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  • National Dog Day Presented by Bob Moore Subaru

    Aug 26th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    You’re invited to a pawsome event as Bob Moore Subaru presents National Dog Day at the Oklahoma City Zoo, Sunday, August 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. National Dog Daygives us cause to celebrate all breeds of dogs and recognize the number of dogs in need of permanent homes. Representatives from The Bella Foundation will be in attendance from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. hosting an adoption event in the Zoo’s entry plaza. Be sure and stop by because you might find a new four-legged friend to add to your family! Additional event activities include: 

    Free Subaru dog bandanas courtesy of Bob Moore Subaru for the first 1,000 guests that visit. 

    Kids can participate in the Zoo’s free Eye Spy Safari for a chance to win a prize, courtesy of Bob Moore Subaru. Scratch-off cards are available at the Zoo’s Guest Services and ZOOfriends’ offices.

    Special Keeper Connection at the Zoo’s African Painted Dog habitat (1:30 p.m.), where guests can learn more about our endangered dogs from the animal experts entrusted to care for them.  

    Traveling with Fido? Subaru owners can leave their pups in the Zoo’s pet hotel for free on National Dog Day. Located in the Zoo’s entry plaza, the pet hotel is available daily during regular Zoo hours and is the ideal solution for guests traveling with pets since they are not permitted on grounds.

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  • OKC Zoo and Red Cross Blood Drive

    Sep 1st, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Center Parking Lot

    The Oklahoma City Zoo and the American Red Cross serving Oklahoma are working together to help save lives while providing ongoing opportunities for blood donors to give. For the remainder of the year, the Red Cross will host monthly blood drives at the OKC Zoo allowing Oklahomans the opportunity to come and donate blood and receive two vouchers good for admission to the OKC Zoo! Each voucher is good for one free admission ticket (adult, child or senior) to the Zoo. All blood drives will be held in the Zoo’s education center located at the east end of the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 1. On September 1, everyone who comes to donate will receive an aluminum water bottle from the Red Cross and free Sports Clips Haircut coupon in addition to a Zoo admission voucher!

    To learn more about donating blood and the requirements to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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  • ZooFUNd for Kids Scholarship Deadline

    Sep 1st, 2018
    All-day Event
    Online

    The Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS), a nonprofit organization supporting the OKC Zoo’s mission, provides scholarships to offset the cost of zoo education programs. These are available to pre-school through high school students, as well as youth and adult organizations meeting certain criteria. The deadline for 2018-2019 applications is Saturday, September 1, 2018Learn more about ZOOfriends’  ZOOfund for Kids program and submit an online application.

     

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  • Nature Explorers Preschool Begins

    Sep 4th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Conservation Center

    Using the Oklahoma City Zoo’s natural setting, Nature Explorers Preschool focuses on developing the “whole child” – through cognitive, physical, social, emotional, and creative development. Curriculum increases direct contact time with the outdoors through discoveries about the Zoo’s plants and animals. Children ages 3, 4 and 5 will have daily explorations on zoo grounds, interactions with animal ambassadors in the classroom and participate in special events.

    Enrollment Options:

    Option 1- Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 1pm

    Option 2- Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm

    Option 3- Add Friday to either option 1 or 2

    Program Fees:

    A $50 non-refundable enrollment fee is required to reserve your child's spot.

    $195/month for two-day preschool

    $245/month for three-day preschool

    The next preschool session begins Tuesday, September 4, 2018. To learn more or to enroll your preschooler, call (405) 425-0257.

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  • OKC Zoo Brings National Geographic's Photo Ark Exhibit by Joel Sartore to ZooZeum

    Sep 12th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo - ZooZeum

    World-renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore considers himself to be an animal ambassador, a voice for the voiceless – and he is. As the driving force behind National Geographic’s Photo Ark, Joel is on a quest to visually document our world’s animals before it’s too late. Since 2006, he has photographed more than 6,500 species as he traveled to zoos, aquariums, wildlife centers and private facilities to reveal the world’s most fragile biodiversity and speak about the significance of saving all wildlife. His breathtaking portraits inspire people to care about and help save these species while there’s still time.

