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Ring-tailed lemur

December School Vacation Week

Franklin Park Zoo

December 26 – January 4, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Looking for a great way to end the year? During your winter school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo.

Be sure to visit the education station inside the Tropical Forest, where you’ll learn about the amazing adaptations of animals during the cold winter months. There will also be fun winter-themed activities, crafts, zookeeper encounters and much more to explore!

Franklin park zoo Schedule of Events

  • 10:30 a.m.: Grant’s Zebra Zookeeper Chat
  • 11:00 a.m.: Storytime and Mystery Animal Encounter, Tropical Forest Hippo Theater
  • 11:00 a.m.: Bird's World Zookeeper Chat
  • 1:00 p.m.: Storytime and Mystery Animal Encounter, Tropical Forest Hippo Theater
  • 1:30 p.m.: Red panda Zookeeper Chat
  • 2:00 p.m.: Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat
  • 3:00 p.m.: Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Stone Zoo Schedule of Events 

  • 10:30 a.m.: Arctic Fox Zookeeper Chat
  • 1:30 p.m.: Reindeer Zookeeper Chat
  • 2:00 p.m.: Black Bear Zookeeper Chat