Daily Zoo Happenings

From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, there are lots of exciting things going on at the Zoo every day. Peruse the schedules below to find the happenings that interest you on the day of your visit and enjoy an interesting, informational, and action-packed adventure.

 

  • The NET Xperts LLC presents Meet The Expert
    • Look for the Meet the Expert flag at each location to find the animal expert for these sessions.  Get inside information and learn fascinating facts about the Zoo's animals from the keepers who know them the best.

      Area/Animal Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
      Red Panda  11:20 a.m.
      11:20 a.m.
      11:20 a.m.
      11:20 a.m.
      11:20 a.m.
      11:20 a.m.
      11:20 a.m.
      Rhinos     11:30 a.m.
          11:30 a.m.
       
      African Savanna* 11:45 a.m.
      11:45 a.m.
      11:45 a.m.
      11:45 a.m.
      11:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m.  
      Sea Turtles 11:45 a.m.
                11:45 a.m.
      Tortoise   noon
        noon
           
      Ungulates  noon    noon   noon
         
      Primates*  1 p.m.
                 
      Gorillas  2 p.m.
           2 p.m.
           
      Black Bears  2:30 p.m.
       

       2:30 p.m.

             

      *look for the Meet The Expert flag

  • Feedings & Enrichment
    • Drop in on feedings and enrichment around the Zoo to see animals receive tasty snacks, treats, or fun play items.

      Area/Animal Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
      Elephant Session   10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.  
      Penguin Feeding 10:30 a.m.     10:30 a.m.     10:30 a.m.
      Stingray Touch Tank  11 a.m.
               11 a.m.  11 a.m.
      Flamingo Walks         11:30 a.m.    
      Sea Otter Feeding  noon noon noon noon noon noon noon
      Sea Lion Enrichment 12:30 p.m.
      12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
      Orangutan Enrichment 12:55 p.m. 12:55 p.m.
       
      Goat Training      1 p.m.
             
      Small Animal Encounters
      at Discovery Pavilion**
       1:15 p.m.
      1:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
      1:15 p.m.
      1:15 p.m.
      1:15 p.m.
      1:15 p.m.
      Sand Tiger Shark Feeding  2:30 p.m.
         2:30 p.m.
         2:30 p.m.
         
      Tiger Enrichment  3 p.m.
                 

      **June 15 - August 9

  • Shows
    • These fun and educational shows bring animals up close, introduce interesting inside scoops in the Zoo world, and explain some of the amazing facts of the animal kingdom.

      Area/Animal Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
      Safari Amphitheater 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
        noon noon noon noon noon noon noon
        12:30 a.m. 12:30 a.m. 12:30 a.m. 12:30 a.m. 12:30 a.m. 12:30 a.m. 12:30 a.m.
      Bayer Amphitheater 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
        2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
        3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
      Working Wild Exhibit 1-3 p.m.         1-3 p.m. 1-3 p.m.