Donate to the Birmingham Reads Book Drive! February 29 - March 13
From February 29
through March 13, the Birmingham Zoo will host a book drive to
benefit Birmingham Reads! Birmingham Reads is an annual
city-wide celebration of reading that is a collaborative project of
Better Basics, the Junior League of Birmingham, and partners.
Guests who visit the Zoo from February 29 through March 13 are
invited to donate new or gently used children’s books. “In low
income communities, books are a luxury that most families cannot
afford. With your help, Birmingham Reads ensures that all children
in Birmingham City elementary schools have quality books in their
For more information
on Birmingham Reads, click here.
Dino Discovery – They’re Back! March 19 - July 31
Dinosaurs are returning to the Birmingham Zoo! Don’t
miss the Zoo’s newest exhibit, back from extinction, Dino Discovery
– They’re Back! This limited-time exhibit features 12 life-sized,
North America-native animatronic dinosaurs at heights of nearly 20
feet, weighing almost 7 tons and measuring 85 feet in length! Take
an expedition down a trail filled with magnificent creatures that
once roamed the earth over 160 million years ago at Dino Discovery
– They’re Back!
*Additional Fees Apply
Enjoy Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo March
26 - April 3
There is no better place to spend your Spring Break
than the Birmingham Zoo! Seasonal favorites such as
Predator Zone, Children’s Zoo Splash Pads, Schaeffer Eye
Center Wildlife Shows and more are back just in time for the
warmer weather. Soak up the sun and pay a visit to your
favorite Zoo animals this Spring Break at the Birmingham Zoo.
NEW! Enjoy the limited-time Dino Discovery – They’re Back!
exhibit in the Alabama Wilds!
Save the Date! Tails in the Trails 2016 April 29,
6:30pm - 10:30pm
Save the Date for
Tails in the Trails 2016 presented by the Birmingham Zoo Junior
Board! On Friday, April 29 from 6:30-10:30pm, enjoy food, drinks,
an auction and live music by Gentleman Zero! This 21 and up event
is one you won’t want to miss. Early bird tickets will go on sale
beginning in March!
Summer ZooFari Camp Information is Available Now Register for
Summer ZooFari Camp is
available for 4K through 8th grade students. Space is limited, and
camps fill up quickly. Please register in advance to guarantee your
child a spot.
While attending Summer
ZooFari Camp, campers will experience:
Live animal demonstrations
Train and/or carousel ride
Crafts and activities
information and to register today, please click here.
Date! Dino Discovery - They're Back! March 17,
9am-5pm March 18,
9am-5pm March 19,
Join the Zoo for 3 days of special
Members-Only access to Dino Discovery - They're Back! View the
dinosaurs before they open to the public at noon on Saturday, March
19 just in time for Spring Break!
Save the Date! Zoo Member Nights at Regions Field July 11
& July 20
Save the Date for Zoo Member Nights
at Regions Field on Monday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 20!
More information will be available soon!
Birmingham Zoo by Using Amazon Smile
If you are
an Amazon shopper please consider registering with “amazonsmile.”
By choosing the Birmingham Zoo as your charity of choice, the
Birmingham Zoo will receive 0.5% of your eligible purchases at no
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Birmingham Zoo - Alabama's Must-See Attraction
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Birmingham Zoo, Inc. | 2630 Cahaba Road | Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone: 205.879.0409 | Fax: 205.879.9426