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Boo at the Zoo Volunteer Opportunities Available
September 28, 2017

It is that time of year again – the Birmingham Zoo is looking for volunteers to make Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo an exciting and memorable event for kids and families. This fun annual event allows volunteers ages 14 and up to come in their favorite family-friendly costume to help with different […]

Birmingham Zoo to Host Annual Teacher’s Night
September 20, 2017

The Birmingham Zoo is hosting its third annual Teacher’s Night at the Zoo on Tuesday, September 26 from 5:30-8pm. This event is designed just for educators and is a one-of-a-kind evening that features the Zoo’s ambassador animals, provides teachers with examples of the Zoo’s new and improved program opportunities, special keeper chats, door prizes and […]

World Rhino Day and Bowling for Rhinos This Weekend!
September 19, 2017

The Birmingham Zoo is gearing up for a weekend focused on rhino conservation with two special events, World Rhino Day on Friday, September 22 from 10am-2pm at the Birmingham Zoo and Bowling for Rhinos on Sunday, September 24 from 6pm-9pm at Vestavia Bowl. The community is invited to enjoy special keeper chats on Friday at […]

Birmingham Zoo Offers Discounted Admission for Hurricane Evacuees
September 14, 2017

The Birmingham Zoo is offering discounted admission to families from out of the state that have evacuated their homes and have come to the Birmingham area because of recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Evacuees will receive $3 off of the regularly priced Zoo admission tickets Thursday, September 14 through Saturday, September 16. Guests who wish […]

Birmingham ZooGala 2017 – The Birmingham Zoo’s Largest Fundraising Event
September 13, 2017

On Friday, September 15, the Birmingham Zoo will host its largest annual fundraising event, ZooGala 2017 – Mambo with the Macaws, sponsored by IBERIABANK, partner of the Birmingham Zoo. This annual affair will be held in the Zoo’s Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo. Guests are invited to mingle and enjoy dinner […]

Birmingham Zoo to Host Grand Opening and Dedication of New Henley Park Event Lawn
September 5, 2017

This week, the Birmingham Zoo will host a grand opening celebration and dedication of the new Henley Park Event Lawn. The event will take place at 5:30pm on Thursday, September 7. Major supporters of Henley Park and friends of the Zoo will be recognized. The opening of the Henley Park Event Lawn concludes Phase 1 […]

Spend Labor Day Weekend at the Zoo and Enjoy International Vulture Awareness Day
August 31, 2017

Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4, the entire community is invited to enjoy the many activities available at the Birmingham Zoo for Labor Day Weekend. On Saturday, September 2, 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 […]

Birmingham Zoo to Unveil New Nature Inspired Miniature Vulcans on Parade Statue
August 29, 2017

This week, the Birmingham Zoo will reveal a new miniature Vulcan statue as part of the “Vulcans on Parade” community art project. A representative from Vulcan Park and Museum will be the guest speaker at the unveiling on Thursday, August 31 at 5:30pm in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo at […]

Royally Good Time to Be Had at Fairytales and Frogs Day
August 15, 2017

The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite all princes, princesses and fairytale characters to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of the second annual Fairytales and Frogs Day on Saturday, August 19, from 10am-2pm. Festivities are free for Zoo Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in […]

Royal Festivities to be had at Birmingham Zoo’s Pancakes and Princesses
August 9, 2017

Hear ye, hear ye – the Birmingham Zoo is inviting the community to adorn their crown or tiara and join us  for a special meet and greet between little princes and princesses and our court of princesses at a royal breakfast. The first ever Pancakes and Princesses will take place on Saturday, August 19 at […]

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