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Special Events Calendar

  • Senior Safari

    Oct 5th, 2016
    10:00am - 2:00pm

    The Professional Network on Aging is partnering with the Memphis Zoo to bring you another Senior Safari. Seniors age 55 and up will receive free parking, tram rides and admission to the Zoo with entertainment in the Primate Pavilion and special stations throughout the Zoo! 

    • Admission, tram rides and parking are free for seniors 55 and up. 
    • More than 50 vendors will be on hand providing access to resources for seniors, including healthy living, government services, financial planning, housing, home repair, insurance and much more. 
    • Entertainment will take place at the Primate Pavilion. Acts include Donna Wolf, the Peace Makers, Dare & Walley and the Jim Mahanna Band.
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  • AAZK's Breakfast with the Keepers – Zambezi

    Oct 15th, 2016
    8:00am - 9:30am
    Zambezi River Hippo Camp

    Breakfast with Zambezi Keepers

    Saturday October 15,
    8am to 9:30 a.m.
    To purchase tickets, click here. 

    Please join us for our last breakfast event of the year. We will take a walk through Zambezi and see some of the animals that are the newest to the Memphis Zoo. After enjoying our animal encounters, we invite you to sit down to breakfast and visit with the keepers who care for these magnificent creatures. Our last big AAZK event of the year is definitely one you won't want to miss!

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  • Winter Hours Begin

    Oct 17th, 2016
    All-day Event

    The Zoo switches to Winter Hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) on October 21.

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  • Zoo Boo

    Start: Oct 21, 2016
    End: Oct 23, 2016

    OCTOBER 21-23, 27-31

    5:30-9:30 P.M.

    Advance tickets: $10/members; $13/nonmembers
    Day of event tickets: $12/members; $15/nonmembers

    Click here to purchase tickets

    It's never too early to start planning your trip to Zoo Boo! From hayrides to candy stations to straw mazes, you won't want to miss this SPOOK-tacular Halloween event. Zoo Boo is fun for ghosts and goblins of all ages, and now with EIGHT nights of frights, there is even more Boo to enjoy! Don't forget about our Virtual Costume Contest!

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  • Zoo Boo

    Start: Oct 27, 2016
    End: Oct 31, 2016

    OCTOBER 21-23, 27-31

    5:30-9:30 P.M.

    Advance tickets: $10/members; $13/nonmembers
    Day of event tickets: $12/members; $15/nonmembers

    Click here to purchase tickets

    It's never too early to start planning your trip to Zoo Boo! From hayrides to candy stations to straw mazes, you won't want to miss this SPOOK-tacular Halloween event. Zoo Boo is fun for ghosts and goblins of all ages, and now with EIGHT nights of frights, there is even more Boo to enjoy! Don't forget about our Virtual Costume Contest!

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  • Seasonal exhibits close

    Oct 30th, 2016
    All-day Event
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  • Zoo Lights Opens

    Nov 18th, 2016
    All-day Event

    Info coming soon.

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