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May 2018

Endangered Animal Art Show

May 1 - May 31

Artist Russ Ronat is showing his latest artwork, Project Holocene, in the Birmingham Zoo’s Predator Building. This is a series of mixed media drawings of endangered and vulnerable animals. These large drawings bring attention to the rising issues of deforestation, illegal wildlife trade and the other threats that these species face. Visit the Zoo’s Predator Building during the month of May to learn about these endangered/vulnerable animals. Prints of Russ Ronat’s artwork will be available for purchase in the Zoo’s Gift…

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13th Annual Zoo Run

May 5 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Run for Future Rangers! 5K to begin at 7:30am in the Zoo parking lot. Race weaves around the Zoo and local areas and ends at the new Henley Park! Kid's Races begin at 8am and take place in the Children's Zoo. To register click here. Our new sponsored organization for ZooRun is Global Conservation Corps. GCC is an organization that works in two ways to improve conservation in Africa. The first is by supporting the Zululand Rhino Orphanage and the…

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Mother’s Day Weekend

May 12 - May 13

In recognition of Mother’s Day, with every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission to the Birmingham Zoo on May 12 and 13! Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Birmingham Zoo this Mother’s Day. *This offer is exclusive for Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12 and 13 only. *Please note, the Zoo will close at 3pm on May 12 and will reopen for Jaguar Land Rover Birmingham Magic City Wine Fest at 5:30pm.

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Jaguar Land Rover Birmingham Magic City Wine Fest

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come join us from 5:30pm-8:30pm on Saturday, May 12 as we travel through several different regions spanning the globe. Drink wine and beer specific to a certain region. Restaurants will also have food available for purchase. Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live music. The World Tour will be held at the lovely Birmingham Zoo. A portion of every ticket will go to benefit the Birmingham Zoo. Magic City Wine Fest is a rain…

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Shelby County Days

May 18 - May 19

On Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19 all Shelby County residents and employees (with ID) will receive 50% off general admission to the Birmingham Zoo!  The Zoo will also offer $20.00 off any Zoo membership to all Shelby County residents and employees at this event. We hope to see you there!

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Memorial Day Weekend

May 26 - May 28

Spend your Memorial Day weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train* and carousel*, enjoy Wildlife Shows and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, 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. *Additional…

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June 2018

Endangered Animal Art Show

June 1 - July 31

Artist Russ Ronat is showing his latest artwork, Project Holocene, in the Birmingham Zoo’s Predator Building. This is a series of mixed media drawings of endangered and vulnerable animals. These large drawings bring attention to the rising issues of deforestation, illegal wildlife trade and the other threats that these species face. Visit the Zoo’s Predator Building during to learn about these endangered/vulnerable animals. Prints of Russ Ronat’s artwork will be available for purchase in the Zoo’s Gift Shop through July. Visit www.projectholocene.com for…

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Pride Family Day

June 3

Central Alabama Pride and the Community Foundation of Birmingham's LGBTQ Fund present Pride Family Day featuring concerts by Roger Day at 10am and 1pm, keeper chats and educational activities!

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Father’s Day Weekend

June 16 - June 17

In recognition of Father’s Day, with every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission to the Birmingham Zoo on June 16 and 17! Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Birmingham Zoo this Father’s Day. *This offer is exclusive for Father’s Day Weekend, June 16 and 17 only. *Please note, the Zoo will close at 3pm on June 16 and will reopen for Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que at 5:30pm.

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Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que

June 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

ZooBrews Map 2018 Join the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 16 from 5:30-8:30pm as we kick-off the fourth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event at the Birmingham Zoo! Craft beer fans will love the selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy drinks from over 20 breweries from all over Alabama and the southeast. In addition to beer, there will be plenty of other libations, including wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Attendees will enjoy tasty dinner…

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