OKC Zoo 2014 Events
(Dates and times are subject to change.)
- Free admission on Mondays.
01: New Year’s Day – The Zoo is closed.
Free admission on Mondays.
02: Groundhog Day (10AM) – The Zoo’s “wild” meteorologists make their annual prediction.
24: Dr Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest – Kids in grades K-12 are eligible. Entry forms available at okczoo.com and will be accepted through March 31.
Stingray Bay opens for the season!
Keeper Connections begin and continue through October 26.
Sea Lion presentations begin.
15: Poison Prevention Awareness Day (11AM-2PM)
08: Read Across Oklahoma 2014 (9AM-1PM)
13: Malee’s Birthday Bash (1-3PM) – Join us as we celebrate little Malee’s birthday!
14: Gorilla Golf (9AM) – Get on the green in support of gorilla conservation. Join us at Fairfax Golf Club, Edmond. Visit www.zoofriends.org to learn more.
20: HOPabaloo (1-3PM) – Hop to the Zoo for brunch with the Easter bunny and a day of fun, including an egg hunt with prizes for kids 5 and under. Call (405) 425-0262 to make your brunch reservations.
26: National Guard Appreciation Day
27: Party for the Planet (11AM-3PM) – Let’s celebrate this wonderful world and the wildlife we share it with!
03: Late Saturdays – The Zoo stays open late to 8 p.m. on Saturdays through August 30.
10: Ostrich Egg Breakfast (8-11AM) –The entire family will enjoy this fun and tasty tradition. Visit www.zoofriends.org for ticket information.
11: Mother’s Day – Moms get in for free with any paid admission.
16: Endangered Species Day
Wild Tuesdays Story Time Safaris (9:30 & 10:30AM): Tuesdays in June and July kids 11 and under are invited to hear stories, meet a Zoo keeper and receive a free drink.
06: World Oceans Day
15: Father’s Day – Dads get in for free with any paid admission.
20: Zoobilation 2014 (7-11PM) – A great cause. A wild time. Must be 21 to attend. Call (405) 425-0618 to learn more.
ZooFriends Capture the Wild photo contest - Visit www.zoofriends.org to learn more.
Wild Tuesdays Story Time Safaris (9:30 & 10:30AM story sessions)
Way Back Wednesdays: Wednesdays in July and August the Zoo is offering way-back admission prices and concession specials.
01: Morning Zoo Rise begins. The Zoo opens at 8 AM through August 24.
17: Sales Tax Appreciation Day – Free admission for everyone.
Way Back Wednesdays
01-30: Art Gone Wild Art Show in Paseo Arts District
30: Last late Saturday
05: ZooFriends Appreciation Day - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
26: ZooBrew VI – Must be 21 to attend. Call ZooFriends at (405) 425-0618 to learn more.
- Pumpkins for a Purpose campaign begins through Oct. 31.
01: Haunt the Zoo tickets go on sale online at www.okczoo.com.
04-13: Pumpkin Drive – Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive free Zoo admission that day.
04: OKC Zoo Costume Swap (10AM-2PM) Early costume drop off is 9/29 - 10/3, 9- 5 p.m. daily.
04: Volunteer Recruitment day
05: Pistol Pete’s 91st birthday celebration at the Zoo (2PM)
17: Chomp and Stomp. Halloween-themed enrichment treats for Zoo animals.
25: Haunt the Zoo Photo Opp Fast Pass
26-31: Haunt the Zoo for Halloween (6:30-8:30PM nightly) – Join us for the most fa”boo”lous Halloween event in town with six nights of trick-or-treating fun. Cost is $7 per child and adults are free.
08: Zoo Career Series begins, 10-11:30 a.m.
11: Veteran’s Day – All active duty, active reserves, retirees and up to five guests receives free admission.
15: Zoo Cell Phone Challenge begins through Dec. 31, 2014.
26: Free day at the Zoo.
27: Thanksgiving Day – The Zoo is closed.
Free admission on Mondays.
ZooFriends members will receive 25% off all purchases made at the Zoo’s Safari Gift Shop during the month.
01-24: Deck the Zoo – Bring an edible ornament to the Zoo and receive admission for $1.
01-31: Wild Wish Tree donations for animal enrichment items begin.
01: Hippo Sing-a-long with Gayla Peevey, 11 a.m.
08: Santa Delivers (10:30-11:30AM) – Santa will visit the Zoo. Enjoy free hot chocolate and doughnuts (while supplies last).
25: Christmas Day – The Zoo is closed.
30-31: School’s Out Safari Day Camps
- Free admission on Mondays
01: The Zoo is closed for New Year’s Day.
02-3: Winter Break Day Camps
19: School’s Out Safari Day Camp