SIGNATURE EVENTS NEW!
Grand opening of Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience
The biggest debut in Zoo Atlanta history opens April 2! Explore the all-new complex featuring more than 60 species, more than 9,700 square feet of rockwork, more than 60,000 gallons of water, and much more in a state-of-the-art showcase of the staggering diversity of Earth’s amphibians and reptiles and their ecosystems. Stay tuned for more exciting details.
Zoos Go Blue
Zoo Atlanta is proud to go blue for autism awareness. On Sunday, April 19, the Zoo will open early at 8 a.m. for families with children or individuals affected by autism, giving them a unique opportunity to experience the Zoo before regular hours. Advance tickets are required; stay tuned to zooatlanta.org for more details.
Zoo Plant Sale
Glorify your grounds with lush native plant varieties selected by Zoo horticulturists at the annual Zoo Plant Sale. Horticulture experts will be on hand for questions, advice and tips on planting for your lifestyle. Zoo admission not required. Stay tuned to zooatlanta.org for event details.
Giant panda Wild Encounters Fridays through Mondays at 11 a.m.
Meet and feed an adult giant panda on the behind-the-scenes encounter of a lifetime. Visit zooatlanta.org for reservations and details.
Aldabra tortoise Wild Encounters Fridays through Mondays at 1 p.m.
Meet and feed one of the famous giant reptiles of Aldabra Atoll in an all-new Wild Encounter. Visit zooatlanta.org for reservations and details.
African elephant Wild Encounters Fridays through Mondays at 1:45 p.m.
Go behind the scenes to meet and feed one of the giants of the African savanna during an exclusive up-close-and-personal encounter. Visit zooatlanta.org for reservations and details.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS & CAMPS
Adventure Cubs: Hop into fun with frogs
April 1 and 4
Learn about some of Earth’s coolest amphibians during a morning just for 3 and 4-yearolds and their favorite grownups. Book a program on zooatlanta.org.
Spring Safari Day Camp
April 6 – 10
Kindergartners to 5th graders enjoy exclusive tours, up-close-and-personal animal encounters, educational games and much more during an award-winning day camp adventure. Register or learn more on zooatlanta.org.
Join Zoo Atlanta for an afternoon of learning and discovery designed specifically for home school students. HomeSchool Academy is a unique program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in a fun, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include games, activities, Zoo tours and animal encounters. Book a program on zooatlanta.org.
Earth Day Celebration-Family NightCrawler
It’s time to celebrate Mother Earth! Learn about the wonders of our planet, find out how you can make a difference to our natural world, go behind the scenes to meet animal ambassadors, and much more during an unforgettable overnight adventure. Book a program on zooatlanta.org.
Leaping Lemurs Deluxe Family NightCrawler
Meet the icons of the island of Madagascar! Learn more about the different types of primates, make an enrichment surprise for a Zoo animal, and go behind the scenes to meet and feed a lemur. Book a program on zooatlanta.org.
Stroller Cubs: Pollywog Party
April 22 and 25
Learn more about the world of amphibians in an educational morning that’s tailor-made for infants to 2-year-olds and their adult caregivers. Book a program on zooatlanta.org.
Keeper for a Day: Show Birds and Animal Ambassadors
Meet dozens of birds, mammals, reptiles and more during an all-NEW Keeper for a Day. Spend the morning with the Zoo’s education animal ambassadors, and venture behind the scenes to the Wildlife Theater to help with the afternoon show. Participants must be at least 14 years old. Book a program on zooatlanta.org.