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.

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

You Belong in the Zoo

Join us for our annual member "thank you" weekend with exclusive behind-the-scenes tours, keeper chats and more.
November 18 & 19 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

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, 16, 17 8:00 a.m. seating
9:00 a.m. seating

Closed on Christmas Eve

December 24  

Closed on Christmas Day

December 25  

Closed on New Year's Eve

December 31  

Closed on New Year's Day

January 1  

Upcoming Community Events at Philadelphia Zoo

Run for the Stripes

November 11 More Info.

Cupid's Chase

February 10 More Info.

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