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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Exhibit Talk

June 05, 9:00

Location: Ask at admissions gate for today's location
Weather permitting

Bastille Day

Monday, July 14

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Camel Training Session

1:00 p.m.

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Throughout the week, watch the zookeepers in action during the scheduled training sessions. Animals are trained not only in husbandry behaviors that assist keepers in daily care, but also in medical behaviors to help hospital staff with veterinary care.

Location: Camel Exhibit

Andean Condor Training Session

2:00 p.m.

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Throughout the week, watch the zookeepers in action during the scheduled training sessions. Animals are trained not only in husbandry behaviors that assist keepers in daily care, but also in medical behaviors to help hospital staff with veterinary care.

Location: Bird's World

Warthog Training Session

2:00 p.m.

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Throughout the week, watch the zookeepers in action during the scheduled training sessions. Animals are trained not only in husbandry behaviors that assist keepers in daily care, but also in medical behaviors to help hospital staff with veterinary care.

Location: Serengeti Crossing

Enrichment Day

Saturday, July 26

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Gorilla Training Session

1:00 p.m.

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Throughout the week, watch the zookeepers in action during the scheduled training sessions. Animals are trained not only in husbandry behaviors that assist keepers in daily care, but also in medical behaviors to help hospital staff with veterinary care.

Location: Tropical Forest

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14

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Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Games and Activities

Saturday, September 27, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 28, 10:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

Spin the Wheel of Endangered Species and play our "Nature's Numbers" game to win prizes!

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Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Giraffe Encounter

Weekends, 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Location: past the Giraffe Savannah and across from Outback Trail

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Big Joe the Storyteller

Saturday, September 27, 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Games and Activities

Saturday, September 27, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 28, 10:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

Spin the Wheel of Endangered Species and play our "Nature's Numbers" game to win prizes!

Learn More

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Giraffe Encounter

Weekends, 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Location: past the Giraffe Savannah and across from Outback Trail

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Red Pandas

October 4, 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.

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Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

Friday, October 17, 11:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

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Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.

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Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans FPZ

Wednesday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

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Hess Mobile Museum

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Half-Price Day at 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!

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Arts, Crafts & Conservation

December 29 - January 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Leave the winter chill behind and warm up with arts and crafts inside the always balmy Tropical Forest, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and much more!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Arts, Crafts & Conservation

December 29 - January 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Leave the winter chill behind and warm up with arts and crafts inside the always balmy Tropical Forest, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and much more!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Arts, Crafts & Conservation

December 29 - January 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Leave the winter chill behind and warm up with arts and crafts inside the always balmy Tropical Forest, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and much more!

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Wednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Encounter and Gorilla Forage Feed

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Arts, Crafts & Conservation

December 29 - January 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Leave the winter chill behind and warm up with arts and crafts inside the always balmy Tropical Forest, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and much more!

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Arts, Crafts & Conservation

December 29 - January 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Leave the winter chill behind and warm up with arts and crafts inside the always balmy Tropical Forest, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, and much more!

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

Saturday, January 3, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meet some of your favorite winter princesses! Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite fairy-tale inspired outfits for this day of fun! There will also be winter-themed crafts and storytime.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Breakfast with the Gorillas

Saturday, January 10, 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays at 11:00 am

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event. Please note: This event is subject to educator availability.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloths

Saturday, April 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 24 & Sunday, October 25, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

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Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans FPZ

Wednesday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

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Programs & Events for November 28, 2014

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