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2017 Upcoming Events

This season, Philadelphia Zoo has a variety of wild events planned that will have you roaring with delight. Whether you're a racing cheetah, a rockin' rhino or just a party animal, Philadelphia Zoo has just the adventure you're looking for!

Take a look back at the Zoo's past events.
 

Educator's Night

PreK-12 teachers, principals and assistant principals are invited to meet Zoo staff to learn about how Philadelphia Zoo can help you connect students with wildlife.
August 22 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Family Fun Evenings

Explore America's first zoo during this unique evening experience and enjoy discounted admission, attractions, merchandise and more.
August 24, 25, 31
September 1
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 

Member Morning Stroll

Enjoy the early morning sights and sounds of the Zoo an hour before it opens to the general public.
September 4 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Conservation Workshop Series: Animal Behavior

Discover how the Zoo studies animal behavior and find out how we ensure our animals stay mentally healthy.
September 4 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. in KidZooU

Oktobearfest

Philadelphia Zoo's first-ever Oktobearfest with feature classic fall brews, live entertainment and more.
September 16 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Member Morning Stroll

Enjoy the early morning sights and sounds of the Zoo an hour before it opens to the general public.
October 9 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Conservation Workshop Series: Sustainability Sourcing

Get an in-depth look at how the Zoo makes responsible decisions about where the food comes from for all of our 1,300 animals.
October 9 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. in KidZooU

2017 Global Conservation Gala

Philadelphia Zoo’s signature event  will celebrate Jaimie and David Field’s outstanding leadership, dedication and achievements in conservation and enduring support of Philadelphia Zoo.
October 11 TBD

Boo at the Zoo

Bring your family and little ones for a day of spooky adventures.
October 21, 22, 28, 29 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Member Morning Stroll

Enjoy the early morning sights and sounds of the Zoo an hour before it opens to the general public.
November 18 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Conservation Workshop Series: Bat Conservation

Bat Conservation with Kim Lengel, Vice President of Conservation and Education
November 18 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. in KidZooU

Closed on Thanksgiving Day

November 23  

Breakfast with Santa

Zoo members celebrate the holiday season and enjoy a delicious meal with Santa Claus as he travels the globe to visit America's first zoo. 
December 2, 3, 9, 10 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Zoo Noel

TBD TBD

Upcoming Community Events at Philadelphia Zoo

National Psoriasis Walk

September 9 More Info.

Girl Scout 5k

September 10 More Info.

Walk Like MADD

September 17 More Info.

St. Jude Walk

September 23 More Info.

Hydrocephalus Walk

September 24 More Info.

02 Breathe Walk

October 1 More Info.

Miles for Melanoma

October 7 More Info.

Walk for Wishes

October 8 More Info.

Parkinson Council Movement Walk

October 14 More Info.

Dystonia Walk

October 15 More Info.

Run for the Stripes

November 11 More Info.


*Event dates and details are subject to change, so please check back frequently.