upcoming events

  • Roars & Pours Oct. 5

    Thursday, October 05

    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!

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  • The Bigger Picture: Art Exhibit & Fundraising Reception

    Sunday, October 15

    The bigger picture The Bigger Picture: Art Exhibit & Fundraising Reception Focusing our lenses on what bonds us together rather than what sets us apart....

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  • Spooky Safari

    Wednesday, October 25 - Friday, October 27

    The Phoenix Zoo is hosting three spook-tacular nights featuring trick-or-treating, FREE facepainting, live animals, ghoulish games, creepy crafts, and more!

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  • Wildlights for Wildlife 2023

    Sunday, November 05

    Wildlights for Wildlife is a charity drive - literally! Offering an exclusive drive-thru preview of ZooLights, guests will journey through the jungle in a unique experience of sights and sounds!

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  • 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!

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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.