Family Programs

Family-Based Education

Family Programs

The Oklahoma City Zoo's family-based education programs offer a wonderful way for the whole family to have fun while exploring and learning together!

Pre-registration required 7 days in advance of program date. Click on program date for self-registration or call 405-425-0218.

Paw-jama Party

Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and bring the family to the zoo for an animal themed evening. Meet a different animal every month! All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost per child: $12 (member), $15 (non-member). Cost per additional child: $6 (member), $9 (non-member).

EdZOOcation LIVE! Series

Join our edZOOcators for our monthly programming (Sept-March). Your family will enjoy interactive learning experiences and up close encounters with our animal ambassadors. It's going to be a wild time! Ages 4 and up. Cost/child: $7 (member), $9 (non-member). One paid child required. Includes one free adult, additional adults $1 each.

Third Thursdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm

ZooZeum's Architectural Legacy

Saturday, February 18, 1:00pm-2:30pm

The Patricia and Byron J. Gambulos ZooZeum is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places! Be part of history by joining us for the plaque dedication ceremony. In celebration, Executive Director of Preservation Oklahoma, David Pettyjohn, will speak about the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act and unveil a traveling photo exhibit that illustrates other heritage sites in Oklahoma.


March 25, 2017, 10:00am-11:00am

Owls puke, rabbits eat poop, and lizards shoot blood from their eyes. Eww, gross! Come discover the ickiest things that animals do. Ages: 4 and up. Cost: $12 (member), $15 (non-member).

Cub Club (Toddler Programs)

Bring your little cub as we learn about zoo animals through lessons, crafts, discovery stations, and/or guided zoo tours. Ages 2-5 years. Cost per child/adult pair: $12 (member), $15 (non-member).

Second Thursdays, 10:00am-11:00am

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