Events

From Boo at the Zoo, Art Gone Wild and Cookies with Santa for families and kids of all ages, to awareness-building events like Endangered Species Day, to Brew at the Zoo and Sippin’ Safari for guests 21 and up, we’ve got something fun for everyone!

Interested in having a sponsorship presence at one of our signature events? Zoo Atlanta offers a wide variety of day sponsorships which allow companies to reach consumers directly in a fun and uncluttered environment. These events include special animal demonstrations, storytellers, raffles, live music, discounted admission offers, and more. The events are tailored to meet the marketing objectives of our corporate partners and result in maximum exposure. Contact Morena Lamothe for more information.

Art Gone Wild Paint Out Week

June 5-9

June 5-9

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Paint Out Week | June 5 – 9 Watch art come to life around the Zoo! Artists will create their…

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Art Gone Wild Art Sale

June 17-18

June 17-18

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Visiting the Zoo? While you’re here, you should definitely make the Art Gone Wild sale a must-see stop! Head to…

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National Zoo Keeper Week

July 16-22

July 16-22

At Zoo Atlanta, the role of zookeeper is considered by many to be a dream job. It’s also a daily illustration of professionalism, commitment and…

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Wild World Weekend

August 5-6

August 5-6

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore the globe with Zoo Atlanta! Experience the dynamic cultures and rich biodiversity of Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and…

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World Elephant Day

August 12

August 12

Join us for a day packed with special opportunities highlighting Earth’s largest land mammals and the crucial need to protect elephants in the wild.  Zoo…

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Members Only Night: Summer

August 12

August 12

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. A special night at the Zoo just for Members! Enter the Zoo any time after 9:30 a.m. Special activities will begin…

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Golden Frog Day

August 14

August 14

Join us as we highlight a global day of awareness for one of Earth’s rarest and most beautiful amphibians: the Panamanian golden frog.  Show your…

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City of Atlanta and Fulton County Family Days

August 19-20

August 19-20

Zoo Atlanta will host City of Atlanta and Fulton County Family Days on Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, 2017. On these two dates,…

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World Vulture Day

August 26

August 26

Bring the family for an action-packed day devoted to some of Earth’s most crucial creatures! Why do vultures matter?  Found on every continent except Antarctica…

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Play the Animal Way

September 9

September 9

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Entertain your inner wild thing in the wacky world of animal enrichment! Watch your favorite Zoo animals investigate the most…

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Boy Scout Day

September 9

September 9

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Throughout the year, Zoo Atlanta offers special daytime and nighttime activities for Boy Scouts. Complete badge requirements while learning about animals…

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Red Panda Day

September 16

September 16

Celebrate “the original panda” – and the one-and-only Idgie the red panda – on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Join us for a day packed with interactive…

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Educator Appreciation Day: Fall

September 16

September 16

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators and their families to the biannual Educator Appreciation Day presented by PNC Bank. Educators receive FREE admission (educator…

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Sippin’ Safari

September 23

September 23

5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Atlanta’s wildest wine cellar is back on Saturday, September 23! Stay tuned for more details and information on ticket sales. …

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Boo at the Zoo

October 21, 22, 28, 29

October 21, 22, 28, 29

9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the…

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World Lemur Day

November 4

November 4

Leap for the amazing primates of Madagascar with an activity-packed day highlighting lemurs! Stay tuned for more event details.  Why should you care?  Many lemur…

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Zoo Partner Holiday Tree Trim

November 17-18

November 17-18

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Stay tuned for more details! 

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Cookies with Santa

December 2-3

December 2-3

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Be here when Santa makes his first stop– Zoo Atlanta! Bring the little ones for a personal visit with Santa…

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Jolly Jungle Weekends

November 25 - December 24

November 25 - December 24

9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Stay tuned for more event details. 

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