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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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  • Zoolights Box (1)

    ZooLights

    Stone Zoo
    November 19 - January 9 (Closed 11/25 & 12/25), 4:00 to 9:30 p.m.

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

  • Bear Box2

    Bill Marquardt

    Black Bear Birthday

    Stone Zoo
    Saturday, January 15, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Oh brother! Black bears Smoky and Bubba are celebrating their 16th birthday in January, and guests are invited to join the festivities!

  • Cocktails For Conservation Logo Box

    Cocktails for Conservation

    Virtual Offering
    Jan. 20, Feb. 17 & Mar. 10, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    During our virtual happy hour series, hear from our experts and learn more about the passion, care and commitment that fuels our work to save species from extinction.

  • Santazoom Box (1)

    ZOOm with Santa

    Virtual Offering

    Add some magic to your holiday season with a live, personalized video chat with Santa!

  • Virtual Tours Box

    Animal Meet & Greet

    Various Dates

    Join us in person or virtually for an exclusive encounter with our amazing ambassador animals!

  • Wild Shoutout Box

    Wild Shoutouts

    Virtual Offering

    Looking for a unique way to send a message to your loved one? Whether it’s a holiday, birthday, anniversary, graduation, new job, proposal or just a pick-me-up, let our animals be your wingman!

  • Crackthecase Box

    Crack the Case

    Virtual Offering

    Solve puzzles and piece together clues to solve a wildlife trafficking crime in this whodunnit style game.

  • Zootopia Jane Box

    Zootopia


    Zootopia, our annual fundraising gala, virtually "brought the Zoos to you!" In 2021, we were thrilled to honor Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE with the E.O. Wilson Living the Mission Award.