    Beginning September 12, Oklahoma City Zoo guests can view Joel’s photographs in person when they visit the ZooZeum, the Zoo’s historical museum located by the elephant habitat. The Zoo will be showcasing nearly 40 photos from the Photo Ark project through mid-December. Zoo admission is required to visit the ZooZeum.

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  • OKC Zoo Family Overnight Program

    Sep 14th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    (Friday, September 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. the next morning)

    Komodo dragons, red pandas, and rhinos galore...our new Sanctuary Asia exhibit has a lot to explore! Join us for a journey across the Zoo in search of Asian animals. This overnight program features an educational program, themed craft, and night hike. Evening snack, light breakfast and Zoo admission the following day included. Ages: 4 and up. Parent must accompany children. Cost is $35/child and $20/adult.

    Register now: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/ngt-asian-adventure-family-overnight

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  • The Container Store Grand Opening Weekend Supports ZOOfriends, OKC Zoo

    Sep 15th, 2018
    All-day Event
    5644 N. Pennsylvania Ave., OKC, OK 73112

    The Oklahoma Zoological Society/ZOOfriends and the Oklahoma City Zoo have some exciting news! We're proud to announce that Oklahoma City's The Container Store, opening September 15, will be donating 10% of its Grand Opening Weekend sales to OKC ZOOfriends in support of the OKC Zoo! Come and shop Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 during regular store hours and support ZOOfriends and the OKC Zoo, and the animals too! The Container Store is located at N. Penn Ave. at Penn Square.

    https://www.containerstore.com/locations/showState.htm?state=OK

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  • The Container Store Grand Opening Weekend Supports ZOOfriends, OKC Zoo

    Sep 16th, 2018
    All-day Event
    5644 N. Pennsylvania Ave., OKC, OK 73112

    The Oklahoma Zoological Society/ZOOfriends and the Oklahoma City Zoo have some exciting news! We're proud to announce that Oklahoma City's The Container Store, opening September 15, will be donating 10% of its Grand Opening Weekend sales to OKC ZOOfriends in support of the OKC Zoo! Come and shop Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 during regular store hours and support ZOOfriends and the OKC Zoo, and the animals too! The Container Store is located at N. Penn Ave. at Penn Square.

    https://www.containerstore.com/locations/showState.htm?state=OK

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  • Red Coyote's Pack Pint Run

    Sep 20th, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
    OKC Zoo

    Red Coyote's popular Pack Pint Run is making tracks for the Oklahoma City Zoo. Join the pack on Thursday, September 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. for this unique run/walk event through the OKC Zoo’s beautiful grounds. There will be some wild scenery, and of course the event is free along with refreshments from COOP Ale Works served afterwards. Participants must be 21 to enjoy refreshments so do not forget your ID! Strollers are allowed at the event but no dogs, please. To learn more, click here.

     

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  • World Rhino Day Presented by Bob Moore Subaru

    Sep 21st, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Come and make a ruckus for rhinos during World Rhino Day presented by Bob Moore Subaru on Friday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Conservation information stations will be set up on grounds, where guests can learn how you can help save rhinos and their habitat. They may have thick skin, but it will take more than just their armor to protect them. Participation is free with Zoo admission. To learn more, visit www.okczoo.org.   

     

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  • World Gorilla Day Presented by Bob Moore Subaru

    Sep 24th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Bob Moore Subaru proudly presents World Gorilla Day at the Oklahoma City Zoo on Monday, September 24. Created by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI), World Gorilla Day provides the perfect platform for people to come together in celebrating gorillas, and more importantly, save these great apes. The OKC Zoo provides financial support to DFGFI. This money has been used to support operation of the Karisoke Research Center, which is the base for DFGFI’s field activities. Take action for gorillas, and visit the Zoo on World Gorilla Day. Learn what you can do to help protect endangered gorillas in the wild and their habitat from our conservation and animal experts. Activities are free with Zoo admission. To learn more, visit www.okczoo.org.

