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March 2017

Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo

March 25 @ 9:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

There is no better place to spend your Spring Break than the Birmingham Zoo! Seasonal favorites such as Predator Zone, Children’s Zoo Splash Pads, Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife Shows and more are back just in time for the warmer weather. Soak up the sun and pay a visit to your favorite Zoo animals this Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo.

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World Water Day

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

World Water Day began in 1992 when it was established in a United Nations Conference. It is a day that aims to bring awareness to water conservation issues that are currently occurring. Enjoy a day of learning, fun and activities at the Zoo. Schedule: 10am-2pm: Seafood Watch Cart at Sea Lions 10am-2pm: Educational Activities in the Children's Zoo 10am-2pm: Cahaba River Keeper Booth 10am-2pm: Turkey Creek Nature Preserve Booth 10am-2pm: Leave No Trace Booth 10:30am: Fishing Cat Keeper Chat 2pm:…

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April 2017

Kori Bustard Day

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

You're invited to join the Birmingham Zoo for Kori Bustard Day on Saturday, April 1 from 10am-3pm. This day will be celebrating the Kori Bustard, the heaviest flying bird in the world. The Birmingham Zoo has one of the largest collections of Kori Bustards in the world and paves the way in chick raising techniques. Enjoy special Kori Bustard enrichments, a feeding, children's activities and more! See below for a schedule of the day's activities. Schedule: 10am-3pm: Children's Activities including games,…

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Farm Day

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Take a look at Alabama’s agricultural heritage with a fun and educational peek into daily farm life during this annual event in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo. Farm Day features a variety of activities and booths to educate the public about Alabama’s rural and agricultural heritage. Watch a sheep shearing, goat demonstrations and more as you enjoy presentations from the Birmingham Fiber Guild, sheep shearing live music and local artists from around the Birmingham area. This event is free for…

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Gopher Tortoise Day

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for Gopher Tortoise Day as we work to raise awareness of the endangered Gopher Tortoise in Alabama. The Birmingham Zoo has partnered with the Alabama Department of Natural Resources for this fun and educational day. Come out for special activities, keeper chats, and even meet a Gopher Tortoise! Guests will be able to see live animal demonstrations and encounters, ornament painting, coloring pages and nature play activities. This event is free for members and included…

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Breakfast with the Bunny

April 15 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

  The Easter Bunny is coming to the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast at 7:30am and 9am on Saturday, April 15! Make your reservations now for this event before it sells out. Enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at the Kudzoo Café followed by a visit from the Easter Bunny! All children receive a special treat upon arrival and can enjoy making a craft. Event price covers Zoo admission for the day, Unlimited Ride…

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Eggstravaganza – Birmingham’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hop on over to Birmingham’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt – Eggstravaganza at the Birmingham Zoo! Join the Easter Bunny and his friends during this rain or shine event that is sure to be fun for the whole family! The children’s egg hunts are free for members and included in admission for non-members. The Adult egg hunt is $20 to enter, but participants are guaranteed a prize valued at $50 or more! Adult egg hunt has limited spots. Egg Hunt Schedule:…

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Tails in the Trails

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets are on sale now for Tails in the Trails 2017 presented by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board. On Friday, April 28, from 6:30-10:30pm, enjoy food by Happy Catering Company, a cash bar featuring Cathead Vodka, a silent auction and live music by Gentleman Zero. This 21 and up event is one you won’t want to miss. Early bird tickets are $20 until March 31, $25 April 1-28 and $30 at the door. Tails in the Trails is a casual…

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May 2017

12th Annual Zoo Run

May 20 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am

Register today and run wild through the Zoo to benefit the Marine Mammal Center! The 12th annual Zoo Run 5k begins at 7:30am in the Zoo parking lot and finishes in Trails of Africa and the kids races begin at 8am in the Junior League of Birmingham - Hugh Kaul Children's Zoo. All participants receive FREE admission to the Zoo, with the opportunity to purchase additional discounted admission tickets for family (good for day of the race only), a special…

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June 2017

Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que

June 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 17 from 5:30-8:30pm as we kick-off the third annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event at the Birmingham Zoo! Craft beer fans will love the selection of tastings from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy samplings from over a dozen breweries from all over Alabama and the southeast. In addition to beer, there will be plenty of other libations, including wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Attendees will enjoy tasty dinner provided…

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