Join us as we celebrate Arizona
statehood and amazing native species!

February 10, 2018
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

All activities are included with general admission.
Children ages 2 and under are free.

Happy birthday, Arizona! Celebrate 106 years of statehood featuring Arizona-themed plants, animals and culture!

Entertainment and Activities
Plaza

  • Animal Discoveries — Every 20 minutes at:
    9 a.m. | 10 a.m. | 11 a.m. | Noon | 1 p.m. | 2 p.m. | 3 p.m.

Arizona Trail

  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | ZooTeens (located across from Stingray Bay)
    Education and activities on desert plants, reptiles and vultures
  • Bird Scoping Station (located in Desert Grove) – 30-minute bird walks
    9:15 – 9:45 a.m. | 10 – 10:30 a.m. | 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. | 11:30 a.m. – Noon
  • 5 Cs of Arizona Booth (located in Desert Grove)
    Education and fun activities on the 5 Cs: Copper, Cattle, Citrus, Cotton and Climate
  • Creature Features
    9:30 a.m. | AZ Aviary: Birds
    9:45 a.m. | AZ Aviary: Prairie Dogs 
    10 a.m. | California Condor
    10:20 a.m. | White-nosed Coati

Lakeside

  • Mechanical bull
  • Make your own sheriff badge and mustache stations
  • Pan for gold using a sifter and shovels
  • Temporary tattoo station
  • Midwestern-themed caricatures
  • Lassoing activity
  • Cactus ring toss game
  • Take photos with our cowboy and cow at the Western photo-op

Lakeside Tent

  • 1 – 3 p.m. | Ted Newman: The Singing Cowboy
  • Complimentary face painting

Savanna Park

  • Two bounce houses
  • 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Iggy the Worm’s Lifestyle Trail
    Christina Carlson (horticulturist) will take kids on a field trip to Harmony Farm.
  • Saguaro flower station

Tropics Trail

  • Creature Features
    2 p.m. | Jaguar
Want to volunteer for Wild Arizona?
Multiple shifts are available from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Noon – 4 p.m. Come celebrate the 106th anniversary of Arizona’s statehood by providing Zoo guests the opportunity to learn about the culture and creatures of our state! [Register Here!]