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!


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):

  • During April school vacation week, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • After April school vacation week, weekends only, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Regular hours begin Memorial Day weekend, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. weekdays, and 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekends and holidays
Lemur Recycle

Join the Party for the Planet

On 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!

Full details

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.