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July 2018

4th of July at the Zoo

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Birmingham Zoo invites families and friends to come out and join in all the fun the Zoo has to offer over the Fourth of July holiday. In honor of this holiday, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their dependents. Bring your proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, driver’s license, etc.) to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer. While you’re…

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Special Saturdays

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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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 child-specific needs. This program is designed…

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Zoo Fun Days

July 21 @ 9:00 am - July 22 @ 7:00 pm

Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted admission - $5 off all admission tickets! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by and feed* beautiful lorikeets in the Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests can also see…

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Zoo Fun Days

July 28 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 7:00 pm

Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted admission - $5 off all admission tickets! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by and feed* beautiful lorikeets in the Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests can also see…

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August 2018

Special Saturdays

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Date: August 11          Black Bears Times: 10-11am and 2:30-3:30pm 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…

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Rewind at the Zoo – 80s Fest

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rewind the summer and relive the 80s at Henley Park in the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, August 11. We'll be dancing to our favorite music hits of the 80s with opening local 80s band, Legal Limit, followed by Electric Avenue from Atlanta! Meet VJ legend Alan Hunter, enjoy live entertainment, a video game Gaming Truck, a ride on the train, caricature artist, hula hoop artist, photo booth, lawn games, and more! Your best 80s attire is encouraged, so tease back…

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Pancakes and Princesses – SOLD OUT!

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Please note - This event has reached the maximum capacity and is sold out. Hear ye, hear ye! Adorn your crown or tiara and join us for a special meet and greet between your little prince and princess and our court of princesses at this royal breakfast! Pancakes and Princesses will take place on Saturday, August 18 at 8am in Trails of Africa, and will be followed by Fairytales and Frogs Day at the Zoo from 10am-2pm. Tickets include a…

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Fairytales and Frogs Day

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Princes, princesses and all other fairytale characters are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of the 3rd annual Fairytales & Frog Day on Saturday, August 18, from 10am-2pm. 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 (while supplies last). Photo opportunities will be plentiful as several costumed…

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Members Only Sundaes in the Park

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Zoo Members are invited to join us for FREE ice cream sundaes* provided by Mayfield Creamery on Sunday, August 26 from 2-4pm. Hang out on the Henley Park event lawn and enjoy this “thank you” from us for supporting the Zoo. Interested in becoming a member? Click here. *While supplies last

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September 2018

International Vulture Awareness Day

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

September 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm You’re Invited to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, September 1 from 10am - 2pm. 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 2 of the world’s 23 species of vultures. Enjoy this exciting day and…

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