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The zoo hosts many events throughout the year from educational programs, themed days that are included with zoo admission and special ticketed fundraising events. See our most popular keynote events on the event calendar below or explore the calendar.

2020

Due to COVID-19 precautions, many of the zoo’s signature events were canceled this year. Check back soon – we hope to bring these events back in 2021 and beyond! 

Dates to Note
Zoo closed – Nov 26
Zoo closed – Dec 24
Zoo closed – Dec 25

 

Fundraising Events
Auction 2020
Sep 22 to 29
Wild Nature Institute Virtual Fundraiser – Dec 3

Member Events
Member Evening – Jul 30
Member Shopping Days – Dec 11, 12 & 13


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Member Shopping Days 9:00 am
Member Shopping Days
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with an exclusive Sacramento Zoo Member discount of 25% in the Zoofari Market gift store. Just remember to show your membership card, and you can shop as much as you like over the whole weekend! * Excludes books, promotional, clearance and sale items; cannot be combined with other discounts.
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Member Shopping Days 9:00 am
Member Shopping Days
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with an exclusive Sacramento Zoo Member discount of 25% in the Zoofari Market gift store. Just remember to show your membership card, and you can shop as much as you like over the whole weekend! * Excludes books, promotional, clearance and sale items; cannot be combined with other discounts.
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Member Shopping Days 9:00 am
Member Shopping Days
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with an exclusive Sacramento Zoo Member discount of 25% in the Zoofari Market gift store. Just remember to show your membership card, and you can shop as much as you like over the whole weekend! * Excludes books, promotional, clearance and sale items; cannot be combined with other discounts.
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Zoo Closed
Zoo Closed
Dec 24 all-day
The Sacramento Zoo is closed in observance of Christmas Eve.
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Zoo Closed
Zoo Closed
Dec 25 all-day
The Sacramento Zoo is closed in observance of Christmas.
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