What’s new at the Palm Beach Zoo for May 2018?

Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for May 2018:

Food Truck Safari: Saturday, May 12, 4:30p-9:00p

Food Truck Safari is sponsored by FPL SolarNow™! Explore the whole Zoo while you enjoy great eats from some of Palm Beach County’s best gourmet food trucks.  There’s live music, a cash bar, and a local brewery tap-takeover. https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/food-truck-safari-2018

 

Stacey Konwiser Memorial Save the Tiger 5K: Saturday, May 19, 7:30a-9:00a

It’s estimated that there are fewer than 250 Malayan tigers left in the wild. Proceeds from this RUN/WALK help support our partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Every runner gets a tech-style, short-sleeve, polyester, running shirt available in men’s and women’s sizes. palmbeachzoo.org/ save-the-tiger-5k-2018

Roar & Pour: Saturday, May 26, 4:30p-9:00p

The whole Zoo is open to explore with Roar & Pour admission (the 4th Saturday, May – August) starting at 4:30pm, sponsored by FPL SolarNow™! The Summer Grill opens at 5:00pm with burgers and hotdogs. The Tiki Bar also opens at 5:00pm with beer, wine and a local beer tap-takeover!

 

Brand New ‘Creepy Cool’ Behind-the-Scenes Experience 

Are you an adventure seeker? Do you like reptiles? Get up close and personal during this unique behind-the-scenes tour with our sssslithering, scaly, and slimy friends! REGISTER NOW! palmbeachzoo.org/creepy-cool-experience

 

Feed The Lorikeets (daily from 10:00am-4:30pm )

Explore the up close and personal escapades of these dynamic birds in our BRAND NEW Lorikeet Loft (from 10:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m. daily).  Nectar pricing (not included with Zoo membership or admission) — $2 per cup or 3 cups for $5.

Snooza-pa-ZOO-za Family Overnight: Friday, May 25, 7:00p-May 26, 8:30a

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with an overnight at the Zoo! It’s going to be WILD! Program Includes: Animal Encounters, Nocturnal Tour, Themed Activities, and so much more!! https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/family-overnights

 

Summer Zoo Camp: June 4 – August 10

Come for one week or the entire summer from 8:30am-4pm! Each week offers a unique wildlife theme featuring zoo keeping activities, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts, enriching conservation education activities, & interactive fountain time. Enjoy up-close animal encounters, animal exhibit visits, crafts, games, and much more! https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/zoo-camp

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