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Conservation Days at the Zoo

Celebrate the animal world all year round!

Take part in our Conservation Days with fun activities, including games, crafts, and keeper talks!  Let’s come together to protect animals from extinction.

April 23, 2022

Party for the Planet!

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo as we spring into action to save our planet! Help us celebrate our planet’s amazing and diverse wildlife through interactive environmental education activities, games and crafts for the whole family. Connect to nature and conservation in the community and be inspired to become conservation heroes to help protect this beautiful planet.

This event is included in general Zoo admission.

May 21, 2022       

Endangered Species Day    

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

It’s Endangered Species Day at the Zoo, where everyone is encouraged to discover the importance of protecting endangered plants and animals. Learn what actions can be taken to preserve the future of these species. Be awe-inspired as you get up close to the many endangered species from all around the world represented here at the Zoo. Discover things you can do in your own backyard through fun games, crafts and activities.

This event is included in general Zoo admission.

June 11, 2022       

World Ocean Day    

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come to the Zoo to celebrate our planet’s beautiful oceans and be inspired to take action to protect marine life and their ocean habitats through interactive games, activities, crafts, and more.

This event is included in general Zoo admission.

July 16, 2022       

Bear Awareness Day    

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

All three of North America’s bear species – the polar bear, grizzly bear and the American black bear – are threatened by habitat loss and human-caused mortality. Bear Awareness Day is a time to recognize how vital these large mammals are to the ecosystems in which they live and learn why it is so important to protect their habitats. Through hands-on activities, games, crafts, and special keeper talks, we will bring awareness about the important role these amazing animals play in their ecosystems and discover what we can do to protect them.

This event is included in general Zoo admission.

August 27, 2022       

Amur Leopard Day    

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This special day celebrates how important conservations efforts are for the beautiful and critically endangered Amur leopard. Join us to raise awareness and protect these amazing animals from extinction.

This event is included in general Zoo admission.

November 5, 2022       

Lemur Conservation Day    

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Learn all about these amazing “ghosts of the forest” and discover how you can become a part of the conservation efforts helping the most endangered group of mammals on Earth. Enjoy watching the lemurs at play here at the Zoo, and have fun participating in special activities, including children’s games and crafts, and keeper talks.

This event is included in general Zoo admission.

Please call 407.323.4450 ext. 121, or email dawnd@centralfloridazoo.org for more information.


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