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Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Joeff Davis
Call: 404-624-9453 or visit zooatlanta.org
The zoo houses more than 1,400 animals, including elephants, Sumatran tigers, black rhinos, zebras, and Chantek, the first orangutan to use sign language. And did we mention pandas?

Beastly Feast

Saturday May 2, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Zoo Atlanta will host another evening of exotic elegance at the Beastly Feast on May 2, 2020.  The event will begin at sunset with a stroll throughout the Zoo grounds as guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from kiosks hosted by some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants. A seated dinner catered by...
Cost: TBA

VETERANS DAY

Monday November 11, 2019 09:30 am EST
Spend Veterans Day at the Zoo! On Veterans Day, November 11, 2019, veteran, active-duty, retired and reserve members of the U.S. Armed Forces enjoy FREE admission and $4 off general admission for up to six accompanying guests. Present a valid military I.D. at Zoo Atlanta to redeem the discount. Offe...
Cost: Free

CITY OF ATLANTA & FULTON CO. FAMILY DAYS

Sunday November 10, 2019 09:30 am EST
Zoo Atlanta will host City of Atlanta and Fulton County Family Days on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, 2019. On these two dates, guests who can demonstrate residence in the City of Atlanta or Fulton County or employment in City of Atlanta Government or Fulton County Government will receive f...
Cost: Free admission is valid for two adults and up to four children per party. Recognized forms of identification

CITY OF ATLANTA & FULTON CO. FAMILY DAYS

Saturday November 9, 2019 09:30 am EST
Zoo Atlanta will host City of Atlanta and Fulton County Family Days on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, 2019. On these two dates, guests who can demonstrate residence in the City of Atlanta or Fulton County or employment in City of Atlanta Government or Fulton County Government will receive f...
Cost: Free admission is valid for two adults and up to four children per party. Recognized forms of identification:

Boo at the Zoo

Sunday October 27, 2019 09:30 am EDT
It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the sights, characters and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town on four magical days with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don’t forget your costume! ...
Cost: Included in general admission

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday October 26, 2019 09:30 am EDT
The Atlanta Zoo’s Halloween festival returns this October, so get decked out in your costume at this family-friendly animal romp. Kids will be able to visit a dozen “treat stations” to get candy, but the real treat is this spooky look at the Atlanta Zoo’s exotic animals. This event is happening rain...
Cost: Free with general admission

International Sloth Day

Sunday October 20, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Sloths spend much of their lives hanging upside down in trees. As residents of South American tropical forests, all six species of sloths are dependent on trees. Unfortunately, habitat loss from logging and cattle farms is an increasing threat to the well-being of these unique species. Come join Z...
Cost: Included in general admission

Boo at the Zoo

Sunday October 20, 2019 09:30 am EDT
It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the sights, characters and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town on four magical days with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don’t forget your costume! ...
Cost: Included in general admission

Boo at the Zoo

Sunday October 20, 2019 09:30 am EDT
The Atlanta Zoo’s Halloween festival returns this October, so get decked out in your costume at this family-friendly animal romp. Kids will be able to visit a dozen “treat stations” to get candy, but the real treat is this spooky look at the Atlanta Zoo’s exotic animals. This event is happening rain...
Cost: Free with general admission

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday October 19, 2019 09:30 am EDT
The Atlanta Zoo’s Halloween festival returns this October, so get decked out in your costume at this family-friendly animal romp. Kids will be able to visit a dozen “treat stations” to get candy, but the real treat is this spooky look at the Atlanta Zoo’s exotic animals. This event is happening rain...
Cost: Free with general admission

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday October 19, 2019 09:30 am EDT
It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the sights, characters and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town on four magical days with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don’t forget your costume! ...
Cost: Included in general admission

Croctoberfest

Saturday October 5, 2019 09:30 am EDT
Join Zoo Atlanta for family activities highlighting some of Earth’s most fascinating reptiles.
Cost: Included in general admission

World Gorilla Day

Tuesday September 24, 2019 09:30 am EDT
Zoo Atlanta joins conservation stakeholders, zoos, wildlife organizations and individuals around the world in observing World Gorilla Day. Be part of this third-annual event highlighting gorillas and their habitats and the need to act for gorillas in the wild.
Cost: Included in general admission

Sippin' Safari

Saturday September 21, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
Atlanta’s wildest wine cellar returns for another year at Sippin’ Safari! You won’t want to miss this signature end-of-summer event, featuring wine sampling, tasty bites from local restaurants, live music on stages throughout the Zoo, evening wildlife viewing and more for Zoo-goers ages 21 and up.
Cost: $60-$100

Play the Animal Way

Saturday September 7, 2019 09:30 am EDT
Entertain your inner wild thing in the wacky world of animal enrichment! Watch your favorite Zoo residents investigate the most colorful treats of the year, sniff out their favorite scents, and solve challenging puzzles. Activity stations throughout the Zoo will be announced closer the event date.
Cost: Free with general admission

Panda Twins Turn 3 at Zoo Atlanta!

