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28th Annual Boo At The Zoo Starts this Friday for 18 Nights at the Birmingham Zoo
October 9, 2019

  Prepare for over the top fun during our 28th annual Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions with costumed characters, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights! The community is invited to join us from 5pm until 9pm on the dates […]

501st Legion at Boo At The Zoo
October 8, 2019

Star Wars fans, make sure you don’t miss out on a very special night of Boo at the Zoo as we host Alabama’s 501st Legion! Meet, greet, and get your photo taken with Storm Troopers, Sith Lords, and more as the Zoo is overtaken by the friendliest unit of Storm Troopers you’re likely to meet […]

Birmingham Zoo Breaks Records with Its Largest Fundraising Event IBERIABANK ZooGala: South American Sizzle ’n Samba
October 8, 2019

  On Friday, September 13, the Birmingham Zoo hosted its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2019: South American Sizzle ’n Samba, raising over $480,000 to benefit the Zoo’s animal care and education programs. Presented by IBERIABANK, the celebration was hosted by Honorary Chairs Phyllis and Larry Wojciechowski, Co-Chairs Jayna Goedecke, Amanda Hawkins and Stewart Jones, […]

Veterans Day Weekend at the Zoo 2019
October 7, 2019

  In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, November 9 until Monday, November 11. Guests can take a ride on the Red Diamond Express train*, spin on the Protective Life carousel*, experience the Predator Zone Lion Training and […]

2019 Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo
October 1, 2019

  Prepare for over the top fun during our 28th annual Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions with costumed characters, themed rides and carnival games for 18 nights! Come experience the excitement on Henley Park with our new ride attraction, Spidermania*! Meet, […]

Birmingham Zoo Hosts Annual La Celebración Event for Hispanic Heritage Month
October 1, 2019

  In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Birmingham Zoo is hosting its annual La Celebración event on Sunday, October 6 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. 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 […]

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 […]

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