​Due to high traffic volume on our website, the wait time to purchase tickets may be higher than usual. We thank you for your patience.

Boston Lights Sold Out Dates:
All September dates; October 1-12, 15-18, 22-25, 30 and 31
Please purchase tickets for another night here.


Know Before You Go:
• To ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please review our Re-Opening FAQs (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Members:​ Online reservations are required for your visit.


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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    Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience

    Franklin Park Zoo
    August 21 - November 1

    Experience the wonder of over 50 magnificent displays comprised of hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo's 72 acres.

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    Pumpkenrichment Days

    Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo
    Saturday, October 24 & Sunday, October 25

    You're gourdially invited to get into the fall spirit at Zoo New England!

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    Saturday, May 9, 2020

    Zootopia is our annual creative, black-tie gala benefitting both Zoos. Our favorite gala went virtual this year--thanks to everyone who helped make it a success!