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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.

2019

General Admission Events
Nature Explorers – last Sat, each month through Sep
Wells Fargo Wednesdays*
1st Wed, each month
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
CELEBRATE! Okapi Day – Oct 19
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

 


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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 1 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
2
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 2 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
3
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 3 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
4
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 4 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
5
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 5 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
6
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 6 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
7
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 7 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
8
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 8 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
9
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 9 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
10
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 10 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
11
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 11 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
12
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 12 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
13
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 13 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
14
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 14 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
15
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 15 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
16
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 16 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
17
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 17 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
18
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 18 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
19
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 19 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
20
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 20 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
21
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 21 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
22
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 22 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
23
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 23 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
24
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 24 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
25
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 25 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
26
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 26 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
27
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 27 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
28
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 28 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
29
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 29 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
30
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 30 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.