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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

 

Spring & Fall Programs
Girl Scout Badge Days – Mar, Apr, Sep
7th-9th Grade: Keeper Tag Along
Senior Tea & Tours

Summer Camp
Pre-K: Little Peeps
K-6th Grade Camps
7th-9th Grade Camps

Other Events
Animals on Tap – periodically
Estate Planning Safari – quarterly
Photography Class – April, Jul, Oct
Camera & Lens Demo Days –  May, Oct
Conservation Brown Bag Lunch – periodically


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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 5 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House 10:15 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House
Jul 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of the Reptile House. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 6 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 7 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House 1:30 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House
Jul 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of the Reptile House. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard 2:30 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard
Jul 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of snow leopard. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 12 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House 10:15 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House
Jul 13 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of the Reptile House. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 13 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 14 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard 2:30 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard
Jul 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of snow leopard. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 19 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House 10:15 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House
Jul 20 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of the Reptile House. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 20 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 21 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House 1:30 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House
Jul 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of the Reptile House. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard 2:30 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard
Jul 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of snow leopard. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 26 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House 10:15 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House
Jul 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of the Reptile House. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 27 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns 1:15 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns
Jul 28 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Behind-the-scenes educational tour of African hoofstock. Visit saczoo.org/behindthescenestours for more information.
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