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2023 Special Events
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Pride Week | June 5–10

Celebrate Pride Week at the Zoo by taking part in themed spirit days, enjoying activities and checking out rainbow animal enrichment! more…

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Paint and Learn Art Classes | June | 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Harness your artistic talent and learn from the best with local Cocoa Beach artist, Kole Trent. He will be with us throughout the month of June hosting art classes for children ages 5 to 15 in the Nyami Nyami River Lodge. This is a guided step by step class that will allow students to follow along learning different applications and techniques to accomplish a painting of their own…more

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World Sea Turtle Day | June 16, 17, 18 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mark World Sea Turtle Day (June 16) with a weekend-long celebration! Learn more.

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Father’s Day FREE Admission  | June 18

Dads are treated to FREE admission to the Zoo on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 18)! Parents must be accompanied by a paying child of any age. Tickets can be purchased online or in person.

Youth Environmental Summit | Friday, July 7 | 9:30 am – 4 pm

Are you passionate about the environment? Do you want to make our world a better place? Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join a group of like-minded peers for this workshop to discover ways to promote coexistence with wildlife to help create a healthier environment. more…


ROARING Back to School | August 12 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Celebrate World Lion Day AND the start of a new school year with special games, activities and more! Brevard Zoo is partnering with the Brevard County Mobile Library. More details soon.


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Boo at the Zoo | Saturdays and Sundays in October

Our annual family-favorite event, Boo at the Zoo, returns as a daytime event. Visit us every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. for Halloween fun! Each weekend will have its own fun theme. All Boo at the Zoo activities are included with general Zoo admission and free for members. More information coming soon!

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Jazzoo | Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 7 to 11 pm

Join us Saturday, November 4 from 7 to 11 p.m. for our annual music event, Jazzoo. This all-inclusive event features all the music, all the food and drink, all night long. More details will be shared soon.