Special Events

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A Morning with Bindi | Saturday, April 29 | 10:30 - 11:30 am

Wildlife advocate, actress and author Bindi Irwin is coming to the Zoo to share her conservation message with the community. This event is sold out. more…

Safari Under the Stars | Saturday, April 29 | 6 - 11 pm

Safari Under the Stars in one of Brevard’s most hotly anticipated events. Featuring sumptuous food and drinks, world-class entertainment and a thrilling live auction, this fundraiser is a night to remember! more…

Bonsai Weekend | August 19 & 20 | 10 am - 4 pm

See dozens of incredible miniature trees and learn about the ancient Japanese art of bonsai through daily demonstrations at this event facilitated by the Bonsai Society of Brevard. Included with Zoo admission.


Cold-Blooded Weekend | September 2 - 4 | 10 am - 3 pm

Enter the world of reptiles, amphibians, insects and more at this beloved annual event. You may have the chance to feed stingrays, cheer for your favorite tortoise in a nail-biting reptile race and chow down on invertebrates at our Bug Buffet! All activities included with Zoo admission.


Boo at the Zoo | October 13 - 15, 20 - 22 & 27 - 29 | 5:30-9 p.m. (Fridays & Saturdays), 5:30-8 p.m. (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 information coming soon.


Jazzoo | Saturday, November 4 | 7 - 11 pm

Don’t miss our most exciting, vibrant and energized event of the year! The 8th 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 information coming soon.

Holiday Happenings | All December long

Strap on your jingle bells and head to the Zoo for a flurry of festive fun! Enjoy a blizzard of activities including animal encounters, games, crafts, music and the chance to meet Santa Claus. More information coming soon.

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Science Cafés | Second Wednesday of each month | 6 pm

Science Café is a collaboration between the Zoo and the Florida Institute of Technology. It is place where anyone interested in science or technology can discuss topical issues with the help of an expert in the field. Best of all, it is not a lecture! Each session is free and open to the public. more…

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




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