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  • Party for the Planet®/Earth Day

    Apr 20th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Spring into action this Earth Day and learn how you can help protect on our planet and its wildlife, wild places. Hands on volunteer activities for all ages, information stations and an interactive scavenger safari with a prize for kids 11 and under. This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • Garden Tour

    Apr 20th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Garden Tours feature historic trees of merit at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 10am.

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  • Plant Sale: Tree Sale

    Apr 26th, 2019
    9:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza

    Plant & Tree Sale in the OKC Zoo Entry Plaza from 9am to 5pm.

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  • Garden Tour

    Apr 26th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    National Arbor Day Garden Tours feature historic trees of merit at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 10am.

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  • Garden Demonstration: Redbud Planting

    Apr 26th, 2019
    11:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo

    Redbud Tree planting demonstration at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 11am.

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  • Safari Soirée

    Apr 26th, 2019
    7:00pm - 11:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Go wild at night for a great cause! Safari Soirée, ZOOfriends’ signature fundraising event in support of the OKC Zoo, is a nighttime event featuring fabulous food, exotic drinks, rare animal experiences and live music – flashlights provided! Must be 21 or older to attend. To learn more, visit zoofriends.org

     

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  • Girl Scouts: Cadette Eco-Trekker Badge Workshop

    Apr 27th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    HOSTED BY OKC ZOO!

    Every trip you take outdoors is a wonderful opportunity to take care of our environment. At the OKC Zoo, they will help you learn how to treat outdoor spaces with kindness as you earn your complete badge.*

    Click here to register!

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  • Safe Kids Day

    May 4th, 2019
    9:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Safe Kids Day is a time to celebrate kids and take action to protect them on the road, at home and at play! Join us for a full day of family activities at the OKC Zoo including a Safety Scavenger Safari for kids.

     

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  • Cub Club: Loyal Lions

    May 9th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Let out your biggest ROAR with our lions at the OKC Zoo.  We’ll pounce on in to learn about where lion families like to live, what they like to snack on, and what makes them so loyal through activities, story time, crafting, and a guided Zoo tour.

    REGISTER NOW: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/tut-cub-club-loyal-lions-may-2019

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  • Spring Pollinator Plant Sale

    May 10th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • ZOOfriends' Ostrich Egg Breakfast

    May 11th, 2019
    8:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Rise and shine for the Zoo’s most anticipated family event, Ostrich Egg Breakfast. Enjoy early hours at the Zoo and feast on all-you-can-eat breakfast treats. Tickets range from $10-15 per person plus, special event T-shirts available. Tickets on sale April 1, 2019. To learn more, visit zoofriends.org.

     

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  • Spring Pollinator Plant Sale

    May 11th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • Spring Pollinator Plant Sale

    May 12th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • Garden Demonstrations

    May 14th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden demonstration at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 10am.

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  • Water Conservation Workshop

    May 15th, 2019
    9:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center Auditorium

    Plants need water to grow and thrive, and the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden strives to utilize this valuable resource efficiently. The program will highlight water-efficient plant materials and irrigation technology used by the Zoo plus, a presentation on drought tolerant plant choices for Oklahoma. Participants will then complete a walking tour of the Zoo’s Butterfly Garden, picnic grove, Oklahoma Trails habitat, and the water conservation garden. Zoo horticulture staff, master gardeners and Oklahoma State University extension personnel will be on hand at each garden location to discuss the exhibits and answer questions. Kid-friendly activities will also be provided at each stop on the tour. 

    This program is held in cooperation with the Oklahoma State University Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, the Oklahoma County Extension office and the Oklahoma City Utilities Department. 

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  • Cub Club: Loyal Lions

    May 16th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Let out your biggest ROAR with our lions at the OKC Zoo.  We’ll pounce on in to learn about where lion families like to live, what they like to snack on, and what makes them so loyal through activities, story time, crafting, and a guided Zoo tour.

    REGISTER NOW: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/tut-cub-club-loyal-lions-may-2019

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  • Endangered Species Day

    May 17th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Together, let’s connect with, care for and conserve wildlife. Learn what the Zoo is doing to help save animals from extinction. You’ll discover ways you can help, too. Activity stations will be located throughout the Zoo. This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

    May 17th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • Garden Tour

    May 18th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • BGCI Plant Conservation Day

    May 18th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
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  • Garden Demonstration: Endangered Cacti

    May 18th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • World Turtle Day

    May 23rd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
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  • Family Overnight - ZOO Done It?!

    May 24th, 2019
    7:00pm - 11:55pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Mischief is afoot! One of our animal ambassadors ransacked our classroom looking for their favorite snack. Use your investigative skills to examine the crime scene, narrow down the suspects, find the culprit and solve our “Zoo Done It” mystery!

