Calendar of Events
2013 Special Events
All events are included with regular Zoo admission. Events will be held during Zoo operating hours and are subject to change or cancellation due to weather.
The Bear Necessities - June 15
Meet the bear keepers and enjoy educational displays and crafts. Bring your Teddy Bear or favorite stuffed animal for a check-up with Zoo veterinarian staff.
Father's Day - June 16
Celebrate Father's Day at the North Carolina Zoo. Bring Papa Bear to the Zoo and receive an admission discount.
Great Apes - September 14 & 15
Discover the amazing lives of gorillas and chimpanzees.
HOWL-O-Ween - October 12
Meet the Keepers and learn about red wolf conservation. Enjoy Native American dance and storytelling.
Batology - October 19 & 20
Discover the good nature of bats and see a live vampire bat feeding.
BOO at the ZOO - October 26 & 27
Activities 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
A magical weekend of safe daytime Halloween fun. Enjoy trick-or- treat games, magic and storytelling, live entertainment and a children's costume contest.