upcoming events

  • ZooLights

    Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, January 14

    You’ll find adventure EVERYWHERE at the Valley’s favorite holiday tradition, ZooLights!

    Info & Tickets
  • Sensory Friendly ZooLights

    Monday, December 04

    Expect the same great ZooLights with some modifications to make it more sensory friendly, including smaller crowds, reduced flashing lights and more.

    Info & Tickets
  • Zoo Move & Groove 5K

    Saturday, January 20

    The Phoenix Zoo's annual 5K race is back in 2024! All registered participants get to enjoy ZooLights after the race!

    Info & Tickets
  • Teen Career Conference

    Saturday, February 10

    Attention teens! If you’ve ever dreamed of a career in animal science or conservation, this is the event for you. Experience what it is like to attend a professional conference and hear from specially selected speaker panels while networking with professionals and learning how to launch your future career.

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Interested in volunteering for one of our events? Follow this link to apply!

There’s always something happening at the Phoenix Zoo!

that's zoo we are

The Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S., caring for over 3,000 animals, with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened/endangered species.