Past Events

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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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November 23, 2016 – January 15, 2017 5:30 - 10:30 p.m.

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS! Join the Phoenix Zoo at the Valley’s brightest holiday tradition: ZooLights presented by SRP! This year, ZooLights shines with millions of lights, a three-story lighted tree, hundreds of glimmering light displays, lakeside Music-in-Motion shows and more! Polar SlideTM | Stingray Bay | Carousel and Camel Rides |  Photos with Santa Claus | Snowfall […]

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Night of the Three Kings / Noche de Reyes Magos

January 6, 2017 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

¡Ya vienen los Reyes  Magos! Night of the Three Kings Celebrate Noche de Reyes Magos! This Latino holiday commemorates the day when the three wise men followed the star to Bethlehem and arrived bearing their treasured gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh for the Baby Jesus. The evening event will feature a traditional celebration including […]

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Noon Year’s Eve

December 31, 2016 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday, December 31, 2016 9 a.m. – Noon Get ready to ring in the New Year at the stroke of … NOON! It’s Noon Year’s Eve at the Phoenix Zoo—a fun-packed party for the whole family that comes 12 hours early. Festivities include: 30 tons of snow (for kids of all ages) Snowball targets Countdown […]

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Girl Scout Day at the Phoenix Zoo

December 18, 2016 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Come explore the Phoenix Zoo! Enjoy a day of animal observation, habitat conservation, playtime fun and friends! Join your sister Girl Scouts for a wildly wonderful winter day at the Zoo. Special activities are designed to help you earn GS recognition while learning about animals and their habitats, the environment and conservation efforts taking place […]

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Conservation Speaker Series: Thinking Like a River

December 7, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for an Arizona Center for Nature Conservation lecture presented by the Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation NOTE: New location! South Mountain Environmental Education Center!   Thinking like a river: Wildlife and water in the lower Verde watershed Jan Schipper, Ph.D. Conservation Research Post-doctoral Fellow, ASU School of Life Sciences and […]

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Feast for the Beasts

November 21, 2016 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Phoenix Zoo Feast with the Beasts

Celebrate Thanksgiving early with the Phoenix Zoo! Watch as select animals throughout the Zoo enjoy special treats and give thanks for the support the Zoo receives all year long through memberships, donations and of course, Zoo visits. Feasts for the Beasts is a WILD day you won’t soon forget! Feasts for the Beasts Schedule 9:30 a.m. | […]

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Farm Days

November 4, 2016 – November 5, 2016 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cowboys!  Cowgirls!  Giddyup! Mosey over to Harmony Farm for Farm Days at the Phoenix Zoo. Howdy, partner! All you cowboys and cowgirls need to giddy on up to Harmony Farm on November 4 and 5 for Farm Days at the Phoenix Zoo. Join your favorite barnyard animals for two days of good ol’ country fun. Swing […]

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