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  • School's Out Day Camps: Mysteries of Mythical Creatures

    Mar 21st, 2019
    8:30am - 5:15pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Snacks provided, but campers must bring their lunch. Cost per child per day: $40 (ZOOfriends member) $45 full day (non-member). Ages: 4-11 years.

    Advanced registration and payment required. Drop-off is 8:00am-8:30am. Camp runs from 8:30 am-5:15pm.

    From one horned animals to meat eating plants, unlock the mysteries of these mythical creatures.  Put your investigative skills to the test as we explore the truth behind these magnificent beasts and the animals (and plants) that helped inspired their legends.

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  • Cub Club: Monkey Madness

    Mar 21st, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Bring your little cub as we learn about zoo animals through lessons, crafts, discovery stations, and/or guided zoo tours. Click on the links below to register.

    • Time: 10:00am-11:00am

    • Price per child/adult pair: $12/member, $15/non- member

    • Age limit: 2-5 years

    Monkey Madness: At this month’s cub club we’ll swing through the trees to discover what it’s like in a day of the life of a monkey through lessons, crafts, and a guided zoo tour.

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  • School's Out Day Camps: Mysteries of Mythical Creatures

    Mar 22nd, 2019
    8:30am - 5:15pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Snacks provided, but campers must bring their lunch. Cost per child per day: $40 (ZOOfriends member) $45 full day (non-member). Ages: 4-11 years.

    Advanced registration and payment required. Drop-off is 8:00am-8:30am. Camp runs from 8:30 am-5:15pm.

    From one horned animals to meat eating plants, unlock the mysteries of these mythical creatures.  Put your investigative skills to the test as we explore the truth behind these magnificent beasts and the animals (and plants) that helped inspired their legends.

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  • Garden Tour

    Mar 25th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Garden Tours featuring 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: Tree Planting

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

    Tree planting 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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  • Garden Tour

    Mar 27th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Garden Tours featuring 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: Tree Planting

    Mar 28th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Tree planting 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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  • Garden Tour

    Mar 29th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    Garden Tours featuring 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

    Mar 29th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    See what's in store at the first plant sale of the year at the OKC Zoo's Entry Plaza!

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  • Plant Sale

    Mar 30th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    See what's in store at the first plant sale of the year at the OKC Zoo's Entry Plaza!

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  • Read Across Oklahoma

    Apr 9th, 2019
    9:00am - 1:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Little ones find the fun and enjoyment in reading through interactive activities, special story time sessions and more! The first 1,000 children will receive a free book. This event is free with Zoo admission.

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  • Brainy Beasts Trivia Night

    Apr 11th, 2019
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Put your thinking caps on at the inaugural Brainy Beasts Trivia Night hosted by ZOOtroop in Sanctuary Asia at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Grab a group of your friends to test your trivia knowledge on all things animal related! The lucky winner will take home more than bragging rights. Local gifts and treats will be raffled off too!

    More information: http://www.zoofriends.org/default.aspx?p=140953&evtid=1329910:4/11/2019

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  • Easter Animal Enrichment Event

    Apr 12th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    It’s a “hoppy” enrichment day at the Zoo. Select Zoo animals will enjoy special Easter themed treats. This event is free with Zoo admission.

     

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  • Blood Drive - Red Cross

    Apr 13th, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    As a thank you, those who come 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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  • Garden Demonstration: Composting

    Apr 20th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza

    As part of Party for the Planet, learn how to properly compost to create healthy soil for your plants. 

    This demonstration will take place in the OKC Zoo Entry Plaza from 9am to 5pm.

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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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  • Party for the Planet®/Earth Day

    Apr 20th, 2019
    11:00am - 3:00pm
    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 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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  • Plant Sale

    Apr 26th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

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

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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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  • Garden Tour

    Apr 27th, 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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  • Plant Sale

    Apr 27th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

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

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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.*

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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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  • 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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  • Drought Tolerant Plant Seminar

    May 15th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo
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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

    May 15th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Entry Plaza
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  • Garden Demonstrations

    May 16th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo

    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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  • 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 - 11:00am
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

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

    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

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

    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

    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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  • Garden Tour: Pollinator Habitats

    Jun 22nd, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    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 22nd, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    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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  • 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.

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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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  • Shark Day

    Jul 14th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Make a splash for shark conservation while learning more about these amazing, misunderstood creatures. Additional details to come. 

     

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  • World Lion Day

    Aug 10th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Join us to learn about and celebrate lions. 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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  • International Orangutan Day

    Aug 19th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Swing out to the Zoo to learn about orangutans and what the Zoo is doing to protect them, and how you can help. 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.

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

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  • International Vulture Awareness Day

    Sep 3rd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Fly out to the Zoo to learn about and celebrate vultures. Additional details to come. 

     

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  • Great Apes Day

    Sep 9th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

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

     

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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 Rhino Day

    Sep 22nd, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo
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  • World Gorilla Day

    Sep 24th, 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 Planting

    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.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • International Cheetah Day

    Dec 4th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Conservationists of all ages will enjoy learning more about cheetahs and efforts being made locally and globally to protect them. Additional details to come.

     

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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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