Palm Beach Zoo: May 2017 Special Events

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for May 2017: 

Roar & Pour: Saturday May 13, 4:30p – 9:00p - Our first Roar & Pour of 2017 kicks off from 4:30-9p presenting the amazing Heart tribute band… LifeLine! The whole Zoo is open to explore along with up close animal encounters - at 5p the Summer Grill opens with Seattle inspired menu items in honor of Heart's hometown, the Tiki Bar also opens with beer, wine and a Due South Brewing tap-takeover! LifeLine takes the stage at 7:30p with a 90 minute set of Heart's biggest hits!

Stacey Konwiser Memorial Save The Tiger 5K: Saturday May 20, 7:30a – REGISTRATION IS OPEN to Run or Walk on May 20th! It's estimated that there are fewer than 250 Malayan tigers left in the wild. Proceeds from this RUN/WALK help support our partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society at Endau Rompin National Park in Malaysia to protect tigers and their habitat. The course for this run takes you directly past our Tiger River habitat! Every runner gets a tech-style, short-sleeve, polyester, running shirt available in men's and women's sizes.

Snooze-a-pa-ZOO-za Family Overnight: Friday May 26, 7:00p -8:30a - WHOOO wants to spend the night at the zoo Memorial Day weekend? Enjoy an evening of themed activities including up-close animal encounters, detective games, crafts, and a night time tour. Pizza and continental breakfast are included. Activities are geared for children 6 and up and a minimum of one adult is required per family. Pre-registration is required.

Teddy Bear Affair presented by MedExpress Urgent Care: Saturday May 27, 10:00a – 2:00p

Teddy Bear Affair is BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER thanks to sponsor MedExpress Urgent Care! Children can bring their beary favorite stuffed toys to the "doctor" at the Zoo for the beary best care and TLC possible from Zoo veterinary staff and staff from MedExpress Urgent Care. Be sure to visit the "Bear Den" for our regularly scheduled Bear Keeper Talk at 1:30 p.m. and enjoy bear-themed coloring pages! All activities are included in regular Zoo admission. 

Food Truck Safari: Saturday May 27, 4:30p – 9:00p - Explore the Zoo in search of your favorite wildlife and Palm Beach County’s best gourmet food trucks.  The trucks (windows open at 5p) are spread throughout the Zoo with two live music locations and two cash bars.  The Fountain Plaza Tiki Bar features a local craft brewery tap-takeover.  Check for updated truck and brewery lists.

Register now for THE BEST ZOO CAMP in Palm Beach County! - Come for one week or the entire summer! Each week offers a unique wildlife theme featuring zoo keeping activities, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts, enriching conservation education activities, & interactive fountain time. Enjoy up-close animal encounters, animal exhibit visits, crafts, games, and much more! We offer programs for ages 5-14.

Girl Scout Badge Programs are Back! - Is your Girl Scout looking to fulfill badge requirements? Then come have a wild time at the zoo, and earn a badge too! In partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida programs are available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes. Badge Workshops & Journeys may include animal encounters, behind the scenes tours, guided ground tours, crafts, themed activities, and admission to the zoo. Overnight programs include up-close animal encounters, a nocturnal tour, crafts, themed activities, pizza, and a continental breakfast. All programs meet badge requirements.  Pre-registration is required for all programs. Click the link for more info. 

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