    REGISTER NOW: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/ngt-zoo-done-it-family-overnight-55419-7pm

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  • Whooping Crane Day

    May 28th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Fly out to the OKC Zoo to learn about and celebrate these amazing birds. Additional details to come. 

     

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  • Adults Only Overnight - ZOO Done It?!

    May 31st, 2019
    7:00pm - 11:55pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Enjoy a night on the wild side and explore the OKC Zoo after dark.  Do you have what it takes to navigate the zoo, collect the clues, and solve our animal mystery?

    THIS EVENT IS FOR ADULTS 21 AND OVER.

    REGISTER NOW:  https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/ngt-zoo-done-it-adult-overnight-53119-7pm

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  • Plant Sale: Cactus/Succulent

    Jun 1st, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • Plant Sale: Cactus/Succulent

    Jun 2nd, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • World Oceans Day

    Jun 8th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Dive in! World Oceans Day is a global celebration that provides a unique opportunity to learn about, help protect and conserve the world’s oceans and waterways. This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • Cub Club: Galloping Gazelles

    Jun 13th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Gallop on in to this month’s cub club to learn about some of the zoo’s newest residents.  Last September, the Zoo welcomed 3 critically endangered Addra gazelles and we are going to learn all about them through activities, story time, crafting, and a guided Zoo tour. 

    REGISTER NOW: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/tut-cub-club-galloping-gazelles-june-2019

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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

    Jun 19th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden Tours featuring pollinator habitats at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at the Butterfly Garden at 10am.

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  • Garden Demonstration: Pollinator Habitat Milkweed Planting

    Jun 19th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden demonstration: Pollinator Habitat Milkweek Planting at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 10am.

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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

    Jun 20th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden Tours featuring pollinator habitats at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at the Butterfly Garden at 10am.

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  • Garden Demonstration: Pollinator Habitat Milkweed Planting

    Jun 20th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden demonstration: Pollinator Habitat Milkweek Planting at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 10am.

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  • Cub Club: Galloping Gazelles

    Jun 20th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Gallop on in to this month’s cub club to learn about some of the zoo’s newest residents.  Last September, the Zoo welcomed 3 critically endangered Addra gazelles and we are going to learn all about them through activities, story time, crafting, and a guided Zoo tour. 

    REGISTER NOW: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/tut-cub-club-galloping-gazelles-june-2019

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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

    Jun 21st, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden Tours featuring pollinator habitats at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at the Butterfly Garden at 10am.

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  • Garden Demonstration: Pollinator Habitat Milkweed Planting

    Jun 21st, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo Butterfly Garden

    Garden demonstration: Pollinator Habitat Milkweek Planting at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botantical Garden.

    Free event. Meet at Guest Services in the Entry Plaza at 10am.

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  • World Giraffe Day

    Jun 21st, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    The OKC Zoo and you–standing tall for giraffe conservation. Additional details to come. 

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  • Blood Drive - Red Cross

    Jun 29th, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    As a thank you, those who come to donate will receive two free vouchers to the Zoo.

    As a national network, the Red Cross helps ensure blood is available for patients whenever and wherever it is needed. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country and couldn’t fulfill its mission without partners like the Oklahoma City Zoo.

    https://www.redcross.org/local/oklahoma.html

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  • Sales Tax Appreciation Day - Free Admission

    Jul 9th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Held annually on the second Tuesday of July, in recognition of Oklahoma City citizens passing a 1/8 of a cent dedicated sales tax to the Zoo in 1990, admission to the Zoo is free for guests of all ages.

     

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  • World Chimp Day

    Jul 14th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Join us for this special day dedicated to chimpanzees. Learn more aboutthese amazing animals and what the Zoo is doing to protect them, and how you can help. Additional details to come.

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  • International Cat Day

    Aug 8th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Join us to learn about and celebrate cats. Additional details to come. 

     

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  • World Elephant Day

    Aug 12th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Join the herd to learn about and celebrate elephants. Additional details to come.

     

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  • Blood Drive - Red Cross

    Aug 24th, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    As a thank you, those who come to donate will receive two free vouchers to the Zoo.

    As a national network, the Red Cross helps ensure blood is available for patients whenever and wherever it is needed. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country and couldn’t fulfill its mission without partners like the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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  • OKC Zoo’s Monarch Madness 5K/Fun Run

    Sep 14th, 2019
    7:30am - 10:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Run, so they can fly! The Zoo’s Monarch Madness 5K and one-mile Fun Run, is a wild fundraising run benefiting local monarch butterfly conservation. The officially timed course simulates the 4,000k migration monarchs make from Canada to Mexico for the winter with themed water stops along the trail. Visit www.okczoo.org to learn more.