Tuesday September 3, 2019 10:30 am EDT
Since we’re celebrating two special bears, we’re hosting two opportunities to wish them well. Join us on their birthday on Tuesday, September 3, when we’ll celebrate them twice! The twins will receive birthday surprises at 10:30 a.m. and between 1:30 and 2:15 p.m. on September 3. Join us at The Ar...
Cost: Free-$24.99

Golden Frog Day

Wednesday August 14, 2019 09:30 am EDT
Join Zoo Atlanta as they highlight a global day of awareness for one of earth's rarest and most beautiful amphibians, the Panamanian Golden Frog.
Cost: Free-$24.99

World Elephant Day

Monday August 12, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Stop by for special Elephant Keeper Talks.

“Be” an elephant and carefully migrate through Africa while avoiding hazards. Learn how painting is used as enrichment for the elephants at Zoo Atlanta. You can test your own skills at painting like an elephant with your own “trunk.’’

Purchase a special Wor...
Cost: Free-$24.99

Members Only Night at Zoo Atlanta

Saturday August 10, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Here’s a sneak peek at the wild times in store:

Special Keeper Talks and feedings; Inflatable fun; Themed activities; Kids’ DJ and dance floor; Special appearances by Zoo Atlanta’s mascots; Rides, Treetop Trail presented by Kaiser Permanente, gift shops and food outlets open for purchase;

And a sp...
Cost: $109-$500 for membership

Wild World Weekend

Sunday July 28, 2019 09:30 am EDT
Experience the world at Zoo Atlanta’s Wild World Weekend. Explore different cultures and biodiversity from every continent through special entertainment, crafts, and activities designed for the whole family. See dances from Indonesia, listen to steel drum performers, experience flamenco, and learn o...
Cost: Free with admission

Wild World Weekend

Saturday July 27, 2019 09:30 am EDT
Experience the world at Zoo Atlanta’s Wild World Weekend. Explore different cultures and biodiversity from every continent through special entertainment, crafts, and activities designed for the whole family. See dances from Indonesia, listen to steel drum performers, experience flamenco, and learn o...
Cost: Free with admission

Art Gone Wild Sale

Saturday June 15, 2019 09:30 am EDT
This special gallery exhibit, located in the Conservation Action Resource Center (ARC), will host a variety of pieces available for purchase on June 15 and June 16. All pieces are original works created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air). A selection of artwork will be featured from each...
Cost: Included in admission

Kickoff Party

Friday June 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Enjoy an evening with the artists at the Art Sale Kickoff Party, and be one of the first to view our 2019 art collection! Meet and greet the artists who’ve created these original pieces, while enjoying a cash bar and live music. All art pieces will be available for purchase on this special evening. ...
Cost: Free

Clothesline Sale

Friday June 7, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Wondering how you can purchase the sketches, drawings, and small paintings that our artists create on the spot during Paint-Out Week? Easy! Stop by the Clothesline Sale on Grand Patio beginning the Tuesday of Paint-Out Week. All pieces you see hung up will be available for purchase that day.
Cost: Included in admission

Paint-Out Week

Friday June 7, 2019 09:30 am EDT
From June 3-7, up to 40 incredible artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo creating original works of art inspired by the animals of Zoo Atlanta. Select pieces created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air) during Paint-Out Week will be available for purchase during the Art Gone Wild Sa...
Cost: Included in admission

Clothesline Sale

Thursday June 6, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Wondering how you can purchase the sketches, drawings, and small paintings that our artists create on the spot during Paint-Out Week? Easy! Stop by the Clothesline Sale on Grand Patio beginning the Tuesday of Paint-Out Week. All pieces you see hung up will be available for purchase that day.
Cost: Included in admission

Paint-Out Week

Thursday June 6, 2019 09:30 am EDT
From June 3-7, up to 40 incredible artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo creating original works of art inspired by the animals of Zoo Atlanta. Select pieces created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air) during Paint-Out Week will be available for purchase during the Art Gone Wild Sa...
Cost: Included in admission

Clothesline Sale

Wednesday June 5, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Wondering how you can purchase the sketches, drawings, and small paintings that our artists create on the spot during Paint-Out Week? Easy! Stop by the Clothesline Sale on Grand Patio beginning the Tuesday of Paint-Out Week. All pieces you see hung up will be available for purchase that day.
Cost: Included in admission

Paint-Out Week

Wednesday June 5, 2019 09:30 am EDT
From June 3-7, up to 40 incredible artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo creating original works of art inspired by the animals of Zoo Atlanta. Select pieces created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air) during Paint-Out Week will be available for purchase during the Art Gone Wild Sa...
Cost: Included in admission

Clothesline Sale

Tuesday June 4, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Wondering how you can purchase the sketches, drawings, and small paintings that our artists create on the spot during Paint-Out Week? Easy! Stop by the Clothesline Sale on Grand Patio beginning the Tuesday of Paint-Out Week. All pieces you see hung up will be available for purchase that day.
Cost: Included in admission

Paint-Out Week

Tuesday June 4, 2019 09:30 am EDT
From June 3-7, up to 40 incredible artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo creating original works of art inspired by the animals of Zoo Atlanta. Select pieces created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air) during Paint-Out Week will be available for purchase during the Art Gone Wild Sa...
Cost: Included in admission

Paint-Out Week

Monday June 3, 2019 09:30 am EDT
From June 3-7, up to 40 incredible artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo creating original works of art inspired by the animals of Zoo Atlanta. Select pieces created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air) during Paint-Out Week will be available for purchase during the Art Gone Wild Sa...
Cost: Included in admission

Brew at the Zoo

Saturday May 25, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Atlanta’s favorite Memorial Day weekend festival tradition returns for another year! Have a brew, save the planet.

VIP Early entry: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

While you sip among the wildlife and enjoy groovy local tunes, your ticket supports conservation initiatives to protect species and their habitats,...
Cost: $55 - $135

Zoo Atlanta

Tuesday May 14, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Join a day devoted to some of the planet’s rarest animals – and the everyday actions individuals can take to help save species and their habitats – at Zoo Atlanta’s observance of Endangered Species Day on Saturday, May 12, 2018. More than 60 of the species in the Zoo’s care are classified as critica...
Cost: $18-$25

Beastly Feast

Saturday May 4, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Zoo Atlanta will host another wildly elegant Beastly Feast on May 4, 2019.The event will begin at sunset with a stroll throughout the Zoo grounds as guests enjoy cocktails and hors d?oeuvres from kiosks hosted by some of Atlanta?s finest restaurants. A seated dinner and dancing to the music of a liv...
Cost: $450-$750

Friends of the Park Summit

Saturday February 16, 2019 10:00 am EST
Categories: Environmental

Interested in bringing positive change to your neighborhood parks through park improvements and community engagement? Park Pride invites you to the "Friends of the Park Summit" on Saturday, February 16th, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Zoo Atlanta. At this event, you'll

- learn to ...
Cost: $15 for non Friends of the Park Program members

2019 Job Fair

Tuesday February 5, 2019 09:00 am EST
If you are applying for the following seasonal positions, we would love to meet you at our Job Fair at Zoo Atlanta. The Job Fair will take place in the Conservation Action Resource Center (ARC).

Admissions Cashier Ride Attendant Guest Experience Ambassador Sales Associate Cashier

Membership Sales ...
Cost: Free-$25.99

Super Bowl LIII Recycling Rally

Saturday January 19, 2019 09:00 am EST
Zoo Atlanta has teamed up with the National Football League, Verizon and the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee for a Super Bowl project that helps to protect animal habitats and preserve the natural environment! Bring your E-Waste to the Super Bowl LIII Recycling Rally, sponsored by Verizon, and hel...
Cost: Free-$25.99

Cookies with Santa - December 2, 2018

Sunday December 2, 2018 08:00 am EST
Be here when Santa makes his first stop ? Zoo Atlanta! Bring the little ones for a personal visit with Santa and a professional photo. Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies, and start the holiday season with festive crafts, costume characters, animal encounters, music and a holiday movie. And of co...
Cost: Tickets $12-$33

Cookies with Santa - December 1, 2018

Saturday December 1, 2018 08:00 am EST
Be here when Santa makes his first stop ? Zoo Atlanta! Bring the little ones for a personal visit with Santa and a professional photo. Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies, and start the holiday season with festive crafts, costume characters, animal encounters, music and a holiday movie. And of co...
Cost: Tickets $12-$33

Jungle Bells at the Zoo

Saturday December 1, 2018 08:00 am EST
Bring the whole family for Zoo Atlanta?s second-annual holiday tree lighting. Zhu Zhu the giant panda mascot flips the switch at 4:30 p.m. on Grand Patio!
Cost: FREE for Zoo Members and children under 3; FREE with general admission.
800 Cherokee Ave. S.E.
Atlanta , GA 30315
404-624-9453
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Mon. - Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat. - Sun. 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.