Events Schedule of Events
ZippityZooDoo

ZippityZooDoo

Connect with wildlife in a spectacular Zoo setting! 6:00 PM Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction8:00 PM Seated dinner Event Highli...Read More

Twilight at the Zoo

Twilight at the Zoo

Twilight at the Zoo presented by Medical Mutual spotlights 18 local bands playing pop, rock, reggae, swing, country and blues. Admission for all partygoers includes cover ...Read More

Date Night at the ZOOvies

Date Night at the ZOOvies

Spend a quiet summer evening at the Zoo watching a classic movie! Tickets go on sale June 15. $40/ticket or $65 for a pair 7-8:30 p.m. - Stro...Read More

Animal Attractions

Animal Attractions

Animal Attractions celebrates another year of offering extraordinary get-close animal opportunities and entertaining adult-only conservation education presentations. Guest...Read More

Upcoming Events

Bowling for Rhinos

June 13, 2015 at 6:30pm

Spare an Evening to Save a Species 25th Annual Bowling For Rhinos Support the animal keepers at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. "Spare" an evening and help save rhinos by participating in... Learn More

Gorgeous Grounds

June 23, 2015 | June 25, 2015

Discover what it takes to keep your Zoo looking beautiful year-round. Learn More

ZooFriends' Night

July 08, 2015

Talk with docents and keepers and enjoy a free trip to The RainForest - open for a limited time (6:00 to 8:30 p.m.) during this special evening! Pack your... Learn More

Australian Adventure

July 15, 2015

Take a trip "down-under" and enjoy delicious dishes courtesy of Outback Steakhouse. Learn More

Go Ape

July 21, 2015

NEW behind-the-scenes opportunity - visit the gorilla and orangutan holding areas. Learn More

Zoo Scavenger Hunt

July 28, 2015 | July 30, 2015

Enjoy a light breakfast and explore the African Savanna to find all the answers. Limit of four attendees per family. Learn More

Curator Corner Breakfast

August 12, 2015

Connect with our Curators and learn more about the Zoo's remarkable animals. Invitation mailed separately. Learn More

Rhinos & Winos

August 25, 2015

Visit our crash of rhinos and enjoy an educational (and tasty) wine tasting. Learn More

Rhinos & Winos

August 27, 2015

Visit our crash of rhinos and enjoy an educational (and tasty) wine tasting. Learn More

Zootography

September 01, 2015 | September 03, 2015

See the Zoo from behind the lens...bring your camera and take a guided tour with professional photographer Dale McDonald. Learn More

David Steffee Address

September 09, 2015

Tour the Sarah Allison Steffee Center for Zoological Medicine and enjoy a lecture by top professionals. Invitation mailed separately. Learn More

Zoo History Tour

September 22, 2015 | September 24, 2015

History buffs welcome! A look back over the past 132 years and the Zoo's continuing evolution as a conservation agency. Learn More

The Rainforest Uncovered

November 04, 2015

Explore the inner workings of this 1992 habitat with the Zoo's Maintenance and Operations staff. Learn More

ZooKeepers' Circle Reception

November 18, 2015

Join us as we give thanks to you, our most generous supporters. Invitation mailed separately. Learn More

Go Ape

December 01, 2015

NEW behind-the-scenes opportunity - visit the gorilla and orangutan holding areas. Learn More

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