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Zoo Howl at Franklin Park Zoo

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Boo at the Zoo at Stone Zoo

Special Events

Throughout the year, Zoo New England celebrates and engages with the community by hosting and sponsoring fantastic special events. And when you’re looking for educational programs and everyday happenings at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo, we have those too!

 

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  • Halloweenfpz Box

    Zoo Howl

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Saturday, October 25 & Sunday, October 26, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

  • Gorilla Eating Box

    Don Crasco

    Celebrate Kambiri’s Birthday

    Franklin Park Zoo Tropical Forest
    Sunday, November 2, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Kambiri, the youngest of Franklin Park Zoo's seven western lowland gorillas, is turning four!

  • Hess Box

    Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans, FPZ

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Tuesday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    To honor the service of all veterans, we're offering free admission to veterans. And don't miss the Hess Mobile Museum!

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    Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans, SZ

    Stone Zoo
    Tuesday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    To honor the service of all veterans, we're offering free admission to veterans.

  • Jaguar Box

    Eric Kilby

    Walk on the Wild side with Acclaimed Photographer Ron Magill

    Memorial Hall, Melrose, MA
    Wednesday, November 12, 7:00 p.m.

    Learn the joys of wildlife photography during a Nikon Ambassador Lecture Series. Registration required.

  • Zoolights Santacastle Feature

    ZooLights

    Stone Zoo
    November 27 - January 4, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    Our annual festival of lights promises to dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season.

  • Gorilla Pumpkin Box

    Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Friday, November 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Burn off the Thanksgiving turkey and get the family out of the house for Half-Price Day!

  • Otter Pumpkin

    Half-Price Day at Stone Zoo

    Stone Zoo
    Friday, November 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    We're thankful for Half-Price Day at Stone Zoo!

  • Santa Boy Box

    Breakfast with Santa

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Saturdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

    Dine with Saint Nick in our Tropical Forest. Registration required.

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    Santa Claus is coming to the Tropics!

    Franklin Park Zoo Tropical Forest
    Saturdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

  • Bunnybonanzoo

    Bunny Bonanzoo

    Stone Zoo
    Date TBD

    Hop on down the bunny trail to Stone Zoo, where an Easter celebration awaits!

  • zootopiadancing

    Zootopia


    Saturday, May 9, Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

    Zootopia is our annual creative, black-tie gala benefitting both Zoos.

  • gilmour

    Jonathan Gilmour Memorial Scholarship Fund Ride and Walk


    Date TBD

    This bike and walkathon raises funds for the Zoo community to pursue professional endeavors.

  • Teddybear Checkup

    Teddy Bear Check-Up

    Stone Zoo
    Date TBD

    Bring your favorite teddy bear for a check-up and clean bill of health.

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    A Wild Affair

    Stone Zoo
    Date TBD

    This tasting event features restaurants, entertainment, auctions, and an opportunity to stroll among the animals.

  • Brewatthezoo

    Brew at the Zoo

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Saturday, August 15

    This annual beer-tasting event features stations hosted by local breweries and restaurants.

  • Runwildsz Box

    Run Wild

    Stone Zoo
    Date TBD

    Lace up your running shoes and join other race enthusiasts and animal lovers for our Run Wild 5K!

  • Runwildfpz Box

    Run Wild

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Date TBD

    Lace up your running shoes and join other race enthusiasts and animal lovers for our Run Wild 5K!

  • Halloween SZ Box

    Boo at the Zoo

    Stone Zoo
    Saturday, October 17 & Sunday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals.