Party for the Planet

Help us #SpringIntoAction with The Association of Zoos and Aquariums and give back to the Earth this giving season!


November 21, 2020 | FREE Drive-Through Party Packs

Join us at the Zoo on Saturday, November 21! To keep everyone safe, will will be doing Drive-through Party Packs! Drive by our administration building at the corner of Goold and Michigan Blvd. between 8am – 10am for your set! These kits will be given FREE to the first 200 guests that stop by, and will include free gifts, crafts, and ways that you can help the planet!


November 21, 2020 | Crafts, Animal Encounters, & More!

Join us from 10am – 4pm when we open. Join us all day for crafts, animal encounters, and giveaways on the main floor in the Vanishing Kingdom! Included with regular Zoo admission.


November 19  – 25, 2020 | Zoo Upcycling Drive

Give back with our Zoo Upcycling Drive! From November 19 – November 25, bring your old, broken, or out-of-date cell phones and tablets, and we will send them to Eco-Cell, who uses recycled parts to track wild gorillas for conservation! Donate cleaned old mascara applicators for wildlife rehab, or towels, pillow cases, or blankets free of holes and we will upcycle them for our animals here at the Zoo!