Palm Beach Zoo: September 2016 Special Events

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for the month of September 2016: 

Kids FREE Labor Day Weekend: September 2 – September 5

YAY! KIDS ARE FREE LABOR DAY WEEKEND! Kids under 13 years of age get free admission with a paid, regular-price, adult admission. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Limit 6 free child admissions per paid adult. Offer begins at 9am on Friday, September 2nd and ends when the ticket booth closes at 4:15pm on Monday, September 5th. Be The Show Events and Entertainment Noisy Neighbors DJ's will be spinning fun music in the Fountain Plaza 10am-4pm Saturday through Monday!

Save The Jaguar 5K: September 3rd / 7:30 a.m.

RUN OR WALK TO HELP SAVE JAGUARS! First 500 registered get a FREE t-shirt & all registrations include Zoo admission. A portion of the proceeds supports the Zoo’s partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect jaguars & their habitat at Madidi-Tambopata Landscape in Bolivia.

Brew 2 At The Zoo: September 17 / 6p-9p (VIP early entry 5:30p)

ON SALE NOW: Tickets to Brew 2 At The Zoo: Saturday, September 17. Sample amazing beer from 25+ Florida craft breweries with an added bonus: more than half of them are within 50 miles of the Zoo! Drink local beer, save wildlife at this 21+ event! ADVANCE TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT. PURCHASE NOW!

La Fiesta Cultural: October 1

Grab something to eat and dance the night away! Fiesta Cultural is a great time to visit the Zoo! We’ll have a DJ spinning a variety of Latin-infused music during the day and live music at night as we celebrate the wonderful cultures of Florida. Taste the flavor! Smell the spice at a variety of food trucks in our picnic area, or you can salsa your way to the Tropics Cafe for more tasty items – PLUS – there’s a BAR! Stay tuned and check website as more details become available.

Education Events

Toddler Workshops: REGISTER NOW!

The Palm Beach Zoo Education Department offers exciting workshops designed for children ages 2 to 4 years! Age-specific crafts and activities are designed to excite and intrigue your child. Workshops include up-close animal encounters, stories, song or game, crafts, and admission to the Zoo! Workshops for 3-4 year olds also include a snack. One adult is required to attend the program with children. It’s a Zoofari! Look up, down, and all around for animal homes! Register now for the popular Water Waders program:

  • 2 year olds: 10:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 21
  • 3 & 4 year olds: 10:00-11:30a.m. Saturday, September 24

One adult is required to attend the program with children and pre-registration is required. Click the link for pricing info and to reserve your spot today!

Story Time at the Zoo: A Real Page Turner: Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m.

  • September 3: Little Gift by Bonnie Lady Lee
  • September 10: Go Go Sadie by Bonnie Lady Lee
  • September 17: The Down Under Salad Bowl by Bonnie Lady Lee
  • September 24: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission. For more information visit:

About the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit 

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