Some of the paths in the zoo are icy, please walk with caution. 


Scroll down to see the list of events planned for 2023.
The Amarillo Zoo is committed to providing fun and educational programming in a safe manner.

Roach Your Ex - February 15th, 2023
Was your ex a creepy, crawly creature? Well, let us help you out with that healing process. Join us for our Roach Your Ex event. We will be feeding a cricket, mouse, pinkie mouse, or rat named after your ex to an ACTUAL snake (all shade intended). For just a few dollars, you can say goodbye to that rat for good! Packages can be purchased at

Feeding videos will be posted on our Facebook event page >>>


  • Michael
  • Wongkengfye
  • Frederick
  • Nathaniel

Critters & Canvases - February 17th, 2023

Looking for a fun Valentine's Day date?! Take your special someone to the Amarillo Zoo for a fun night of painting, light snacks, and animal encounters. Join Melissa Haney, from the Melissa Haney Art, and zoo staff on February 17th from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

Light snacks and all art supplies are provided for this event. Registration is open and spots are limited!

Spring Break at the Zoo! - 18th, 2023
Looing for a wild way to spend spring break?! Join us for a Saturday of enrichment, crafts, keeper chats, animal encounters, and other fun activities!

*Regular admission applies

Easter Eggcitement - April  8th, 2023
Hop on over to the Amarillo Zoo for an egg-citing event! Enjoy candy, games, costumed characters, crafts, and much more! Watch our animals get in on the fun with their own Easter themed enrichments!

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The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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