upcoming events

  • The Lost Birds Project

    Friday, February 04 - Tuesday, January 31

    The Lost Bird Project A sculptor creates memorials to five extinct North American bird species Now – January 31, 2023Included With General Zoo Admission The...

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  • Art on the Wild Side

    Friday, June 10 - Monday, September 05

    Come see the Zoo like never before… through the eyes of those who know it best — Zoo staff!

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  • Bidders For Critters

    Wednesday, July 20

    Bidders for critters Preview Auction items! Ready to purchase? Our “Support the Zoo” category is open NOW! View & Purchase The sizzling summer online auction...

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  • Dinosaurs in the Desert

    Saturday, October 01 - Sunday, April 30

    This October, journey back in time at the Phoenix Zoo! Immerse yourself in a world where colossal dinosaurs and other ancient beasts dominate the landscape in this not-to-be missed prehistoric experience.

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  • Wildlights for Wildlife

    Sunday, November 06

    Get ready for an exclusive drive-thru preview of the 30th anniversary of ZooLights – the Valley’s beloved holiday tradition.

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There’s always something happening at the Phoenix Zoo!

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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.