Please note: 
• On Free Fun Friday, August 26, Franklin Park Zoo will close at 4:00 p.m., with the last admission at 3:30 p.m. 
• Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on August 27, vehicular access and parking will be greatly affected around Franklin Park Zoo. Beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m., Peabody Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic, and vehicular access to Franklin Park Zoo will only be available from the Shea Rotary on Morton Street. Parking for Zoo guests will only be available at the Giraffe entrance accessed via Pierpont Road.


Attend an Event

Want to support Zoo New England? Then it's time to party!

The Zoos host numerous events throughout the year, from family-friendly outings to after-hour soirees. Below is a seasonal look at a few of our marquee events.


Zoolights Santacastle Feature

Zoolights: Stone Zoo’s winter wonderland with tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights.




Zootopia: Zoo New England’s signature gala featuring dancing, dinner, cocktails, silent and live auctions and more.



Awildffair 2014 240A Wild Affair: Stone Zoo’s signature food tasting event.

Brewlogo Box

Brew at the Zoo: Franklin Park Zoo’s popular beer and food tasting event.

Uncorked BoxUncorked: Join us for our annual wine-tasting event at Franklin Park Zoo.



 Alesandtails BoxAles & Tails: Sip brews among the animals at Stone Zoo's beer-tasting event!

celebrate_WalkathonRun Wild: 5K races through and around the Zoo.