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  • Planting for Pollinators Workshop

    Jun 17th, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center Auditorium

    Celebrate National Pollinator Week in the Zoo’s Botanical Garden and learn what you can do to help pollinators from your own backyard! Monarch and other pollinator populations are declining drastically because of habitat loss and actions that compromise our native flora. Come and learn what you can do to help at this informative presentation led by our Oklahoma County Extension Master Gardener experts highlighting Oklahoma gardening that supports our pollinators. The presentation will be followed by a tour of our butterfly and pollinator habitat by Horticultural Curator, Lance Swearengin. The Zoo maintains one of the largest Monarch Waystations in the state, which includes native nectar and milkweed plantings. This is the perfect time of year to participate in this special tour of our butterfly and pollinator habitat. The Zoo’s horticulture team will be on hand in the garden to answer questions. All ages are welcome. Registration is $8 for members and $9 for non-members.

    REGISTER NOW: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/hort-planting-for-pollinators

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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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  • Date Nights at the OKC Zoo | Pride Night

    Jun 20th, 2019
    6:00pm - 10:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    Thursday, June 20 is PRIDE NIGHT!

    DATE NIGHTS at the OKC Zoo offer an unforgettable experience every Thursday evening in June (June 6, June 13, June 20/Pride Date Night and June 27) from 6 to 10 p.m. Almost the entire Zoo will be open for couples 21-and-older to explore together, enjoying beautiful Oklahoma sunsets with a multitude of things to do! In addition to exploring wildlife at dusk, DATE NIGHT attendees can enjoy a sea lion and elephant presentation, dance lessons, karaoke, outdoor games and special keeper chats with Zoo animal experts who will share the unique courting rituals of some of our most popular animals. Culinary creations will be available for purchase at Lotus Pavilion, as well as selections from a special outdoor grille by the Zoo’s Devon picnic grounds. Ticket pricing is $60 (couple package); $35 (single package); and $20 (singe ticket-no drinks) and includes: event admission, two drink tickets per person and access to all activities.

    To learn more and purchase your tickets, click here.

     

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  • World Giraffe Day Presented by Bob Moore Subaru

    Jun 21st, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    On June 21, World Giraffe Day, show your love for the longest-necked animal, on the longest day of the year! Make plans to visit the Oklahoma City Zoo on Friday, June 21 to participate in World Giraffe Day presented by Bob Moore Subaru. Initiated by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, this worldwide event raises awareness and support for giraffe which are endangered in the wild. On World Giraffe Day, Zoo guests will enjoy a variety of event activities happening near the giraffe habitat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet our animal and conservation experts to learn more about what the Zoo is doing to protect giraffes and their habitat, and how you can help.

    Wild giraffe populations have declined over the last 30 years due to habitat destruction and poaching. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums recognized that giraffes were in need of conservation action and created the Giraffe SAFE (Saving Animals from Extinction) program in 2017. The OKC Zoo is proud to be a Giraffe SAFE partner committed to providing annual financial support for giraffe conservation programs in Africa and promote public awareness about the plight of wild giraffes. World Giraffe Day activities are free with Zoo admission.

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  • Drafts for Giraffes

    Jun 21st, 2019
    5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Fassler Hall - OKC

    The Oklahoma City Zoo invites you to gather the herd and head to Fassler Hall for Drafts for Giraffes, an event benefiting giraffe conservation. On Friday, June 21, Fassler Hall (421 NW 10th Street, OKC) will donate 20% of all food and beverage sales from 5 p.m. through 9 p.m. in support of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, an international science-based conservation organization that provides innovative approaches to save giraffe in the wild. OKC Zoo animal and conservation experts will be in attendance to answer questions about giraffes and the conservation work being done to protect them. Fassler Hall is family-friendly and welcomes dogs in their outdoor patio space. Come enjoy a tall draft and help giraffes!

     

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  • Weird Al Yankovic at Zoo Amp

    Jun 21st, 2019
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Zoo Amphitheatre

    “Weird Al” Yankovic
    Strings Attached

    The Zoo Amphitheatre
    VIP Reserved Seating Sections and General Admission Lawn
    Gates open at 7pm

    https://thezooamphitheatre.com/event/weird-al-yankovic/

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  • PROWLERS: After-Hours Family Events

    Jun 21st, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Enjoy a night on the prowl as you explore the Zoo like animals do! Learn about nocturnal animal features through activities, like trying on echolocation ears and using night vision binoculars. Heighten your senses and experience the wildest side of the Zoo.

