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January 2020

PURCHASE EARLY BIRD TICKETS : 10th Annual ‘Tails in the Trails

January 3 - March 31

Mark your calendars for a fabulous fundraiser benefiting new homes for Birmingham Zoo resident Bobcat and future resident Cougar! Your Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board invites you to their 10th Annual ‘Tails in the Trails blowout on Friday, May 1 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm. Party down on the fabulous new Hugh Kaul Plaza for an outdoor celebration with live music by Nationwide Coverage, foodie favorites from area restaurants, open beer and wine bar with a signature cocktail, silent auction and Ambassador animals!…

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February 2020

Winter Wake-Up: A Hibernation Celebration on Groundhog Day

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Birmingham Zoo for Winter Wake-Up: A Hibernation Celebration on Groundhog Day from 9:00am until 2:00pm! Due to the Zoo’s resident groundhog Birmingham Bill going through hibernation, one of the Zoo's Ambassador owls will be predicting this year’s weather outcome! Guests will be treated to the first Wildlife Show of the year featuring some of  your favorite Ambassador animals at the Zoo’s UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Wildlife Stage. Learn about Groundhog Day traditions from all over the world and find…

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Tom Imhof Memorial Beginner Bird Walk and Great Backyard Bird Count

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

The Birmingham Zoo and Alabama Audubon are teaming up for our annual Great Backyard Bird Count! We're continuing our tradition that unites birdwatchers from across the area as they track bird species found in our own backyards, parks and local spaces. Seasonal bird counts have been a central part of Alabama Audubon’s work ever since its founding in 1946.  If you’re new to birding, returning after an absence, or just interested in checking out the wintering and resident birds, we…

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March 2020

Spring Audubon Talk: Molly Adams, Founder of the Feminist Bird Club hosted by the Birmingham Zoo

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Friday, March 6 for the fourth seasonal Audubon Talk hosted by the Birmingham Zoo with special guest Molly Adams, Founder and President of the Feminist Bird Club as well as Advocacy and Outreach Manager for New York City Audubon. Molly will discuss the history and evolving mission of the Feminist Bird Club, and ways this work is informed by her new position at NYC Audubon. This talk will include an overview of the NYC Audubon’s success in…

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Brunch with the Bachelors : Meet the Birmingham Zoo’s Bachelor Herd

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, March 15 starting at 10:00am for a new and one of a kind experience with our African elephant bachelor herd! Our pachyderm party is a premier event with your favorite bachelors: Bulwagi, Luti and Gadze, plus an intimate group of their biggest admirers. Enjoy dining al fresco at the Boma Yard while the elephants roam close by! A full breakfast menu will be served buffet-style with a Mimosa and Bloody Mary cash bar. After…

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Career Day at the Zoo 2020

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for our annual Career Day featuring the fantastic staff of the Birmingham Zoo! The event is a wonderful opportunity for guests of all ages to learn about the many exciting and unique careers at the Zoo. Guests can enjoy meeting staffers and learning what inspires their passion to conserve the natural world!   PRICE $5 per guest PURCHASE CAREER DAY TICKETS LOCATION Henley Park  

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May 2020

10th Annual ‘Tails in the Trails

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Mark your calendars for a fabulous fundraiser benefiting new homes for Birmingham Zoo resident Bobcat and future resident Cougar! Your Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board invites you to their 10th Annual ‘Tails in the Trails blowout on Friday, May 1 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm. Party down on the fabulous new Hugh Kaul Plaza for an outdoor celebration with live music by Nationwide Coverage, foodie favorites from area restaurants, open beer and wine bar with a signature cocktail, silent auction and Ambassador animals!…

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15th Annual ZooRun 5k : Run for Future Rangers

May 16 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

SAVE THE DATE 15th Annual ZooRun 5k Run for Future Rangers May 16, 2020! Organized each year by the Birmingham Chapter of the Association of Zoo Keepers, ZooRun is a family-friendly event featuring races for both adults and kids! Join us at the Birmingham Zoo for an exciting and exhilarating run around the Zoo and the community, ending at Henley Park! INFO & REGISTRATION COMING SOON!     The Birmingham Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers strives toward…

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