     

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  • ZOObrew

    Sep 28th, 2018
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Drink beer, save animals! Visit the OKC Zoo on Friday, September 28, 2018, from 7 to 10 p.m., for ZOOfriends’ annual fundraiser, ZOObrew. ZOObrew, now in its tenth year, is the Zoo's most anticipated fundraiser that combines food and beverages with music and fun for a wild cause – the OKC Zoo! During the event, patrons will enjoy unlimited beer tasting from more than 25 brewers, live music provided by Mike Hosty and fare from popular food trucks available for purchase. ZOObrew tickets are limited, so purchase your tickets now! Tickets are $40 for ZOOfriends members and $50 for nonmembers. Designated driver tickets are $20. Attendees must be 21 or older with a valid ID. No children are allowed. Tickets can be purchased at the ZOOfriends membership office, at zoofriends.org, or by phone at (405) 425-0618.

     

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  • OKC Zoo Red Cross Blood Drive

    Sep 29th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Center Parking Lot

    The Oklahoma City Zoo and the American Red Cross serving Oklahoma are working together to help save lives while providing ongoing opportunities for blood donors to give. For the remainder of the year, the Red Cross will host monthly blood drives at the OKC Zoo allowing Oklahomans the opportunity to come and donate blood and receive two vouchers good for admission to the OKC Zoo! Each voucher is good for one free admission ticket (adult, child or senior) to the Zoo. All blood drives will be held in the Zoo’s education center located at the east end of the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 1. On September 1, everyone who comes to donate will receive an aluminum water bottle from the Red Cross and free Sports Clips Haircut coupon in addition to a Zoo admission voucher!

    To learn more about donating blood and the requirements to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 1st, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 2nd, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 3rd, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 4th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 5th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 6th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • Monarch Madness 5K/Fun Run

    Oct 6th, 2018
    8:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo

    The OKC Zoo’s MONARCH MADNESS 5K / Fun Run is an officially timed, family-friendly run benefitting monarch butterfly conservation!

    The course wraps around Zoo lake and ends inside the Zoo, mimicking the monarch’s epic 3,000-mile winter migration. Runners will soar past Niagara Falls, Chicago, Nashville, Oklahoma City, San Antonio and flutter into Mexico.

    We encourage participants to wear their wings as they represent the migratory monarchs in this spectacular event!

    Register now: https://www.okczoo.org/monarch-madness

    This race will kick off the annual OKC Zoo Monarch Festival, also Saturday, October 6.

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  • Monarch Festival and Plant Sale

    Oct 6th, 2018
    9:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo
    OKC Zoo’s Monarch Festival and Plant Sale (Saturday, Oct. 6 / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.)
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  • OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 7th, 2018
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    NEW THIS YEAR, purchase your pumpkins at the Zoo and support conservation too. Pumpkins will be available for purchase Oct 1-31.
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  • Pumpkin Chomp & Stomp

    Oct 19th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo
    Pumpkin Chomp and Stomp (Friday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
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  • 35th Annual Haunt the Zoo

    Oct 20th, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    The state’s premier Halloween event, Haunt the Zoo, returns for its 35th year in October 2018! Join us Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21, Saturday 10/27 and Sunday 10/28 during regular Zoo hours for Halloween fun! Explore the Zoo, see the animals and trick-or-treat the Haunt the Zoo trail! More details coming soon.

    https://www.okczoo.org/haunt-the-zoo

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  • 35th Annual Haunt the Zoo

    Oct 21st, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    The state’s premier Halloween event, Haunt the Zoo, returns for its 35th year in October 2018! Join us Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21, Saturday 10/27 and Sunday 10/28 during regular Zoo hours for Halloween fun! Explore the Zoo, see the animals and trick-or-treat the Haunt the Zoo trail! More details coming soon.

