“Party for the Planet”
Earth Day Celebration
Presented by SRP
Saturday, April 13
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
All activities are included with general Zoo admission.
Bugs. BIG BUGS!
Think before you “Eek” – Savanna
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Lakeside
Non-Toxic Living – Lakeside Tent
Water Wise – Lakeside
Green the Ground – Savanna Park
Energy Conservation – Plaza
Guests may pick up passport entrance, collect stamps for at least three areas and receive a prize at the exit in front of the gift shop!
Think Before You “Eek”
- ASU School of Life Sciences – Party Planet Outpost
- Talk to real life scientists about the conservation of nature
- ZooTeens “Think Before You Eek” booth
- Animal Discoveries with Bugs
- Bug Feed Making Station
- Matching Tile Bug Game
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
- “Recycled City”
- Bag Making Station
- Zero Waste Specialist
- Game where kids are tasked with sorting different material into landfill, recycling and compost bins!
- Sustainable Seafood / Ocean Conservation
- SRP Water Wise game
- How much water can you save?
- Earth Day Face Painting
- Touch and Feel Plant Booth
- Volcano/Bombardier Beetle Activity
- Use non-toxic substances to make a volcanic reaction
- Bubble Making Station
Green the Ground
- AZ Community Tree Council
- Tree Identification Game
- Edible Tree Matching Game
- “Ask an Arborist” station
- Trees Matter
- Displays and games for kids and families
- Hug-A-Tree station
- Newspaper Pots and Seeds presented by Wright in the Garden
- Horticulture Booth
- Sidewalk Chalk Artist
- Citizen’s Climate Lobby
- Solar Oven Demonstration
- Solar Crickets
Shakti Drum Circle Dancers
- Using recycled material to make music and dance!
- Lakeside Performances
- 10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.
- All things eggs!
- Learn how we can raise eggs and use less products for packaging
- Learn how to sheer sheep!
- 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Earth Day Passport
- Guests may pick up passport entrance, collect stamps for at least three areas and receive a prize at the exit in front of the gift shop!
Heal the Earth – Lakeside | Write on a recycled piece of paper and tell us how you can save the Earth!
Art on the Wild Side – Savanna Grill | Gorgeous local art!
Buzz the Angry Bee | Meet & Greet with the “Angry” Bee
DJ Jason– Lakeside | Enjoy live music games and fun with DJ Jason!
Special Thanks to Our Sponsors
Here at the Phoenix Zoo, we celebrate Earth Day all year long thanks to our Green Team, a group of employees and volunteers dedicated to ensuring that the Zoo is as eco-friendly as possible while conserving resources.