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2019 Special Events

Sculpture Safari | Now Open

Marvel at 16 life-size metal animals made from recycled materials in Kenya! Included with Zoo admission. Presented by Toyota of Melbourne. more…

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Wildlife Detective Field Station | Weekends & Holidays | 10 am – 5 pm

Have you ever dreamed of digging for fossils? What about searching a trail for clues to solve a mystery of your choice? The Wildlife Detective Field Station, located in Wild Florida, has something for every member of the family. Presented by Toyota of Melbourne. more…

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Arctic Blast Tuesdays | Tuesdays in June & July | 11:30 am & 1 pm

Need somewhere to chill out this summer? Cool off at the wildest place in town during Arctic Blast Tuesdays! Every Tuesday in June and July at 11:30 am and 1 pm, we’ll drop giant ice cubes into the Paws On Play Lagoon. The ice melts quickly, so be sure to arrive on time!

Sensory Arctic Blast Tuesday | Tuesday, July 16 | 9 – 10 am

Join us as we dump giant ice cubes into the Paws On Play Lagoon before it opens to other Zoo guests! This event is designed for individuals with unique sensory processing needs. Includes Zoo admission. Click here to register.

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Youth Environmental Summit | Saturday, July 27 | 8:30 am – 5 pm

Youth ages 12–18 are invited to join the Zoo Teens and other like-minded peers for a day of fun workshops and hands-on projects. Cost is $15 per person; includes lunch and an event bag. Registration coming soon.

Sensory Boo at the Zoo | Saturday, October 5 | 5 – 7 pm

Enjoy trick-or-treating, games and more throughout Paws On at this event designed for individuals with unique sensory processing needs and their families. The Exceptional Nature Space will be open for play, too. Click here to register.

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Boo at the Zoo | October 11 – 13, 18 – 20 & 25 – 27 | 5:30 – 9 pm (Fridays & Saturdays), 5:30 – 8 pm (Sundays)

Stop by the Zoo in October to experience this family-favorite Halloween activity, featuring more than 30 treat stations each weekend. Once you’ve had your fill of candy, take a ride on the Boo Choo train, rock out with our DJ, channel your creative spirit with creepy crafts and go for the gold in our costume contest! more…

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Jazzoo | Saturday, November 2 | 7 – 11 pm

Don’t miss our most exciting, vibrant and energized event of the year! The 10th annual Jazzoo is sure to be an unforgettable night with live music, multiple open bars and extraordinary food from the area’s best restaurants and caterers. more…

Sponsorship opportunities are available for all of the events at the Zoo. For information, please contact Chris Stagman at or call 321.254.9453 ext. 485.