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2019 Special Events

Sculpture Safari | Now through November

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 through September 29 | 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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Cold-Blooded Weekend | August 31 to September 2 | 10 am – 3 pm

This Labor Day weekend, join us for a celebration of the scaly, slimy and spineless. View native Florida venomous snakes, see a beehive up close, meet “Doctor Spider,” play fun games and more! All activities included with Zoo admission. more…

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Teacher Open House | Wednesday, September 18 | 5:30 – 8 pm

Mix and mingle with fellow teachers, plan great experiences for your students and win fun door prizes! Educational organizations and businesses from throughout Central Florida will be present to speak with you and provide informational handouts and freebies for your classroom and school. Presented by Metro by T-Mobile. more…

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! Presented by Renco Electronics. 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. Presented by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery. more…

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Veterans Day | November 9 – 11

In observance of Veterans Day, all current military and veterans can enjoy complimentary general admission to the Zoo from November 9 to 11. In the event a service member is deployed overseas, the Zoo will admit their spouse at no charge. Proof of service is required. 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.