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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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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Wed) Owls 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Wed) Owls
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Thur) Owls 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Thur) Owls
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Fri) Owls 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Fri) Owls
Feb 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Wed) Turtles and Tortoises 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Wed) Turtles and Tortoises
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Thur) Turtles and Tortoises 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Thur) Turtles and Tortoises
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Fri) Turtles and Tortoises 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Fri) Turtles and Tortoises
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Wed) Lions 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Wed) Lions
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Thur) Lions 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Thur) Lions
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Little Peeps: Pre-K (Fri) Lions 9:30 am
Little Peeps: Pre-K (Fri) Lions
Feb 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Single day, morning class for 3-5 year-old children with a caregiver, 9:30 to 11:30 am.
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Keeper Tag Along #2 (7th-12th grade) 9:00 am
Keeper Tag Along #2 (7th-12th grade)
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Find out what a zookeeper must do each day to make sure their animals have an enriching habitat to call home.