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Wild At Heart

AUCTION NOW OPEN! Browse and bid now until 9/8, 9:00 pm! HONORARY CHAIRS: The Collat and Goedecke Families EVENT CO-CHAIRS: Rosemary Alexander, Stephanie Cooper, Dr. Anthony C. Hood SAVE THE DATE FUN FACT A group of rhinos is called a "crash". Our inaugural Wild at Heart event shares its name with these party animals – […]

Oktoberfest At The Birmingham Zoo 2022

Guten Tag and Hallo!  Join us for the Inaugural Birmingham Zoo Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1st from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, featuring seasonal autumn brews, live music, and German food favorites! Beer lovers will enjoy a huge selection of beverages from the finest German breweries, including Hofbrau and other authentic Oktoberfest selections and libations.  Attendees will delight […]

Scout Day at the Zoo

Scout Day at Birmingham Zoo The Birmingham Zoo is excited to welcome area Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts for a special day at the Zoo. Any scout wearing their uniform will receive $2 off admission for each person in their party. Boy Scouts of America Greater Alabama Council and Girls Scouts of North-Central Alabama will […]

Fall Family Fun Day at your Zoo!

Join us on Monday, October 10th for Fall Family Fun Day from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Visitors may enjoy a full day of all of the amazing Zoo activities and experiences including the *Red Diamond Express train, the *Protective Carousel and, *lorikeet feedings, and our Nourish 205 and Wild Burger restaurants. See more visitor […]

Hoots & Howls: Daytime Halloween Event

Calling all ghouls and goblins! Trick-or-treat around the Zoo on the Candy Trail! Join us for the Hoots & Howls daytime Halloween festival of events at your Zoo! Wear your costumes and trick-or-treat through the Candy Trail, join in the Monster Mash dance party with the DJ, take a ride on the Red Diamond Express Train […]

Veterans Day Weekend at the Zoo 2022

In honor of Veteran's Day, the Zoo will be offering FREE admission to veterans, active and retired military, including five dependents (up to six total) all weekend Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s license with veteran’s designation) at the […]

Glow Wild 2022: An Animal Lantern Celebration – Select Nights Now until 1/16/23

Get ready for the Birmingham Zoo’s larger-than-life illuminated experience! This extraordinary event will be held on select nights from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm during the months of November, December, and January. Watch the Zoo come alive with larger-than-life, jaw-dropping wild animal and sea life lantern creations brilliantly lighting up the night! Take a ride […]

Glow Wild Special Offer Weekend!

This weekend, Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8, all military, first responders, and healthcare workers receive Zoo member pricing on Glow Wild Tickets purchased on-site - $5 off for adults ($18.95) - $3 off for children ($11.95) - Must show ID to purchase ticket For more information about Glow Wild click HERE

Birmingham Zoo OPEN on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

On Monday, January 16, the Birmingham Zoo invites the community to give back to those in need in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. By donating any non-perishable or canned food item in support of the Zoo’s Community Food Bank of Central Alabama Food Drive, visitors will receive $5 off admission and can enjoy […]

FREE E-Recycling Day at the Zoo

Always a successful event, Jefferson County Commission will be holding another FREE E-Recycling Day at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, January 28 from 9:00 am until 11:30 am. Below is a list of items that you can bring. *Collection will close when capacity is met* WHERE Birmingham Zoo LOCATION Main Parking Lot *E-Recycling Day will […]