Celebrate children, animals and Hispanic culture
at one of our biggest events!
Día del Niño is back featuring a variety of family-friendly entertainment and activities all with a festive Latin flare!
Activities are included with Phoenix Zoo admission.
DIA DEL NINO SPONSOR FUN!
Music, DJs, crafts, activities and prizes can be found all throughout the Zoo!
- SRP – Our presenting sponsor
- La Campesina
- AZ Milk Producers
- Valley Toyota Dealers
- Risas Dental and Braces
- Swedish Fish
- Arizona Oncology
- Phoenix Suns
- Somos Dental
- Pawn 1st
- Metro PCS
FREE CAROUSEL RIDES
Enjoy free rides on the Endangered Species Carousel courtesy of Valley Toyota Dealers!
LOCO FOR LUCHA LIBRE!
Unleash your inner animal with the Luchadors from P.O.R. Promotions!
Meet and Greets |10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lucha Libre Matches | 11:30 – 1 p.m.
FOLKLORICO DANCE SCHEDULE
C.W. & Modene Neely Education and Event Center
9:30 a.m. | Ballet Folklorico Amistad
10:30 a.m. | Tradiciones Dance Co.
11:30 a.m. | Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli
12:30 p.m. | Ballet Folklorico Esperanza
1:30 p.m. | Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli
Plaza de los Ninos
10:30 a.m. | Ballet Folklorico Esperanza
11:30 a.m. | Ballet Folklorico Amistad
12:30 p.m. | Tradiciones Dance Co.
- Payaso Oliver / Oliver the Mime | 9 a.m. – Noon (roaming Plaza and Lakeside)
- Mariachis | 9 – 11 a.m. (Bridge and Plaza)
- Free Face Painting | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Plaza de los Ninos)
- Dora and Diego Roaming | 9 – 11 a.m. (roaming Plaza and Lakeside)
Desert Grove on the AZ Trail
9 a.m. – Noon
Join us at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. for some surprise Animal Encounters!
Piñatas FOR THE CHILDREN!
Plaza de los Ninos
Ages 5 and under | 10 a.m. | Noon | 2 p.m.
Ages 6 and up | 11 a.m. | 1 p.m.| 3 p.m.
ASU @ THE ZOO
Podd Ramada and Lemur Lane
The ASU Special Events class is back with more amazing games,
activities and crafts to help celebrate Dia del Nino!
9:30 a.m. – AZ Aviary: Birds
9:45 a.m. – AZ Aviary: Prairie Dogs
10:00 a.m. – California Condor / Condor de California
10:20 a.m. – White-nosed Coati / Coati de nariz blanca
11:00 a.m. – Mandrill
11:20 a.m. – Spotted-necked Otter
Noon – Andean Bear / Oso Andino
12:30 p.m. – Galapagos Tortoise / Tortuga de Tierra
1:00 p.m. – Jaguar / Jaguar
1:30 p.m. – Asian Elephant/
2:00 p.m. – Komodo Dragon
2:20 p.m. – Monkey Village / Mono ardilla
2:45 p.m. – Chilean Flamingo / Flamingo (chileno)
3:00 p.m. – Rhea / Ñandú