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Birmingham Zoo’s Education Program Recognized with National Award
September 25, 2019

  The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that Birmingham Zoo has been recognized with the 2019 Education Award for the Zoo’s significant achievement in the “ZooSchool” program.  Birmingham Zoo received this national award during AZA’s September conference in New Orleans. The AZA Education Award recognizes outstanding achievement in educational program design, judging programs […]

Travel to Tanzania with the Birmingham Zoo : Information Session
September 20, 2019

Explore and Experience the Natural Wonders of Tanzania on a Great Migration Safari with the Birmingham Zoo The Birmingham Zoo is hosting a trip of a lifetime with an extraordinary expedition to Tanzania, from June 11 through June 23, 2020! Join us for a special information session about our Tanzania travel program on Monday, September […]

White-crested Laughingthrush Birds Missing from the Birmingham Zoo
September 16, 2019

  The Birmingham Zoo is asking for help from the community in finding two (2) white-crested laughingthrush birds that went missing from their habitat overnight, on Thursday, September 12. Both birds were discovered missing early morning on Friday, September 13, while Animal Care Professionals were conducting their routine animal wellness checks and feedings. Zoo staff […]

On Friday the Birmingham Zoo Hosts Its Largest Fundraising Event
September 9, 2019

IBERIABANK ZooGala: South American Sizzle ’n Samba On Friday, September 13 at 7:00pm until 10:00pm, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2019: South American Sizzle ’n Samba. Presented by IBERIABANK for the 10th consecutive year, the black-tie optional celebration will be hosted by Honorary Chairs Phyllis and Larry Wojciechowski, with […]

First Responder Discount Days
September 3, 2019

Now until Sunday, September 8, the Zoo is offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders and up to four (4) guests at $8 each. First Responders must show valid ID or badge to receive discounted admission. *Additional cost OFFER $8 admission for one (1) First Responder and up to four (4) guests at […]

Travel to Tanzania with the Birmingham Zoo
August 25, 2019

  Explore and Experience the Natural Wonders of Tanzania on a Great Migration Safari with the Birmingham Zoo The Birmingham Zoo is hosting a trip of a lifetime with an extraordinary expedition to Tanzania, from June 11 through June 23, 2020!  Discover some of the most stunning wilderness and ecosystems in the world, during your visit […]

Members Only Sundaes in the Park
August 21, 2019

Zoo Members are invited to join us for FREE ice cream sundaes* provided by Mayfield Creamery on Sunday, September 22 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. Hang out on the Henley Park event lawn and enjoy this “thank you” from us for supporting the Zoo. *While supplies last. Interested in becoming a member? Click here. 

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE NOW: Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo
August 20, 2019

**Dates on this event post reflect when tickets are on sale: August 20 – October 31 ** Get Ready! Boo at the Zoo is Coming! Make your Halloween plans all month long in October with the Birmingham Zoo! Prepare for over the top fun during our 28th annual Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells […]

Labor Day at the Zoo : First Responder Discount Days
August 19, 2019

Spend your Labor Day at the Birmingham Zoo! Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train*, zip down the wild slide*, enjoy a Wildlife Show and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Labor Day, the Zoo is offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders and up to […]

Celebrate Labor Day at the Birmingham Zoo : First Responders Receive Discounted Admission
August 19, 2019

  In celebration of the Labor Day holiday, Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us on Monday, September 2 for one last chance to enjoy our summer activities before the season ends! In addition, the Zoo is offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders (with valid ID/badge) and up to four (4) […]

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