“Boo at the L.A. Zoo” kicks off October 5 with frightfully fun – and free! – celebrations involving some of the Zoo’s creepiest and most fearsome residents.
On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Los Angeles Zoo celebrates International Vulture Awareness Day to raise awareness for these charismatic, yet often misunderstood birds, with an array of engaging, educational, and entertaining activities and programs for the whole family to enjoy.
Glowing animals welcome you on an unforgettable nighttime journey at the L.A. Zoo Lights event, that includes giant illuminated snowflakes, a disco ball forest, a whimsical herd of animated elephants, and a twinkling tunnel filled with dynamic swirls of color.
Photo Day at the LA Zoo, happening on Sunday, November 11, is a unique opportunity to capture wildlife photos without leaving the city limits and allows novices the ability to learn the basics while more seasoned photographers can delve deeper into the art and science of outdoor photography.
On Saturday, November 3, and Sunday, November 4, 2018, the Los Angeles Zoo hosts WILD ABOUT READING, sponsored by First 5 LA and presented in partnership with HarperCollins Publishers. This event is in honor of National Family Literacy Month, which is celebrated across the U.S. to showcase the importance of reading as a family and its lifelong benefits.
On Sunday, September 23, 2018, Dr. Jane Goodall, a United Nations Messenger of Peace and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, will speak at the L.A. Zoo in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace.