Calendar of Events

Check out what's happening at the Zoo this month! Scroll down for a complete list of events for 2017.

<< April 2017 >>
S M T W T F S
            01There be MONSTERS!
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15Easter EGG-citement!
16 17 18 19 20 21Earth Day...Every Day: School Field Trip Day
22Earth Day...Every Day!
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
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May 6th, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Go WILD! Go Birding!
May 10th, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Join other active seniors in Zoo learning programs that take you on an adventure of discovery. Learn about animals that you may see in your backyard as well as exotic animals from around the world.
May 13th, 2017 All Day
Knowledge is power- that's why the Amarillo Zoo is dedicating a special day to those who work and help to improve our understanding of the world.
May 14th, 2017 All Day
Treat Mom to a special treat on Mother's Day with a visit to the Zoo! All moms receive free admission and the first 100 moms will receive a free potted plant.
May 20th, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn more about the turtles and tortoises of Texas and throughout the world.
May 24th, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
You're never too old to learn more about the wonders of nature. Join other active seniors in Zoo learning programs that take you on an adventure of discovery each time as you learn about animals you might see in your backyard as well as exotic animals from faraway places. There is a whole world out there waiting to be explored!
May 27th, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn all about tigers and the efforts underway to protect these endangered cats in the wild.
June 12th, 2017 All Day - June 16th, 2017
Each Summer Safari Camp week is packed with animal encounters, wild crafts and games, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Every week family and friends can join the campers for a Friday presentation of the exciting things they’ve learned. Campers will not only visit the Zoo- they’ll experience the animal world!
June 18th, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Surprise dad with a special Father's Day treat with a Zoo visit! All dads receive free admission and a free snow cone.
June 19th, 2017 All Day - June 23rd, 2017
Each Summer Safari Camp week is packed with animal encounters, wild crafts and games, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Every week family and friends can join the campers for a Friday presentation of the exciting things they’ve learned. Campers will not only visit the Zoo- they’ll experience the animal world!
June 26th, 2017 All Day - June 30th, 2017
Each Summer Safari Camp week is packed with animal encounters, wild crafts and games, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Every week family and friends can join the campers for a Friday presentation of the exciting things they’ve learned. Campers will not only visit the Zoo- they’ll experience the animal world!
July 10th, 2017 All Day - July 14th, 2017
Each Summer Safari Camp week is packed with animal encounters, wild crafts and games, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Every week family and friends can join the campers for a Friday presentation of the exciting things they’ve learned. Campers will not only visit the Zoo- they’ll experience the animal world!
July 15th, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meet some of our favorite scaly friends in the Zoo's Education Center. You can even join the "I Touched a Snake" club. Plus, be sure to to visit the Herpetarium to see huge pythons, an anaconda and other reptiles and amphibians.
July 17th, 2017 All Day - July 21st, 2017
Each Summer Safari Camp week is packed with animal encounters, wild crafts and games, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Every week family and friends can join the campers for a Friday presentation of the exciting things they’ve learned. Campers will not only visit the Zoo- they’ll experience the animal world!
July 24th, 2017 All Day - July 28th, 2017
Each Summer Safari Camp week is packed with animal encounters, wild crafts and games, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Every week family and friends can join the campers for a Friday presentation of the exciting things they’ve learned. Campers will not only visit the Zoo- they’ll experience the animal world!

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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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