Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on Saturday, August 29, 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.

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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.


Winter

Zoolights Santacastle Feature

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

 


Spring

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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.

 


Summer

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

 


Fall

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