Events

 

Event Filter
Select Date
Select Date

Eco-Friendly Holiday Celebration

Date: Dec 13, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015
Have an eco-friendly holiday experience with holiday decorating and the environment in mind. Each holiday display will have a conservation message and how to points so guests will be able to recreate them at home for year's to come. The Zoo has partnered with students from G-Star School of the Arts to create several holiday vignettes throughout the Zoo for guests to enjoy. Check out the rest of our upcoming events to view our complete list of holiday activities - Breakfast with Santa, Children's Eco-Craft Workshops, Storytime at the Zoo, and Up-Close Animal Experiences!
Categories: Zoo Events

Story Time at the Zoo: “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak, December 27, 10:30 a.m. — The book read during Story Time at the Zoo at 10:30 a.m. on December 27, 2014, will be “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak. The event will take place at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is an event geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading. Story Time will be included in the cost of Zoo admission. Books are thoughtfully chosen with an emphasis on animals, as part of the Zoo’s mission of inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife. A.J. Dasher, visitor services supervisor for the Zoo, will read to children during Story Time at the Zoo.
Categories: Zoo Events

Noon Year's Eve

Date: December 31, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ring in the New Year like never before...with your furry, feathered, and scaly friends at the Palm Beach Zoo! Join us for our children's dance party in the Fountain Plaza where they can get their face painted and make their very own noise maker and party hat. Just make sure to join us in the Fountain Plaza leading up to 12 noon as we celebrate the New Year with an apple juice toast and "ball" drop fit for children of all ages! This event is included with normal zoo admission.
Categories: Zoo Events

New Year's Day: Birthday Bash Extravaganza

Date: January 1, 2015 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
You'll want to start the New Year off right so don't miss the birthday bashes for Lewis & Clark, the Zoo’s North American black bear brothers, who will be celebrating their 14th birthdays, as well as Micco, the Zoo’s Florida panther ambassador, who will be turning three years old and Hugo, the spider monkey as he turns two years of age. The four birthday boys will each receive their very own birthday enrichments lovingly made for them by their dedicate keepers. All children in attendance can enjoy complimentary face painting and eco-crafts as part of the day's festivities (included with normal zoo admission). Special Birthday Enrichment Schedule: Lewis & Clark the American Black Bears will receive their presents at the Black Bear Training at 12:30 p.m., Micco, the Florida Panther Ambassador will receive his presents during the Panther Talk & Training Session at 2:30 p.m. and Hugo the Spider Monkey will receive his birthday enrichment at 1:30 p.m.
Categories: Zoo Events

The 2nd Annual Save the Panther 5K run is taking place on Saturday, January 3, 2015! Make sure to save the date - Register now to beat the price increase on race day. This run is certified green by Athletes For A Fit Planet. Please click the event title above for more information or to register!
Categories: Zoo Events
Save the Panther 5K - Presented by Sagicor Life Insurance

join us for our Conservation Leadership Lecture featuring Dr. James "Buddy" Powell, Executive Director of Sea to Shore Alliance as he discusses Mermaids & Manatees: 40 Years of Manatee Research. The evening will include access to the Conservation Leadership Lecture, passed hors d'oeuvres, Full Bar & up-close animal encounters. The Conservation Leadership Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Bank of America and the Florida Crystals Corporation. Cost: $20.00 per person. Tickets will be available for purchase shortly, please check back soon! Please click the event title above for more information...
Categories: Zoo Events

Join us for our Conservation Leadership Lecture featuring Dr. John Zahina Ramos, Founder of Casa Jardin Co. as he discusses Wildlife Conservation & Urban Agriculture - An Unexpected Connection. The evening will include access to the Conservation Leadership Lecture, passed hors d'oeuvres, Full Bar & up-close animal encounters. The Conservation Leadership Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Bank of America and the Florida Crystals Corporation. Cost: $20.00 per person. Tickets will be available for purchase shortly, please check back soon! Please click the event title above for more information...
Categories: Zoo Events

Brew at the Zoo

Date: April 11, 2015
Our events department is sampling craft brews to ensure you have the very best beer festival experience this year! More details as available and expect tickets to go on sale in early March.
Categories: Zoo Events

Join us for our Conservation Leadership Lecture featuring Carlton Ward Jr. & Mallory Lykes Dimmitt as they discuss the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Glades to Gulf. The evening will include access to the Conservation Leadership Lecture, passed hors d'oeuvres, Full Bar & up-close animal encounters. The Conservation Leadership Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Bank of America and the Florida Crystals Corporation. Cost: $20.00 per person. Tickets will be available for purchase shortly, please check back soon! Please click the event title above for more information...
Categories: Zoo Events

The 3rd annual Save the Tiger 5K will help celebrate the opening of our new tiger habitat and some new tigers on exhibit. More details as available and expect registration to open in late February or early March.
Categories: Zoo Events

Contact Us

Palm Beach Zoo

1301 Summit Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405-3035
(561) 547-9453

Support for the Palm Beach Zoo is provided by:

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.