Upcoming Events

Events Available

Throughout the year, the SF Teaching Zoo hosts a variety of family friendly and community events. Check out our upcoming events below to learn more!

Annual Events

Party for the Planet

April 6, 2024 - Join us to Clean, Create, and Connect to nature to celebrate Earth Day. We’re throwing a shindig for animals around the world and our own backyards.  

World Tree Kangaroo Day 

May 18, 2024 - It’s a bear! It’s a monkey! No…it’s a tree kangaroo! We're celebrating this rare, majestic animal and you can learn how to help them in the wild.

Brew at the Zoo

June 8, 2024 - Guests (21+ only) are invited to the Zoo for an evening of live music, craft beer tastings, animal encounters, food and more! Join us for the wildest event in Gainesville.

Zookeeper Day

July 20, 2024 - Have you ever wanted to be zookeeper? Join us in celebrating the amazing work zookeepers do every day and test out your own zookeeping skills!

Boo at the Zoo

October 31, 2024 - Students transform the zoo into a multi-themed trick or treat wonderland for Halloween! Admission is just 1 non-perishable food item per person to support local food pantries.