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Earth Fest

*Including a Stuffed Animal Clinic
Saturday, April 21, 2018

9 am to 4 pm

Join the Sacramento Zoo as we throw a party for the planet including a Stuffed Animal Clinic! Learn about the environment and conservation both locally and globally and how you can have an impact on the world around you right from home! Enjoy face painting, crafts, hands-on activities and games all focused on the planet we call home. Get the scoop on some of the zoo’s animals and how to make the world a better place for them through keeper chats and wildlife stage shows and be sure to visit the zoo’s backyard to learn about native plants and explore the garden.

A portion of all admission tickets and all proceeds from the carousel on Earth Fest will go towards the zoo’s conservation projects which you can learn more about at the event.

Event is included with general admission into the zoo. Bring your used laser and inkjet printer cartridges, cell phones and prescription glasses to drop off at the recycling station!

Stuffed Animal Clinic

Is your teddy bear feeling under the weather? Does your stuffed animal have a cut that needs fixing? We are here to help! A stuffed animal veterinarian will assess the overall health of your stuffed animal, make a diagnosis based on the symptoms, and sew up any tears. At the end of the exam you friend will receive a certificate of health.

Forgot you teddy bear at home? Stuffed animals will be available for adoption.

All Day Activities

Interactive EdZOOcation Stations
Face painting
Recycling station: Drop off your used laser and inkjet printer cartridges, cell phones and prescription glasses.
Zoo crafts and games

Scheduled Activities

10 am: Reptile House Keeper Chat
10:30 am: Pelican Keeper Chat
11 am: Wildlife Stage Show
11:45 am: Giraffe Encounter (additional fee)
1:30 pm: Wildlife Stage Show
2 pm: Giraffe Encounter (additional fee)
2:15 pm: Coquerel’s Sifaka Keeper Chat
2:30 pm: African Lion Keeper Chat
2:45 pm: Eastern Bongo Keeper Chat

Participants and Exhibitors

Arcade Creek Project – Mira Loma High School
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities
Cosumnes River Preserve
Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain Lion Foundation
Regional San
Sacramento Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District


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What YOU can do!

Presented by the California Academy of Sciences, PlanetVision inspires individuals, communities and businesses to put environmental solutions into action. Find out how you can reinvent our food, water and energy systems to build a healthier and more sustainable future for our planet. Visit the Actions page for simple steps you can take to make a difference.

Zoo Teens making animal enrichments
Zoo Teens making animal enrichments from old zoo uniforms

Become a Corporate Hero

View sponsorship opportunities for Earth Fest.
Contact Corporate Sponsorship Manager Jess Dudek for more information.
For additional sponsorship opportunities visit the Corporate Sponsorship page.