Celebrate your dad (and all of ours!) with FREE Admission for dads!

Franklin Park Zoo Stone Zoo

Dayle Sullivan-Taylor

Raise your glass to Franklin Park Zoo's
annual wine-tasting event, Uncorked!

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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    Franklin Park Zoo
    Saturday, June 4, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

    Join us for our annual wine-tasting event! Throughout the evening, guests can sample wines while strolling among the animals in the Zoo’s signature Tropical Forest Pavilion.

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    Bottle & Can Recycling Drive

    Stone Zoo
    Second Saturday of each month, April through September, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Have some empty bottles and cans on your hands? Skip the trash barrel and head to Stone Zoo during the Bottle and Can Drive!

  • Superhero Box

    Super Hero Day

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Saturday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Meet Captain America and Iron Man, and learn how you can unleash your own powers to be heroes for our planet!

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    A Wild Affair

    Stone Zoo
    Saturday, June 18, 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

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

  • Gorillas Box

    Jennifer Williams

    Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Sunday, June 19

    Celebrate your dad (and all of ours!) with FREE ADMISSION for fathers.

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    Dayle Sullivan-Taylor

    Celebrate Father's Day at Stone Zoo

    Stone Zoo
    Sunday, June 19

    Help us celebrate your father (and all of ours!) with FREE ADMISSION for all fathers throughout the day.

  • Brewlogo Box

    Brew at the Zoo

    Franklin Park Zoo
    Saturday, August 20, 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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

  • Alesandtails Box

    Ales and Tails

    Stone Zoo
    Saturday, September 17, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

    Sip brews among the animals at this wild beer-tasting!

  • Zoolights Santacastle Feature


    Stone Zoo
    Runs between Thanksgiving and New Years

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

  • zootopiadancing


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

  • gilmour

    Jonathan Gilmour Memorial Scholarship Fund Ride and Walk

    2017 Date TBD

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