Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!Franklin Park Zoo
April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Looking to get outside and explore during April school vacation week? Connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Throughout the week, there will be zookeeper chats, a scavenger hunt, and more!
- 11:00 a.m.: Bird's World
- 1:00 p.m.: Bongo and red river hog exhibit, Kalahari Kingdom
- 1:30 p.m.: Kangaroo and emu exhibit, Outback Trail
- 2:00 p.m.: Gorilla exhibit, Tropical Forest
- 3:00 p.m.: Franklin Farm, Children's Zoo
Don’t miss out on a scavenger hunt inspired by Annie the Musical. Scavenger hunts will be distributed at the admission booth. After, return your completed scavenger hunt to the Stone Zoo gift shop to win a prize!
NEW Children's Zoo
Nature’s Neighborhoods is an interactive space immersing children and families in a world of nature, adventure and imaginative play. Climb on "bamboo" just like the red pandas, pop-up in a prairie dog town, climb into a giant eagle's nest and more!
Aussie Aviary Opens for the Season
Aussie Aviary opens for the season during April school vacation week. Stroll among hundreds of brightly colored budgies in this engaging, interactive space. Purchase a seedstick and the birds may land right on it! Hours (weather permitting):
Join the Party for the Planet, April 22
Don’t miss the Party for the Planet! Franklin Park Zoo will present a fun and engaging Earth Day celebration to raise awareness for the planet and all it has to offer! Learn how you can contribute to a healthy planet and preserve the Earth.
Festivities, held from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., include opportunities to meet the zookeepers, animal enrichment activities, and much more!
Wait, there's more!
Discover “Fantastic Habitats and Where to Find Them” at Franklin Park Zoo! Register today for this four-day April school vacation education program.