Past Events

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Pop-Up Nature Play Community Event

April 15, 2017 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Pop-Up Nature Play Community Events are FREE community events hosted by the Phoenix Zoo at various locations around town. Families are encouraged to attend and spend time playing in and enjoying nature together. The Phoenix Zoo will bring all sorts of fun stuff to play with in nature and families will… Bring friends! Make new […]

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Community-Based Grevy’s Zebra Conservation in Kenya

April 1, 2017 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Belinda Low Mackey, Co-founder/Executive Director Grevy’s Zebra Trust and Sheila Funnell, Research Manager Grevy’s Zebra Trust The Grevy’s zebra is one of Africa’s most endangered large mammals. Adapted to survive in harsh semi-arid and arid regions, it once ranged more widely through the Horn of Africa but is now found only in Kenya and Ethiopia. Its numbers […]

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Roars & Pours

March 30, 2017 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Swing by for a happy hour with a wild side – Roars & Pours at the Phoenix Zoo! Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food. Plus, animal encounters, yard games, live music, entertainment and more!  Giddy Up Games 7 p.m. | Equine Center It’s the Drafts vs. the […]

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A Share of the Pie: Charity Pie Night!

March 24, 2017 7 - 9 p.m.
Phoenix Zoo

Practical Art will be hosting one of their famous charity pie nights on March 24, and the featured charity will be the Zoo! You’ll have the chance to meet some of the Zoo’s animal ambassadors and a $5 donation gets you a slice of a Vonceil’s Pies creation. A $10 donation gets you as many […]

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Pop-Up Nature Play Community Event

March 18, 2017 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Pop-Up Nature Play Community Events are FREE community events hosted by the Phoenix Zoo at various locations around town. Families are encouraged to attend and spend time playing in and enjoying nature together. The Phoenix Zoo will bring all sorts of fun stuff to play with in nature and families will… Bring friends! Make new […]

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Zoo Move & Groove 5K

March 11, 2017 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Phoenix Zoo giraffes

5K | FESTIVAL Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals! Saturday, March 11, 2017 *All Zoo Move & Groove Festival activities are included with 5K Run/Walk registration or regular Zoo admission. Proceeds help the Zoo serve more than 1.4 million people each year, provide educational programs, continue conservation initiatives […]

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Zoo Move & Groove Festival

March 11, 2017 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

5K | FESTIVAL Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals! Saturday, March 11, 2017 *All Zoo Move & Groove Festival activities are included with 5K Run/Walk registration or regular Zoo admission.   Our first annual Zoo Move & Groove Festival is a celebration of getting healthy and staying fit… […]

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First Year Celebration at South Mountain Environmental Education Center

February 18, 2017 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for a FREE Community Event! Live Animal Ambassadors | Fun Activities | Guided Hikes | And More! Help us celebrate by donating a new or gently used book to the Dottie Gilbert Reading Room. South Mountain Environmental Education Center (SMEEC) 10409 S. Central Ave. | Phoenix, AZ 85042    Join us rain or […]

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Conservation Science Night

February 17, 2017 6 – 8 p.m.

Conservation Science Night at the Phoenix Zoo Friday, February 17, 2017 6 – 8 p.m. Celebrate the SciTech Festival at the Phoenix Zoo with our Conservation Science Night. Put on your science hat and join our conservation community! Engage with hands-on activities, meet real conservation scientists, and learn about the Phoenix Zoo’s important conservation work […]

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Teen Career Conference

February 4, 2017 Noon - 3 p.m.

What do you want to do when you grow up? The Phoenix Zoo is excited to once again host its Teen Career Conference! This is an opportunity for teens and their parents to explore many different careers in animal science. Attendees will learn about a wide range of animal science fields directly from dedicated professionals […]

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