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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

General Admission Events
I Heart Sacramento Zoo – Feb 9
Earth Fest – Apr 25
Half-Price Day* – Jul 2
Half-Price Day* – Jul 3
Half-Price Day* – Aug 28
Deaf Awareness Day – Sep 19
Holiday Magic – Dec 12
PJ Christmas Eve* – Dec 24

*Discounted admission days

Ticketed Fundraising Events
ZooZoom – Apr 19
Star Wars Day – May 2
Mother’s Day Brunch – May 10
Wine & Brew – Jun 13
Father’s Day BBQ – Jun 21
Ice Cream Safari – Aug 15
Wild Affair – Sep 12
Boo at the Zoo – Oct 29, 30 & 31


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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 1 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 1 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 2 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 2 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 8 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 8 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 8 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 9 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 9 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 15 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 15 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 15 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 16 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 16 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 16 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 17 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 17 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 17 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 21 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 21 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 22 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 22 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 22 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 23 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 23 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 23 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 28 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 28 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 28 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
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Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Hawk-headed Parrot Keeper Chat @ Hawk-headed Parrot Exhibit
Feb 29 @ 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Aardvark Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Aardvark Keeper Chat @ Aardvark Exhibit
Feb 29 @ 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.
Giraffe Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Giraffe Keeper Chat @ Giraffe Exhibit
Feb 29 @ 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted at the exhibits, zookeepers are available to tell you facts and stories about your favorite animals, often accompanied with an enrichment for the animal.