Plan ahead! Franklin Park Zoo will be closed to the public all day on Sunday, July 28 due to a private event. If you would like to visit the Zoo on this day, we are happy to welcome you to Stone Zoo which will be open regular hours from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Teddy Bear Check-Up

Stone Zoo

Saturday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This event is included with general Zoo admission. Save 15% when you purchase your tickets online!

Bring your favorite teddy bear for a day of cuddly fun! Our trained staff will make sure your teddy bear is healthy for the start of a new school year with a proper physical examination. Afterwards, enjoy bear crafts and activities. Learn more about Bubba and Smoky, the two black bears who call Stone Zoo home, during special zookeeper talks throughout the day.

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Event Sponsorship
Is your company interested in sponsoring this event? Zoo New England has many different types of packages that will fit your company’s goals. Please contact Kevin Milhomme at or 617-379-5131 for more information.