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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
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
Jan 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.
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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 4 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 4 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 4 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 5 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 5 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 5 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 11 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 11 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 11 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 12 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 12 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 12 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 18 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 18 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 18 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 19 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 19 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 19 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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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Nature Explorers 10:00 am
Nature Explorers
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the zoo in an open play environment, the last Saturday of the month anytime between 10 am to 2 pm. We will be playing and exploring the wonders of the natural world with a new topic each month. Visit the Nature Explorers page for more information.
Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 25 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 25 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 25 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.
Animal Encounter 11:00 am
Animal Encounter @ Front Plaza & Discovery Room
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for an up-close-and-personal visit with one of the Animal Ambassadors from our Education Department.
Crested Coua Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
Crested Coua Keeper Chat @ Crested Coua Exhibit
Jan 26 @ 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.
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Black & White Ruffed Lemur Keeper Chat @ Black & White Ruffed Lemur Exhibit
Jan 26 @ 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.
Red River Hog Keeper Chat 2:45 pm
Red River Hog Keeper Chat @ Red River Hog Exhibit
Jan 26 @ 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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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House lawn
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
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.