    Price: $12 for members, $15 for non-members. Ages 4 & up. 

    Register now: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/ngt-prowlers-family-events

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  • Date Nights at the OKC Zoo

    Jun 27th, 2019
    6:00pm - 10:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    DATE NIGHTS at the OKC Zoo offer an unforgettable experience every Thursday evening in June (June 6, June 13, June 20/Pride Date Night and June 27) from 6 to 10 p.m. Almost the entire Zoo will be open for couples 21-and-older to explore together, enjoying beautiful Oklahoma sunsets with a multitude of things to do! In addition to exploring wildlife at dusk, DATE NIGHT attendees can enjoy a sea lion and elephant presentation, dance lessons, karaoke, outdoor games and special keeper chats with Zoo animal experts who will share the unique courting rituals of some of our most popular animals. Culinary creations will be available for purchase at Lotus Pavilion, as well as selections from a special outdoor grille by the Zoo’s Devon picnic grounds. Ticket pricing is $60 (couple package); $35 (single package); and $20 (singe ticket-no drinks) and includes: event admission, two drink tickets per person and access to all activities.

    To learn more and purchase your tickets, click here.

     

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  • PROWLERS: After-Hours Family Event

    Jun 28th, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Enjoy a night on the prowl as you explore the Zoo like animals do! Learn about nocturnal animal features through activities, like trying on echolocation ears and using night vision binoculars. Heighten your senses and experience the wildest side of the Zoo.

    Price: $12 for members, $15 for non-members. Ages 4 & up. 

    Register now: https://okczooeducationdepartment.regfox.com/ngt-prowlers-family-events

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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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  • ZOOfriends Capture the Wild Photo Contest Kick Off

    Jul 1st, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    ZOOfriends Capture the Wild Photo Contest (Monday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 31)

     

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  • American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Jul 6th, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    American Red Cross Blood Drive at the OKC Zoo (Saturday, July 6 / 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.): To learn more, visit www.redcrossblood.org

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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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  • Young The Giant at Zoo Amp

    Jul 9th, 2019
    6:30pm - 10:00pm
    Zoo Amphitheatre

    YOUNG THE GIANT + FITZ & THE TANTRUMS
    North American Tour 2019
    with Special Guest COIN
    (**Special guests are subject to change)
    The Zoo Amphitheatre

    https://thezooamphitheatre.com/event/young-the-giant-fitz-the-tantrums/

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  • World Chimp Day

    Jul 14th, 2019
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    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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  • Bowling for Rhinos

    Jul 27th, 2019
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Heritage Lanes, OKC

    Take part in Bowling for Rhinos, the OKC Zoo’s annual conservation fundraiser, and help save wild rhino populations with the roll of a bowling ball! Hosted by the Oklahoma City Zoo's chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers, Bowling for Rhinos is a family-friendly event where all proceeds will benefit rhino conservation in Asia and Africa. Event details and registration information: https://www.facebook.com/events/304207393804983/

     

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  • Alice Cooper & Halestorm at Zoo Amp

    Jul 28th, 2019
    6:30pm - 10:00pm
    Zoo Amphitheatre

    DCF Concerts Presents
    Alice Cooper / Halestorm
    with Motionless In White
    (**Special guests are subject to change)
     

    https://thezooamphitheatre.com/event/alice-cooper-halestorm/

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  • Bush & Live at Zoo Amp

    Aug 1st, 2019
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Zoo Amphitheatre

    DCF Concerts presents
    BUSH / LIVE
    The Altimate Tour
    with special guest Our Lady Peace
    (**Special guests are subject to change)
    The Zoo Amphitheatre
    All tickets are General Admission.
    VIP PIT is standing room only.
    **A VIP PIT ticket includes entry to the show and access to the VIP 

    Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

    https://thezooamphitheatre.com/event/bush-live/

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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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  • Casey Donahew at Zoo Amp

    Aug 23rd, 2019
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Zoo Amphitheatre

    DCF Concerts presents
    CASEY DONAHEW
    with Special Guest Jason Boland & the Stragglers, Flatland Cavalry and Giovannie & the Hired Guns
    (**Special guests are subject to change)

    Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

    https://thezooamphitheatre.com/event/casey-donahew/

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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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  • 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 Cassowary/Red Panda Day

    Sep 21st, 2019
    All-day Event
    Details to come!
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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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  • 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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