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Open Daily in September 9:00 am
Open Daily in September
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Open daily, year-round, the zoo entrance closes at 4 pm but guests may stay on grounds until 5 pm.
Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ Reptile House Lawn
Sep 1 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 1 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Wildlife Stage Show 1:30 pm
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 1 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 1 @ 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
Sep 1 @ 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
Sep 2 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 2 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Wildlife Stage Show 1:30 pm
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 3 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Wildlife Stage Show 1:30 pm
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 3 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 3 @ 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
Sep 3 @ 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
Sep 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 4 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Wildlife Stage Show 1:30 pm
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 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
Sep 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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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Wells Fargo Wednesday 9:00 am
Wells Fargo Wednesday @ Sacramento Zoo
Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thanks to Wells Fargo, the 1st Wednesday of each month in 2017 is Wells Fargo Wednesday! Up to four children ages 2-11 receive free admission to the Sacramento Zoo with a paid adult.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House lawn
Sep 8 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 8 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 8 @ 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
Sep 8 @ 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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Zoo Walk (2 CE Units) 8:45 am
Zoo Walk (2 CE Units)
Sep 9 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
 
Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House lawn
Sep 9 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 9 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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 @ At the Reptile House lawn
Sep 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 10 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 10 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 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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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 12 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Docent Exec Meeting 2:00 pm
Docent Exec Meeting @ Education Bldg
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Giraffe Encounter 2:00 pm
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Zoo Walk (2 CE Units) 8:45 am
Zoo Walk (2 CE Units)
Sep 14 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
 
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 15 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 15 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 15 @ 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
Sep 15 @ 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 @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 16 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 16 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
Zoo Closes at 1:30 pm 1:30 pm
Zoo Closes at 1:30 pm
Sep 16 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Sacramento Zoo closes early at 1:30 pm to set up for the Wild Affair fundraising event.
Wild Affair presented by Hughey Law Group 5:00 pm
Wild Affair presented by Hughey Law Group
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Walk on the wild side at the 21st annual Wild Affair gala at the Sacramento Zoo! Back on zoo grounds this year, guests will enjoy a farm-to-fork dinner at dusk, silent and live auctions, entertainment by Circosphere, and exclusive behind-the-scenes animal tours only offered once a year during Wild Affair. This magical evening is hosted by KCRA’s Kellie DeMarco. Proceeds from the event benefit the nonprofit Sacramento Zoo and will fund the reimagination of the zoo’s Reptile House into a Biodiversity Center. Visit the Wild Affair page for details.
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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 17 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 17 @ 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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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 22 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 22 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 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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Deaf Awareness Day 9:00 am
Deaf Awareness Day
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for a special day for our deaf and hard of hearing community sponsored by NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The zoo will have ASL interpreters on site for the event. There are limited facilities for service animals. Please call 916-808-5888 in advance for service dog information.
Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 23 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 23 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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 @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 24 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
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Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 29 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 29 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 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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Nature Explorers 10:00 am
Nature Explorers @ Near the Playground
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the zoo and the Sacramento Library in an open play environment, the last Saturday of the month anytime between 10 am to 2 pm. We will be reading stories, playing, and exploring the wonders of the natural world with a new topic each month. Visit the Nature Explorers page for more information.
Red Panda Day 10:00 am
Red Panda Day
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join the Greater Sac chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) for an interactive and educational event about Red Panda awareness and conservation. Kids (and adults too!) can become “Red Panda Rangers” after stopping at the various Red Panda Stations and completing the Panda activities. Other stations include face painting and an opportunity to decorate your own flag that will be added to the ones currently surrounding the Red Panda exhibit. Come by and purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win your favorite Red Panda themed artwork, décor, and other keepsakes. All proceeds benefit The Red Panda Network (RPN), a conservation group working directly with community-based organizations in Nepal.
Reptile House Keeper Chat 10:00 am
Reptile House Keeper Chat @ At the Reptile House Lawn
Sep 30 @ 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.
Flamingo Chick Viewing 10:30 am
Flamingo Chick Viewing
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Six flamingo chicks have hatched at the Sacramento Zoo for the first time since 1999. The chicks are being hand-reared by the zoo’s dedicated veterinary and animal care teams. Once the chicks are large enough to thrive on their own, they will be introduced to the flock and live on the lake. At 10:30 am daily, visitors can view the chicks at the vet hospital. Read more on the zoo blog.
Wildlife Stage Show 11:00 am
Wildlife Stage Show @ Ampitheater
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
See the Animal Ambassadors at the amphitheater for a fun, educational show hosted by our knowledgeable education staff. Stick around after the show for an up-close meet and greet with some of the animal stars.
Giraffe Encounter 11:45 am
Giraffe Encounter @ Giraffe Viewing Deck
Sep 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
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get up-close-and-personal at the Tall Wonders giraffe viewing deck! Weather permitting.
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat 2:15 pm
White-handed Gibbon Keeper Chat @ White-handed Gibbon exhibit
Sep 30 @ 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.
Red Panda Keeper Chat 2:30 pm
Red Panda Keeper Chat @ Red Panda exhibit
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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.

Keeper Chat