upcoming events

  • Art on the Wild Side

    Saturday, February 01 - Sunday, May 31

    Three of Arizona’s favorite painters will exhibit their latest work inspired by the natural world in their unique styles. These works have been created especially for the Zoo, and have not been shown before.

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  • Conservation Speaker Series

    Wednesday, February 19

    Please join us for an ACNC/Phoenix Zoo conservation lecture presented by the Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation.

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  • Conservation Science Night

    Friday, February 21

    Meet real conservation scientists from the Phoenix Zoo and tackle challenges they face as you collect data, assess threatened populations and design solutions for endangered animals in Arizona and around the world.

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  • Teen Career Conference

    Saturday, February 22

    The Phoenix Zoo is excited to once again host its annual Teen Career Conference! This is a unique opportunity for teens and their parents to explore many different careers in animal science.

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  • Roars and Pours: March

    Thursday, March 05

    Swing by for a happy hour with a wild side! Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food.

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  • Zoo Move & Groove 5K | Festival

    Saturday, March 07

    Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals! Fundraising proceeds benefit the new meerkat exhibit.

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  • Wild on the Greens

    Thursday, April 02

    Join us for Wild on the Greens Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 2, 2020, benefiting the Zoo’s world-renowned conservation efforts.

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  • Roars and Pours: April

    Thursday, April 09

    Swing by for a happy hour with a wild side! Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food.

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  • Earth Day

    Saturday, April 11

    Our Earth Day celebration strives to foster ideas and provide people with the tools to implement "doing your part" into their everyday lives!

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  • Día del Niño

    Sunday, April 26

    Día del Niño is back featuring a variety of family-friendly entertainment and activities all with a festive Latin flair!

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  • ZooFari Roaring Twenties Lawn Party

    Friday, October 02

    Callin’ all guys and dolls! Whether you’re the big cheese or the bee’s knees, come kick up your heels for conservation in support of the hippest joint in the desert: the non-profit Phoenix Zoo.

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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.

Giraffe peeking out