Member News

Membership has its benefits! Member Mornings end next weekend, so be sure to take advantage before Sept. 1! The Zoo is an hour early for members on Saturdays and Sundays at 9 a.m. Membership card and valid ID required for entry.

VA Zoo photo by David Totten


Sept. 5 beginning at 6:30 p.m., bring the family, spread a blanket under the stars and enjoy The Jungle Book at the Zoo. Bring your own picnic blankets and lawn chairs! Refreshments will be available for purchase.


Zoo Boo

Don’t miss one of our biggest events of the year! Zoo Boo will take place Oct. 25. Interested in becoming a vendor? Click here for more details. Sponsorships also available!


Senior Wednesdays

Senior Wednesdays are back in August! Seniors ages 62 and over will be granted free admission to the Zoo on Wednesdays through August and September. