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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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  • Bostonlights Peacock Box

    Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience

    Franklin Park Zoo
    July 22 - September 25, 6:00 - 10:30 p.m.

    Experience the wonder of over 55 magnificent displays comprised of hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo's 72 acres.

  • Alesandtails Box

    Ales & Tails

    Stone Zoo
    September 10, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

    Sip brews among the animals at this wild beer-tasting event!

  • 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 Box (1)

    Zootopia

    Franklin Park Zoo

    Join us for our annual black-tie gala benefitting Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo.