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Winter in July

July 16, 2016 7 - 11 a.m.
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Temperatures are heating up, but the Phoenix Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland on Saturday, July 16! Chill out in more than 50 tons of snow, splash around at the wet and wild play areas, and watch our loveable animals enjoy icy treats. Don’t miss our Asian elephant, Reba, cool off with a shower […]

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4th of Zooly

July 4, 2016 7 - 10 p.m.
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Join Us for an Independence Day Celebration! Refreshments Catered BBQ dinner 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Lakeside lawn Enjoy an all-American BBQ dinner by Lancer Catering. Feast on hamburgers and hot dogs with green salad, BBQ baked beans and chocolate chip cookies. Veggie burgers will also be available. Beer and wine will be available for purchase […]

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Member Father’s Day BBQ

June 19, 2016 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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Phoenix Zoo Members – Celebrate Dad at the Zoo! Phoenix Zoo Members – Celebrate Father’s Day at the Zoo! Treat dad to a hearty lunch buffet inside the Zoo’s scenic StonehousePavilion. Enjoy your choice of a juicy hamburger, grilled bratwurst or BBQ chicken breast with BBQ baked beans and a mixed green salad. Refreshing lemonade […]

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Prowl & Play

June 11, 2016 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
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The Phoenix Zoo's summer evening event, Prowl & Play, will let guests experience the Zoo in a whole new light…or dark! This event offers unique and exciting activities which allow guests to explore, see and hear the Zoo differently than a daytime visit. Join us for magic, music and fun during the evening hours at the Zoo.

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Endangered Species Day

May 21, 2016 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Celebrate the beauty of wildlife all around the world at the Phoenix Zoo and learn about critically endangered species. Enjoy fun games and activities while discovering how you can make a difference in protecting Earth’s creatures through wildlife conservation.   Activities are included with regular Zoo admission. ° Take a glimpse into the future to […]

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Condor Recovery Lecture

May 18, 2016 5:30 - 7 p.m. (program begins at 5:40 p.m.)
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Join us as we welcome Chris Parish, Condor Recovery Program Director, The Peregrine Fund  for a special presentation: Condor Recovery – Successes, obstacles and the big picture of the road to recovery   Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:30 – 7 p.m. (program begins at 5:40 p.m.) Phoenix Zoo – C.W. & Modene Neely Event Center Event is […]

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Science and the Endangered Species Educator Workshop

May 14, 2016 8 am – 12 pm
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Preserving and managing endangered species employs a myriad of STEM disciplines as well as complex social, political and economic interactions. What are some of the sciences, technologies and techniques used in the field and in zoos to ensure biodiversity for future generations? What other factors must be considered when making conservation and population management decisions? […]

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Mother’s Day Member Breakfast- SOLD OUT!

May 8, 2016 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Sold Out! Calling all Phoenix Zoo members! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious breakfast in the Zoo’s scenic Stone House Pavilion. Choose breakfast items from a buffet, including scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and diced potatoes. Orange juice and coffee are also included. Raise a toast to Mom with a glass of non-alcoholic sparkling cider and […]

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Earth Day 2016

April 23, 2016 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Earth Day at the Phoenix Zoo

All event activities are included with regular Zoo admission REDUCE YOUR FOOTPRINT… REDUCE.  REUSE.  RECYLE. Come together at the Phoenix Zoo for a “ROAR”ing good time, as we battle pollutant predators and toxic villains that are destroying our planet! Get hands-on with fun, earth-friendly activities that will help save our environment and all of its […]

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