Save the Jaguar 5K: Saturday, September 1, 7:30a-9a
Run or walk to help save jaguars at our Save the Jaguar 5K, sponsored by Jaguar Palm Beach. Every runner receives a tech-style T-shirt available in men’s and women’s sizes. All registrations also include Zoo admission, so be sure to visit Fiona, Zooka, or Izel, in the Jaguar Habitat sponsored by Jaguar Palm Beach. A portion of the proceeds supports our partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society to protect jaguars & their habitat at the Madidi-Tambopata Landscape in Bolivia. Advance online registration is open thru noon on August 31. https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/save-the-jaguar-5k-2018
Kids Free Labor Day Weekend: Friday, August 31 – Monday, September 3
It’s our 5th annual KIDS FREE LABOR DAY WEEKEND! To celebrate all of South Florida’s hard-working parents, kids under 13 years of age receive FREE admission with a paid, regular-price, adult admission. (Limit 6 free child admissions per paid adult). Children under 3-years-old are always free. *Offer cannot be combined with additional discounts
Noisy Neighbors DJ’s will be spinning fun music in the Fountain Plaza 10am-3pm Saturday through Monday!
This year we’ve also added the FPL Cooling Station on Monday.
You’ll find the Cooling Station in the Fountain Plaza and there’s no charge for your instant cool down!
Brew 2 At The Zoo: Saturday, September 22, 5:30p–9p
Sample amazing craft beers from 25 South Florida breweries. There’s live music and great food available. This is a 21 and older event, no exceptions. Advance ticket purchase required. https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/brew-2-at-the-zoo-2018
Book a Behind-the-Scenes Animal Experience
Get up close and personal with the coolest animals in the world when you reserve your once-in-a-lifetime and exclusive experience! Meet capybara sisters, Wilbur the sloth, koalas Oz & Katerine, Aldabra tortoises, Giant anteaters, try our ‘creepy cool’ reptile experience, or mingle with flamingos! https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/animal-experiences
Girl Scout Badge Programs are Back!
Is your Girl Scout looking to fulfill badge requirements? Then come have a wild time at the zoo, and earn a badge too! In partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida programs are available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes. Badge Workshops & Journeys may include animal encounters, behind the scenes tours, guided ground tours, crafts, themed activities, and admission to the zoo. Overnight programs include up-close animal encounters, a nocturnal tour, crafts, themed activities, pizza, and a continental breakfast. All programs meet badge requirements. Pre-registration is required. https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/GSSEF
The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches is home to over 550 animals and exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org