Daily Events

Be sure to watch for keeper talks and special animal presentations while you are visiting the zoo. Animals are fed throughout the day and these are times to keep in mind while you are here.

The following apply June through August:

• Primates are fed mid-afternoon.
• Penguins go off exhibit at 5:15pm
• Giraffes go off exhibit at 6:00pm
• Large cats go off exhibit at 6:00pm

Giraffe Feeding Station

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hand feed the giraffes. The feeding station is open June through August. Please ask ticket booth attendent for more information.

$5 a person

Giraffe Feeding Station is 11 am and 2:30 pm daily

Feeding times are subject to change or close due to weather or animal behavior. Please wash hands before and after your feeding experience, hand sanitizers are available throughout the zoo.

Summer Reading Program

Kids are invited to listen to a story followed by an animal encounter. The program is held during July and August. Visit the Education page for more information.


Visit the EVENTS page to view our current calendar of events.

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