MENU

Visit

Special Event Calendar

HomeVisitSpecial Event Calendar

What’s Happening

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.

2019

General Admission Events
Nature Explorers – last Sat, each month through Sep
I Heart Sacramento Zoo – Feb 10
Half-Price Day* – Feb 23
CELEBRATE! Reptile and Amphibian Day – Mar 23
Earth Fest – Mar 30
EGGstravaganZOO – Apr 20
CELEBRATE! Giraffe Day – Jun 22
Half-Price Day* – Jul 4
Half-Price Day* – Jul 5
CELEBRATE! Meerkat Day – Jul 13
Half-Price Day* – Aug 22
CELEBRATE! Primate Day – Aug 31
Deaf Awareness Day – Sep 21
Holiday Magic – Dec 14
PJ Christmas Eve* – Dec 24

*Discounted admission days

Ticketed Fundraising Events
ZooZoom – Apr 14
Star Wars Day – Apr 27
Mother’s Day Brunch – May 12
Wine & Brew – May 18
Father’s Day BBQ – Jun 16
Ice Cream Safari – Aug 17
Wild Affair – Sep 14
Boo at the Zoo – Oct 26 & 27

 


Don’t see what you are looking for?

Use the drop-down menu in the blue box below to filter by category.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Open Daily in February 9:00 am
Open Daily in February
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open daily, year-round, the zoo entrance closes at 4 pm but guests may stay on grounds until 5 pm.
2
3
4
5
6
Wells Fargo Wednesday 9:00 am
Wells Fargo Wednesday @ Sacramento Zoo
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thanks to Wells Fargo, the 1st Wednesday of each month in 2019 is Wells Fargo Wednesday! Up to four children ages 2-11 receive free admission to the Sacramento Zoo with a paid adult.
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
Half-Price Day at the Sacramento Zoo 9:00 am
Half-Price Day at the Sacramento Zoo
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All the fun at half the price! Visit the Sacramento Zoo in 2019 on the following days and pay half regular admission price: Saturday, February 23; Thursday, July 4; Friday, July 5; and Thursday, August 22. Half-price rates: General admission: $8.25 Senior admission 65+: $7.75 Children ages 2-11: $5.75 Children ages 0-1: Free Please note that tickets must be purchased at the zoo to receive the discount.
24
25
26
27
28

Snow leopard cub Coconut 
 

Make a difference

  Impact the lives of the nearly 500 animals who call the Sacramento Zoo home.

 

Give Now