated to providing diverse pest control services […]

The Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military in Honor of Veterans Day
November 7, 2013

In honor of Veterans Day, all active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, November 10th and Monday, November 11th upon presentation of a valid military identification card. Guests are invited to see the Zoo’s two giant river otters, now in their newly renovated exhibit in […]

Enjoy Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo This Weekend with Authentic ©Marvel Character, Iron Man!
October 17, 2013

Birmingham Zoo guests are invited to wear their favorite family-friendly costume and watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, trick-or-treating, themed rides and games for 15 nights at Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo. This year, guests can see their favorite ©Marvel characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Captain America* […]

Celebrate International Red Panda Day at the Birmingham Zoo
September 19, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo welcomes the community to raise awareness for red pandas by celebrating International Red Panda Day on September 21, 2013. Guests can participate in the Red Panda Games, where they will become a red panda ranger and learn how these unique animals survive in the wild. Visitors can view the newborn red panda […]

Birmingham Zoo Receives National Marketing Excellence Award at the 2013 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference
September 12, 2013

Yesterday, September 11, at the annual Association of Zoos and Aquariums, AZA, Conference in Kansas City, Mo., the Birmingham Zoo was honored with the National Marketing Excellence Award in front of more than 2,000 peers and colleagues. The Zoo was recognized for its outstanding marketing, advertising and public relations campaign in promotion of the Kiwanis […]

Spend Labor Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo and Experience Dino Discovery Before It Goes Extinct
August 22, 2013

This Labor Day weekend, August 30th – September 2nd, the Zoo invites the entire community to take advantage of the final days of Dino Discovery, presented by Wells Fargo. Now through September 2 nd , this prehistoric exhibit will allow guests to embark on an expedition down a trail featuring 15 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs, comb […]

Birmingham Zoo Invites the Community to Enjoy $5 Fun Days the First Three Weekends in August
August 1, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo invites the entire community to experience $5 Fun Days on August 3rd -4 th, 10th -11th and 17th -18th . Visitors can take advantage of discounted $5 admission* during the first three weekends in August, enjoy $1 hotdogs at the Safari and Kudzoo Cafés, get their faces painted, watch the Red Diamond […]

Birmingham Zoo’s International Festival Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Movement with Free Admission to visitors 50 years or older
July 12, 2013

The Birmingham Zoo is hosting an International Festival July 20th from 10am to 2pm that will highlight the progression of the Zoo from the Civil Rights Movement to present day. This event will encompass historical moments at the Zoo and all over the world, including Japan, India and South Africa. Guests 50 years old and […]

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