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Zoo Weekend- April 25
April 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
April 25 – Earth Day – Experts from organizations focused on conserving earth’s resources, some of our own Zoo Keepers and others will be stationed throughout the Zoo to teach kids about the value of wildlife conservation, recycling, and how they can help.
“Zoo Weekend is one of the Zoo’s largest fundraisers of the year. All proceeds from the event will help fund the construction of a new reptile facility featuring the critically endangered, Indian Gharial crocodile, Komodo dragon, King Cobra and Galapagos tortoise. Each Saturday in April the Zoo will be magically transformed into a giant carnival with a different theme that will be full of fun, games, live entertainment, giant slides, animal presentations, performances from local choirs, dance teams and karate groups, and more. We will have lots of carnival-style food such as corn dogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, and freshly squeezed lemonade. Concessions like hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken fingers will also be available at the Overlook Café.
The number of guests each Saturday will be limited to 4,000. The number of guests each Saturday will be limited to 4,000. In order to ensure that you have a spot, advance reservations are highly recommended for anyone attending Zoo Weekend(s), including zoo members. Go online to montgomeryzoo.com to reserve your spot. Tickets will be available for walk-ups as long as the 4,000 guest limit has not been met. Once the threshold of 4,000 zoo visitors in the park has been reached, there will be no additional admissions allowed to enter the park, including Montgomery Zoo Members. We strongly encourage everyone to go online to the Zoo’s website and reserve their spot for Zoo Weekend(s), every Saturday in April.
Overflow parking and shuttle service to the Zoo is provided at the ADEM building located at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard. Shuttles will run continuously from 8:30 am until the ADEM lot is empty.
Special game tickets are required to play games and slide down the giant slides. Game/Ride Tickets are $5 per sheet of ten tickets.
Tickets for the Skylift, Train, and Giraffe Encounter can be purchased at each attraction with a credit card. Cash purchases for tickets are available in both the Zoo and Museum Gift Shops. Parakeet Cove and Petting Zoo Feeding opportunities may be purchased from the vending machines located at each attraction or at both the Zoo and Museum Gift Shops.”