Special Events

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Pokémon GO Discount Days | July 25 - 28, August 1 - 4 & 8 - 9

Are you a Pokémon GO player? Head to the Zoo with your fellow trainers for some end-of-summer fun and save on admission! more…

Bonsai Weekend | August 13 & 14 | 10 am - 4 pm

See more than 40 incredible miniature trees and learn about the ancient Japanese art of bonsai through daily demonstrations at 11 am and 1 pm in the Nyami Nyami River Lodge! Bonsai and bonsai accessories are available for purchase at this event facilitated by the Bonsai Society of Brevard. Included with Zoo admission.

Children ages 10 – 17 can take home a bonsai of their own! A hands-on workshop on August 13 at 1 pm teaches participants how to develop a tree into a beautiful work of art. Limited space available; advance registration required. Click here to register. 


Cold-Blooded Weekend | September 3 - 5 | 10 am - 3 pm

Enter the World of Crocodilians at this beloved annual event as you meet five distinct species of alligators and crocodiles and hear from the experts who study them. You may also 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 are included with Zoo admission.

Teacher Open House | Wednesday, September 14 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Educational organizations and businesses from throughout Central Florida will be present to talk with educators and provide informational handouts and freebies for your classroom and school. Enjoy a night to mix and mingle with other educators, plan great experiences for your students and win fun door prizes. Registration required to attend (coming soon).


Boo at the Zoo | October 14 - 16, 21 - 23 & 28 - 30 | 5:30-9 p.m. (Fridays & Saturdays), 5:30-8 p.m. (Sundays)

Boo at the Zoo is back and more spooktacular than ever! 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…


Jazzoo | Saturday, November 5 | 7 - 11 pm

Don’t miss our most exciting, vibrant and energized event of the year! The 7th 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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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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Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

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