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Events: Come Visit Us

Upcoming Events

Photo Safari

Date: April 01, 2014 - October 31, 2014

Take Your Best Shot at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Discount Drug Mart is the proud sponsor of Photo Safari. --> Aim, focus and take your best shot during Photo Safari at...

Professor Wylde's Animal Show

Date: May 24, 2014 - September 01, 2014

Cleveland Public Power and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport are proud sponsors of Professor Wylde's Animal Show. --> Professor Wylde's Animal Show at the Zoo's Savanna Theater engages Zoo visitors with...

Wild Ride at the Zoo

Date: July 25, 2014 at 5:30pm

A Safari On Two Wheels! Purchase your Wild Ride tickets online or at the Zoo box office. ABOUT THE EVENT: Wild Ride is an after-hours event offering visitors the opportunity...

Zoo Scavenger Hunt

Date: August 05, 2014 | August 07, 2014 | August 13, 2014

Enjoy a buffet-style family breakfast plus healthy smoothies from Vitamix. Then explore Australian Adventure to gather items for a scavenger hunt. Limit of four attendees per family; appropriate for...

Creature Comforts

Date: August 09, 2014 at 10:00am

Zoo visitors will learn all about Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's animal enrichment at Creature Comforts, Saturday, August 9. Animal enrichment demonstrations are scheduled throughout the Zoo from 10:30 a.m. to 4...

African Elephant Crossing with Enrichment Demo

Date: August 20, 2014 | August 26, 2014 | August 28, 2014

Visit the Zoo's state-of-the-art exhibit African Elephant Crossing and see the elephants like never before. Check out the new elevated hay feeders and see how the herd stays active...

Senior Safari

Date: September 04, 2014 at 10:00am

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo celebrates seniors on Thursday, September 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with FREE Zoo admission for everyone 55 years and better. If you would like to...

Primal Instincts

Date: September 09, 2014 | September 11, 2014

Learn about the birds and the bees - Zoo style! Talk about the mating habits of the animals in the Primate, Cat Aquatics building with their keepers.

Teddy Bear Day

Date: September 13, 2014 at 10:00am

Bring your Teddy Bear to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Saturday, September 13 for Teddy Bear Day! Kids (ages 2-11) with a teddy bear (or plush toy of any species) receive...

Tasty (and Safe) Treats

Date: October 07, 2014 | October 09, 2014 | October 15, 2014

Learn how eating sustainably can be good for you and for orangutans! Visit our groups of orangutans then enjoy a sustainable food tasting with the Zoo's Executive Chef.

Boo At The Zoo

Date: October 16, 2014 - October 26, 2014

8 Nights of SPOOKtacular Fun Oct 16-19 andamp; 23-26 Designed for a younger audience, Boo offers eight nights of scare-free fun. Boo at the Zoo, presented by Giant Eagle, is...

America Recycles Day

Date: November 15, 2014 at 11:00am

The Zoo celebrates America Recycles Day (ARD) with special activities to raise awareness of "REDUCE, REUSE, and RECYCLE" . Bring your recyclables to the Zoo and receive one free admission...

Thanksgiving at the Zoo

Date: November 27, 2014 at 11:00am

Special Feedings and Free Admission Let the dinner dishes soak and set the DVR to record the game – it’s time to make family Thanksgiving memories at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo....

December Days at the Zoo

Date: December 26, 2014 - December 30, 2014

Whether you prefer the warmth of the tropics or an invigorating chill, you're sure to enjoy Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's December Days. Festive family fun abounds at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo during...

Noon Year's Eve

Date: December 31, 2014 at 11:00am

Ring in the New Year at Noon Bring your pint-sized party animals to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and let them dance till the break of noon! Kids of all ages can...