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November 2018

Wildlife Photography Exhibit : Meet & Greet

November 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In conjunction with our current wildlife photography exhibition, Wildlife in Focus,  the Birmingham Zoo welcomes you to a meet and greet for award winning wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald! Join us on Friday, November 9 from 5:30p to 7:30p at the Birmingham Zoo Predator Building located in the Zoo’s Predator Zone. View the exhibition, mingle, and meet photographer Lindsay Donald. *Please note: the Birmingham Zoo's Predator Building will be the only area accessible for the event. Animals may or may not be…

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Special Saturdays

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join us to learn about Elephants! As part of our ongoing efforts to provide inclusive opportunities to all members of the community, the Education Department at the Birmingham Zoo and KultureCity are excited to announce our new Special Saturdays program! Special Saturdays is a series of zoo-based learning experiences for children and adolescents with cognitive or physical disabilities whose opportunities for engagement in community programs might otherwise be limited. Caregivers must attend all classes with participants to provide behavioral support and meet…

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Veterans Day at the Zoo

November 11, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.   * To be eligible for free admission, guests must show proof of military service by presenting a valid military identification card, dependent identification card or driver’s license with veteran’s designation. Veterans Day activities include exploring animals native to the state in Alabama Wilds, see a sea lion training demonstration,…

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Veteran’s Day at the Zoo

November 12, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.   * To be eligible for free admission, guests must show proof of military service by presenting a valid military identification card, dependent identification card or driver’s license with veteran’s designation. Veterans Day activities include exploring animals native to the state in Alabama Wilds, see a sea lion training demonstration,…

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Kid’s Day Out Camp

November 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

We are excited to introduce Kid's Day Out Camp as part of our Zoo Camp program at the Birmingham Zoo! Our camps have always been amazing, but this year we have revamped the program to include even more hands-on science, nature play, conservation and ‘zoo-learning’! Our camps are educational and encourage active learning through games, crafts, age-appropriate explorations, and special encounters with a variety of our resident animals. Rich in STEM-based explorations, these camps engage the natural curiosity of a…

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Amazing Zoo Animal Photography Master Class

November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Animal Photography Master Class Photography enthusiasts from beginners to experts are invited to join professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald for a special photography workshop focusing on a variety of zoo animals.   Learn special tricks of the trade to capture striking images of animals at the Birmingham Zoo as well as native animals in your own backyard. Led by professional wildlife photographer Lindsay Donald WHEN Saturday, November 17 8:00am — 3:00pm COST $60 Members $75 Mon-members Maximum 18 participants Required equipment: …

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Fall Break Camp

November 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am - November 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

We are excited to introduce Fall Break Camp as part of our Zoo Camp program at the Birmingham Zoo! Our camps have always been amazing, but this year we have revamped the program to include even more hands-on science, nature play, conservation and ‘zoo-learning’! Our camps are educational and encourage active learning through games, crafts, age-appropriate explorations, and special encounters with a variety of our resident animals. Rich in STEM-based explorations, these camps engage the natural curiosity of a child…

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December 2018

Understanding Urban Wildlife Seminar

December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division is partnering with the Birmingham Zoo to host an Introduction to Urban Wildlife seminar. Participants will discover how to attract native wildlife to their backyards, how to become Bear Aware, and also learning how to solve common wildlife conflicts with undesirable critters. Come on out for a fun night full of helpful tips, and you might also get to meet a few of our native wildlife friends up close!   WHEN Tuesday, December…

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ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo

December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - December 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

Join us for another magical holiday season as twinkling lights illuminate the Zoo for a dazzling 19 nights! Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at our 25th annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! Be amazed by enchanting illuminations and sparkling lights. Enjoy the sounds of seasonal songs and holiday classics as you delight in delicious treats and decadent desserts at the S’mores & More station! Get creative making crafts, decorating ornaments, and writing…

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Holiday Storytime with Magic City Literacy Council

December 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring a baby or children's book to donate to our cause, Books for Babes, and you will get ONE FREE Zoo Ride ticket per guest at the entrance! Baby books will be donated to families at UAB hospital to promote family literacy.   WHEN December 7 - 9 STORYTIMES 5:30pm 6pm 6:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 8pm 8:30pm WHERE During ZooLight Safari at the Birmingham Zoo PURCHASE ZooLight Safari TICKETS!   Connect with the Magic City Literacy Council, here!

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