Please be advised that on April 28, Franklin Park Zoo will be conducting a routine animal escape drill. These routine drills are an important part of our preparedness training. While the drill is occurring, guests will be asked to move to certain areas within the Zoo for a brief period of time. We will do our best to have minimal impact on the guest experience. We are very dedicated to safety and we appreciate your participation. If you have any questions about what to expect, please do not hesitate to contact us at 617-989-2000 or info@zoonewengland.com.

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Shopping and Dining

Giftshop

Shopping

 

Discover some wild finds at the Things Wild Gift Shop. Plush toys, games, apparel, and much more are available year round.

Forget something? Our gift shop’s got all the essential items, like umbrellas, sunscreen, batteries and water bottles.

Hours:
April 1 through September 30: weekdays, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., weekends, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
October 1 through December 3: daily, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
January 1 through March 31: daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


 

Dining

 

Giddy Up Grill

Giddy-Up Grill

Franklin Park Zoo's indoor, southwestern-themed Giddy-Up Grill concession stand (open year round) offers delicious treats for the whole family. The grill serves a selection of wraps, burgers, fries, sandwiches, salads, pizza and many other kid-friendly foods.
Hours:
April 1 through September 30, weekdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., weekends: 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

October 1 through December 3, daily: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
January 1 through March 31, daily: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


 

Kalaharikitchen Box

Kalahari Kitchen

At the seasonal Kalahari Kitchen guests can find hamburgers, hotdogs, and other morsels fresh off the grill.

Hours:
Weather permitting
April 1 through September 30, weekdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., weekends: 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.


 

 

Dippindots FPZ

“Grab & Go” Snack Stands

Check out one of our seasonal food stands, located throughout the Zoo, to grab a tasty treat on the go.

Open daily, April 1 through September 30, weather permitting.


 

 

Picnic FPZ

Picnic Areas

Bring your own food and have a snack at one of our many picnic locations throughout the Zoo.