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Date & Time

January 8, 2024 - March 8, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Discount admission until the start of spring season.

Penguin Days

Save money this winter during Penguin Days! Enjoy discounted admission from January 8- March 8, 2024.

Penguin Parades

This is the final year for Penguin Parades before our aging king penguins retire. Penguin Parades are Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays (Jan 15 & Feb 19) at 11am. It must be colder than 50 degrees for the penguins to participate in the Penguin Parades.

  • Saturdays & Sundays & Holiday Mondays
  • First Parade: Saturday, January 13th
  • Last Parade: Sunday, February 25th
  • Time: 11:00 AM
king penguins walking during penguin parade

Animal Encounters

To see the full calendar of daily activities, please visit our Zoo Today page.

otter swimming

Otter Training and Chat

10:30am | Saturdays and Sundays | Wolf Woods
king penguins walking during penguin parade

Penguin Parade

11:00am | Saturdays and Sundays | Birds of the World
Side view of Emperor Scorpion

Insect Encounter

11:45am | Saturdays and Sundays | World of the Insect
photo of an elephant with her truck reaching forward

Elephant Enrichment

12:00pm | Saturdays and Sundays | Elephant Reserve

Mexican Wolf Keeper Chat

12:00pm | Holiday Mondays (Jan 15 & Feb 19) | Wolf Woods
Kea (Photo: Kathy Newton)

Kea Encounter

1:00-2:00pm | Saturdays and Sundays | Free Flight Aviary

Painted Dog Enrichment

2:00pm | Sundays | Painted Dog Valley