    https://www.okczoo.org/haunt-the-zoo

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  • Haunt the Zoo - All Grown Up

    Oct 26th, 2018
    7:00pm - 11:55pm
    OKC Zoo

    We’re expanding the Haunt the Zoo legacy by throwing the state’s wildest adult Halloween party! On Friday, October 26, adults 21 and up are invited to the Zoo for an evening of ghoulish fun! Trick-or-treat the candy trail and enjoy drinks, dancing, games and prizes! Bring your costume "A-game"! More details coming soon.

    https://www.okczoo.org/haunt-the-zoo

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  • OKC Zoo Red Cross Blood Drive

    Oct 27th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Center Parking Lot

    The Oklahoma City Zoo and the American Red Cross serving Oklahoma are working together to help save lives while providing ongoing opportunities for blood donors to give. For the remainder of the year, the Red Cross will host monthly blood drives at the OKC Zoo allowing Oklahomans the opportunity to come and donate blood and receive two vouchers good for admission to the OKC Zoo! Each voucher is good for one free admission ticket (adult, child or senior) to the Zoo. All blood drives will be held in the Zoo’s education center located at the east end of the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 1. On September 1, everyone who comes to donate will receive an aluminum water bottle from the Red Cross and free Sports Clips Haircut coupon in addition to a Zoo admission voucher! Participation is free and appointments are not required. 

    To learn more about donating blood and the requirements to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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  • Haunt the Zoo

    Oct 27th, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    The state’s premier Halloween event, Haunt the Zoo, returns for its 35th year in October 2018! Join us Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21, Saturday 10/27 and Sunday 10/28 during regular Zoo hours for Halloween fun! Explore the Zoo, see the animals and trick-or-treat the Haunt the Zoo trail! 

    https://www.okczoo.org/haunt-the-zoo

     

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  • Haunt the Zoo

    Oct 28th, 2018
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    The state’s premier Halloween event, Haunt the Zoo, returns for its 35th year in October 2018! Join us Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21, Saturday 10/27 and Sunday 10/28 during regular Zoo hours for Halloween fun! Explore the Zoo, see the animals and trick-or-treat the Haunt the Zoo trail! 

    https://www.okczoo.org/haunt-the-zoo

     

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  • OKC Zoo Red Cross Blood Drive

    Nov 24th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Center Parking Lot

    The Oklahoma City Zoo and the American Red Cross serving Oklahoma are working together to help save lives while providing ongoing opportunities for blood donors to give. For the remainder of the year, the Red Cross will host monthly blood drives at the OKC Zoo allowing Oklahomans the opportunity to come and donate blood and receive two vouchers good for admission to the OKC Zoo! Each voucher is good for one free admission ticket (adult, child or senior) to the Zoo. All blood drives will be held in the Zoo’s education center located at the east end of the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 1. On September 1, everyone who comes to donate will receive an aluminum water bottle from the Red Cross and free Sports Clips Haircut coupon in addition to a Zoo admission voucher! Participation is free and appointments are not required.

    To learn more about donating blood and the requirements to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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  • OKC Zoo Red Cross Blood Drive

    Dec 22nd, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Center Parking Lot

    The Oklahoma City Zoo and the American Red Cross serving Oklahoma are working together to help save lives while providing ongoing opportunities for blood donors to give. For the remainder of the year, the Red Cross will host monthly blood drives at the OKC Zoo allowing Oklahomans the opportunity to come and donate blood and receive two vouchers good for admission to the OKC Zoo! Each voucher is good for one free admission ticket (adult, child or senior) to the Zoo. All blood drives will be held in the Zoo’s education center located at the east end of the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 1. On September 1, everyone who comes to donate will receive an aluminum water bottle from the Red Cross and free Sports Clips Haircut coupon in addition to a Zoo admission voucher! Participation is free and appointments are not required.

    To learn more about donating blood and the requirements to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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