CELEBRACIÓN!

Join us for a wild and wonderful celebration of children, animals and Hispanic culture at one of our biggest events!

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

Event Details

Date:

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Location:

Phoenix Zoo

Time:

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Price:

All event activities included with general admission

Entertainment and Activities

Check out the Zoocademy Award Show at 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. at the Doornbos Discovery Amphitheater!

9:30 a.m.                           AZ Aviary: Birds/Prairie Dog     

9:45 a.m.                           Arizona Trail: California Condor

10:00 a.m.                         Arizona Trail: White-nosed Coati

10:30 a.m.                         Africa Trail: Aldabra Tortoise                         

11:00 a.m.                         Tropics Trail: Greater Rhea                               

11:15 a.m.                          Tropics Trail: Chilean Flamingo

11:30 a.m.                         Tropics Trail: Galapagos Tortoise                     

12:00 p.m.                        Tropics Trail: American Alligator     

12:30 p.m.                        Tropics Trail: Asian Elephant                       

1:30 p.m.                          Children’s Trail: Two-toed Sloth                        

Enjoy free rides on the Endangered Species Carousel courtesy of Valley Toyota Dealers!

  • Zoo Entrance
    • 8:45 a.m. Los Tigres de Tolleson Mariachi

    • 10 a.m. Los Tigres de Tolleson Mariachi

    • 11 a.m. Arizona Mariachi Music Academy

    • Noon Arizona Mariachi Music Academy

  • Doornbos Discover Amphitheater
    • 9:30 a.m. Ollin Yoliztli Dance Academy

    • 10:30 a.m. ZooCademy Awards Animal Show

    • 11:30 a.m. Los Tigres de Tolleson Elementary School Marching Band

    • 12:30 p.m. ZooCademy Awards Animal Show

  • C.W. & Modene Neely Education & Event Center
    (Next to carousel)
    • 9a.m.– 2 p.m. Entravision Music & Activities
    • 9:30 a.m. Ballet Folklorico Itzamatul Del Valle Del Sol
    • 11 a.m. Tradiciones Dance Company
    • Noon Tradiciones Dance Company
    • 1 p.m. Axe Capoeira

(Next to the picnic tent)

  • SRP Activity Station
  • Univision Music & Activities
  • Risas Dental and Braces
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Arizona Diamondbacks Enter to Win
  • Pogo Pass
  • Arizona Milk Producers
  • AMS Impact Group
  • Grow Your Own Plant Station
  • T-Shirt Bags Activity Station
  • Tempe Camera & Canon Camera sign-out & nature walk with professional photographer
    • 9:30 a.m. | 10 a.m. | 10:30 a.m.| 11 a.m. | 11:30 a.m. | Noon
  • Stonehouse Pavilion
    • Meet & Greet with Krypto the Super-Dog and Ace the Bat-Hound, from the new film DC League of Super-Pets
      • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Dora & Diego Meet & Greet
      • 9:30–10 a.m. | 10:30–11 a.m. | 11:30–Noon
    • Piñatas
      • Ages 5 and Under: 9:30 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. | 11:30 a.m.
      • Ages 6 and Up: 10 a.m. | 11 a.m. | Noon

  • Zebra Overlook & Lemur Lane
    •  iNaturalist
      • Learn more about bird watching and how to use iNaturalist on your cell phone. 
    • Phoenix Artist Guild
      • Watch local artists demonstrate their medium of art. 
      • Take part in activities that connect you with nature.
  • Plaza de los Ninos
    • Bubble Station
    • Foam Party

PHOTOS

Sponsors

Interested in having a booth at Día del Niño?

Contact Sponsorship Manager Valerie Burgad at vburgad@phoenixzoo.org.  

Thank you to our Sponsors!