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March 2016

Dino Discovery – They’re Back!

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - September 5 @ 5:00 pm
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Dinosaurs are returning to the Birmingham Zoo! Don't miss the Zoo's newest exhibit, back from extinction, Dino Discovery - They're Back! This limited-time exhibit features life-sized, North America-native animatronic dinosaurs at heights of nearly 20 feet, weighing almost 7 tons and measuring 85 feet in length! Take an expedition down a trail filled with magnificent creatures that once roamed the earth over 160 million years ago at Dino Discovery - They're Back! Hurry, this exhibit goes extinct September 5! New…

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July 2016

Half-Price Admission for Pokémon Go Players

July 14 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
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Pokémon have been spotted on site! With many areas of the Birmingham Zoo being part of the new Pokémon Go app, visitors have been seen catching Pikachu and friends throughout the park, battling in the 2 gyms within the Zoo, and visiting over 25 Pokéstops. The Birmingham Zoo would like to invite the community to join the excitement of the Pokémon Go game, and will be offering half-price admission* to all guests who show the downloaded app on their phone…

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August 2016

Fairytales and Frog Day

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Princes, princesses and all other fairytale characters are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Fairytales & Frog Day on Saturday, August 27, from 10am-1pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for the magical day where fairytales come alive. All royal subjects attending will receive a crown and have a chance to get their face painted. Photo opportunities will be plentiful…

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September 2016

International Vulture Awareness Day

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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You’re Invited to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, September 3 from 10am-1pm. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species are facing extinction. The Birmingham Zoo currently has 3 of the world’s 23 species of vultures. Enjoy this exciting day and learn how you can help vultures and about the important role…

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ZooGala 2016

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Purchase your tickets for the Birmingham Zoo’s biggest annual event, IBERIABANK ZooGala 2016, on Friday, September 16 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm! Enjoy dinner and dessert by Kathy G & Company, cocktails, music by A-Town A-List, dancing, a silent auction and more. This cocktail attire event is for guests 21 and older. Join us for this Asia-themed event, inspired by the soon-to-be new Asian Passage exhibit at the Birmingham Zoo. Tickets are non-refundable. ZooGala 2016 is a rain or shine event.…

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International Red Panda Day

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join the Zoo in celebrating International Red Panda Day 2016 on Saturday, September 17 from 12pm-3pm! Participate in red panda fact games to test your knowledge, enter the coloring contest (download and print the coloring sheet here) for a chance to win a behind-the-scenes tour, create your own red panda mask and learn how these unique animals survive in the wild by becoming a “red panda ranger.”  Don’t miss a red panda enrichment with a keeper chat at 1pm and…

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Bowling for Rhinos

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brunswick Riverview Lanes,
2908 Riverview Road
Birmingham, 35242 United States
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Come support rhinos one pin at a time by joining the Zoo for the annual American Association of Zoo Keepers Bowling for Rhinos event! All rhinos are under threat and all but one species is on the verge of extinction. Without drastic action, some rhinos could be extinct in the wild within the next 10 years. Show your support for rhino conservation by joining the Zoo for Bowling for Rhinos at Brunswick Riverview Lanes! A $20 registration fee includes 2…

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La Celebración

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join the Zoo on September 24 to celebrate the culture of Birmingham’s growing Hispanic and Latino community at La Celebración presented by Centro Legal - Abogados! Animals of Central and South America will be featured through bilingual keeper chats, animal encounters, and other activities throughout the Zoo. Guests are invited to come and enjoy special enrichments for the animals, booths from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Birmingham Museum Art, the Junior League of Birmingham Yummy Truck, music, a dance…

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Shelby County Senior Day

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Birmingham Zoo would like to welcome all Senior Citizens from Shelby County on Tuesday, September 27.  All Shelby County Individuals over age 55 will receive free admission to the Zoo and can enjoy a complimentary Sea Lion Training Demonstration at 10am. In addition, a special complimentary Wildlife Show will be held for all Shelby County Seniors in the Auditorium at 11am.  During this exciting show, Shelby County guests will be able to be up-close with several of the Zoo’s Education…

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October 2016

Boo at the Zoo Presented by Wells Fargo

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Save the date for Boo at the Zoo Presented by Wells Fargo! More information will be available soon.

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