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April 2017

Night Hike: African Safari

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602 United States
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Night Hike: African Safari. Don your safari attire and discover animal adventures after hours at the zoo. Activities include zoo exploration, highlights about the African species in the zoo's collection, snacks and an animal encounter. Pre-registration is required and closes at 5 p.m. the day before the event. Cost: Members $15 a person; Non-members $18 a person, 2 and under is free. Click here to download a registration form. Reservations required. Please contact the Education Department at (325) 676-6487 or zoo.education@abilenetx.com…

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May 2017

Cinco de Mayo

May 6
Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602 United States
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We'll celebrate Mexican-American culture (a day late) with an authentic schedule of events: Watch the colorful dance moves of Ballet Folklorico del Big Country throughout the day: Performances are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. -- and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Try your luck at Loteria (Mexican Bingo)! Games will take place in the zoo pavilion from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost to play is 50 cents per game card -- and…

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Canvasses & Conservation

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602 United States
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Painting with a Twist will guide animal lovers through the steps of creating their own zoo-themed masterpiece! These lessons are designed to be easy for artists and non-artists alike.

We’ll also add some zoo activities, snacks, and, of course, some special animal encounters!

Canvases & Conservation is a family friendly event, and children ages 5 and older are allowed to register if accompanied by a registered adult. Sorry! We can’t let anyone share of canvases.

Pre-registration is required, but it’s easy to do online. Abilene Zoo members enjoy an event discount. Cost is $35 per person for members; $40 for non-members.

All proceeds from this arty party will benefit the zoo’s educational programming.

For questions please contact the Zoo Education Department at zoo.education@abilenetx.com or (325)676-6487

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Mother’s Day

May 14
Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602 United States
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Mother’s Day: Bring your mom to see our animal moms! Mothers of all generations get in free all day with a paying “child” of any age.

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Zoolute to Dyess-Armed Forces Day

May 20
Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602 United States
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2017 Zoolute flyerDownload a flyer and sign up for the Oorah Run. Zoolute to Dyess Honors Military With Free Zoo Day Your browser does not support iframes.   The Abilene Zoo will mark National Armed Forces Day, May 20, with a long-running tradition: free admission to a party honoring all active and retired military servicemen, veterans, and their families. This 35th year of Zoolute to Dyess has some exciting new additions. Several military service groups and special guests are joining…

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Endangered Species Day

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602 United States
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Endangered Species Day: We’ll have keeper chats, activities and presentations showcasing the endangered animals in our collection and how all of us can support their survival! Activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free with admission.

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