     

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  • Monarch Festival

    Sep 14th, 2019
    9:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo

    Celebrate the beauty and wonder of monarchs with the Zoo. Together, we can save monarchs from their plight in the wild. Fun activities, information stations, garden tours, art vendors and more! This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • World Cassoway/Red Panda Day

    Sep 22nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
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  • ZOOfriends' ZOObrew

    Sep 27th, 2019
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Drink beer, save animals! ZOOfriends’ annual fundraiser, ZOObrew, is the Zoo's most anticipated fundraiser that combines food and beverages with music and fun for a wild cause–the OKC Zoo! Patrons will enjoy tasting over 200 beers, great food and live music. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets on sale August 14. To learn more, visit zoofriends.org.

     

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  • Annual Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 1st, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
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  • Annual Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 2nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
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  • Annual Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 3rd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
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  • Annual Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 4th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
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  • World Animal Day

    Oct 4th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Join us as we celebrate the Zoo’s animal family and all of the world’s wildlife, wild places. Additional details to come. 

     

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  • Annual Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 5th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
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  • Pumpkin and Gourd Decorating

    Oct 5th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo
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  • Annual Pumpkin Drive

    Oct 6th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
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  • Blood Drive - Red Cross

    Oct 12th, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    As a thank you, those who come to donate will receive two free vouchers to the Zoo.

    As a national network, the Red Cross helps ensure blood is available for patients whenever and wherever it is needed. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country and couldn’t fulfill its mission without partners like the Oklahoma City Zoo.

    https://www.redcross.org/local/oklahoma.html

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  • Pumpkin Chomp and Stomp Enrichment Event

    Oct 18th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Watch as the Zoo’s animals enjoy enriching and edible pumpkin treats prepared for them by their caretakers. Chomp and Stomp schedules available at Guest Services. This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • World Okapi Day

    Oct 18th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Conservationists of all ages will enjoy learning more about okapi and efforts being made locally and globally to protect them. Additional details to come. 
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  • 36th Annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween

    Oct 19th, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Haunt the Zoo for Halloween, Oklahoma’s favorite Halloween event is bigger and better than ever with festive activities and trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo during the day. Mark the calendar for the last two weekends of October and get ready for a Halloween adventure like no other! Additional fees apply.

     

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  • 36th Annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween

    Oct 20th, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Haunt the Zoo for Halloween, Oklahoma’s favorite Halloween event is bigger and better than ever with festive activities and trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo during the day. Mark the calendar for the last two weekends of October and get ready for a Halloween adventure like no other! Additional fees apply.

     

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  • Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up

    Oct 25th, 2019
    7:00pm - 11:55pm
    OKC Zoo

    The OKC Zoo invites you to the state’s wildest seasonal party for adults–Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up! Adults 21-and-up will enjoy an evening of ghoulish fun with games (plus, prizes), a DJ, dancing, goodie bags and more. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Net proceeds from the event will fund the OKC Zoo’s ongoing education and conservation programs.

     

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  • 36th Annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween

    Oct 26th, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo
    Haunt the Zoo for Halloween, Oklahoma’s favorite Halloween event is bigger and better than ever with festive activities and trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo during the day. Mark the calendar for the last two weekends of October and get ready for a Halloween adventure like no other! Additional fees apply.
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  • 36th Annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween

    Oct 27th, 2019
    9:00am - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo
    Haunt the Zoo for Halloween, Oklahoma’s favorite Halloween event is bigger and better than ever with festive activities and trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo during the day. Mark the calendar for the last two weekends of October and get ready for a Halloween adventure like no other! Additional fees apply.
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  • Give for Gorillas Cell Phone Challenge Kickoff

    Nov 1st, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Answer the call to save gorillas. The Zoo is looking to the community-at-large to help save gorillas by donating old used cell phones to the Give for Gorillas Cell Phone Challenge. Learn more at okczoo.org

     

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  • National Bison Day

    Nov 2nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
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  • Orangutan Caring Week Kick-Off

    Nov 11th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
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  • Veterans Day

    Nov 11th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    For all you do, the Zoo salutes you! The Zoo is proud to offer free admission to all active duty, active reserves and retirees on Veteran’sDay. Military ID or proof of service is required.

     

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  • Thanksgiving Day - Zoo Closed

    Nov 22nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28):  The Zoo is closed.
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  • Holiday Wreath Class

    Dec 7th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo
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  • Santa Delivers

    Dec 13th, 2019
    10:30am - Noon
    OKC Zoo

    Santa will visit the OKC Zoo and deliver “wild” gifts to some of the animals. Guests are welcome to take pictures with Santa and enjoy free hot chocolate (while supplies last). This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • Christmas Day

    Dec 25th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
    Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25):  The Zoo is closed.
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