12 Dec 2019

Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays! Tuesday, December 24: Early Closure 9 AM to 3 PM Wednesday, December 25: CLOSED Tuesday, December 31: Early Closure 9 AM to 3 PM The Zoo and the Asian Lantern…

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25 Nov 2019

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Statement Regarding the Little Florida Railroad Miniature Train

Update: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Following the incident on Monday, November 25 on the Little Florida Railroad miniature train, two pregnant women who were on board along with their young children, went…

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14 Oct 2019

Zoo Boo Bash is Brewing!

  Ghosts, goblins and ghouls ready to spook their way through the Zoo should stop by for our annual Halloween event—Zoo Boo Bash, presented by Orlando Health! Mark your calendars for the…

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19 Sep 2019

Inaugural Asian Lantern Festival Coming to the Zoo!

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will transform into an evening wonderland of lights during the Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild starting in November. This limited engagement cultural event will…

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20 Aug 2019

Hatchlings are Happening!

Healthy Hatchlings, Happy Humans   The Eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi) is the largest non-venomous species of snake in North America. It is a vital apex predator and helps maintain balance in…

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