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


April 26, 2020


Phoenix Zoo


9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


All event activities included with general admission

Entertainment and Activities

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

Visit the Stone House Pavilion and unleash your inner animal with the Luchadors from P.O.R. Promotions!

Mariachi Azteca de Oro | 9 – 11 a.m.

Details coming soon!

C.W. & Modene Neely Education and Event Center
Ballet Folklorico Amistad | 9:15 a.m.
Tradiciones Dance Co. | 10:15 a.m.
Ballet Folklorico Amistad | 11:15 a.m.
Ballet Folklorico Esperanza | 12:15 p.m.
Ballet Folklorico de Santa Maria | 1:15 p.m.

11:00 a.m. | Flamenco! …the Studio

Doornbos Discovery Amphitheater
10:30 a.m. | Roping Reynosos

Plaza de los Niños
Free Face Painting | 13 years old and younger
Día del Niño Squirt Gun Fun

  • Ages 5 and Under | 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Ages 6 and Up | 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

9:30 a.m. AZ Aviary: Bird (AZ Trail)

10:20 a.m. Conservation Center (Africa Trail)

10:45 a.m. Cheetah (Africa Trail)

11 a.m. Rhea (Outer Tropics)

11:15 a.m. Chilean Flamingo (Outer Tropics)

11:30 a.m. Galapagos Tortoise (Outer Tropics)

12:00 p.m. Andean Bear (Forest of Uco)

12:30 p.m. Jaguar (Outer Tropics)

1:00 p.m. Asian Elephant (Inner Tropics)

1:30 p.m. Monkey Village (Outer Tropics)

Desert Grove on the AZ Trail

9 a.m. – Noon

Join us at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. for some surprise Animal Encounters!

Thank you to our Sponsors!