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  • Nature and Wildlife

    Apr 29th, 2017
    2:50pm - 3:50pm
    Education Building
    Learn about plants and wildlife and what you can do to help while completing requirements for the Nature and Wildlife Badge. From 10 a.m. – noon for Tenderhearts and 2 – 4 p.m. for Explorers. Cost for participants $12, non-participating siblings $5, adults $1 children (ages 4 and up). For more information, call Education at (405) 425-0218.
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  • Ostrich Egg Breakfast

    May 13th, 2017
    8:00am - 11:00am
    Canopy Restaurant

    This event is sold out!

    Ostrich Egg Breakfast is an annual family event at the Oklahoma City Zoo and includes an all-you-can-eat buffet of pancakes, sausage, bacon and scrambled eggs.

    This year we celebrate 31 years of Ostrich Egg Breakfast. We are excited to announce the Oklahoma City Zoo will begin the process of renovating the Devon Picnic Grounds this spring and is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. This year’s breakfast will be held in the Zoo’s Canopy Restaurant with a smaller attendance of dedicated patrons. We look forward to moving the breakfast back to the picnic grounds in 2018!

    Due to a smaller event space this year, tickets will be limited to 1,000 guests this year.

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  • Endangered Species Day

    May 19th, 2017
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Zoo Park

    The future of wild animals is in our hands. Learn what the Zoo is doing to help save animals from extinction.
     You’ll discover ways you can help, too! Activity stations will be located throughout the Zoo. This event is free with Zoo admission.

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  • Safari SoirĂ©e

    May 20th, 2017
    7:00pm - 11:00pm
    Zoo Park

    Come and experience an evening of fabulous food, exotic drinks and wild entertainment at the Oklahoma Zoological Society’s debut event, Safari Soirée!

    Safari Soirée is a unique event where guests will have the opportunity to experience the zoo (yes, the entire zoo!), a sea lion presentation, giraffe feeding, stingrays, lorikeets and informational conservation stations. Guests may also purchase VIP behind-the-scenes adventures where they will interact with keepers and receive an up-close and personal experience with wildlife.

    The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is very proud of its role in bringing the joy and wonder of the animal and plant kingdoms to the Oklahoma City community. The Zoo wants to recognize and celebrate the community’s role in supporting the conservation of animals and plants in Oklahoma and around the world.

    With the citizens of our great community, in the last year alone, the Zoo supported field conservation programs in 12 countries on four continents. From working to increase habitat for monarchs and other pollinators to purchasing and protecting rainforest in Sumatra for endangered elephants, tigers, and orangutans, the Zoo is making a significant impact.

    The Zoo connects our community with animals on a personal level, and then asks our community to care, not just about the animals at the zoo, but also about their species in the wild and the habitats that support them. Connecting and caring leads to conserving.

    This event is for engaging adults 21-and-over.


    Due to the popularity and limited availability of the behind-the scenes experiences, tickets may now be purchased by phone at 405-425-0618 or in the ZOOfriends membership office.

    Ticket Prices:
    General Admission - $75
    General Admission tickets include entrance to the Zoo, food, drinks, sea lion presentation, giraffe feeding, stingrays, lorikeets, informational conservation stations and so much more!

    VIP Behind-the-Scene Experiences - $50 per person, per experience
    Purchase of general admission ticket required. Choose up to three VIP behind-the-scene experiences. Areas include elephants, lions, bears, rhinos, apes, or wild dogs. VIP behind-the-scene experiences will be every 30 minutes from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and limited to 16 guests per timeframe.

    All-Inclusive Ticket - $200
    All-inclusive tickets include general admission tickets and three VIP behind-the-scene experiences for one person.

    This event is for engaging adults 21-and-over. IDs will be checked at entrance.

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  • Extended Zoo Hours

    Start: May 26, 2017
    End: May 29, 2017
    Zoo Park

    The Zoo will be open from 9 AM to 6 PM daily for the holiday weekend!

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