Barn owl

Wizarding Day

Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, April 6, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a magical day at Franklin Park Zoo as we bring the wizarding world to you! Guests are encouraged to dress in their wizarding best as we celebrate all things magic!

  • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: At our education station, discover the threats animals are facing in the wild and how you can help defend these incredible species.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Meet our very own Tom Riddle (the green anaconda) during a special zookeeper chat at his Slither Inn exhibit within the Tropical Forest.
  • 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. (15-minute shows): Don’t miss special performances by Magician Debbie O’Carroll in the Hippo Theater.
  • 11:30 a.m.: Lion zookeeper chat
  • 1:30 a.m.: Barn owl zookeeper chat
  • 3:00 p.m.: Meet Waldo, our resident barn cat, and learn from a zookeeper who cares for him


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 Audrey Bedoucha at abedoucha@zoonewengland.com or 617-989-2692 for more information.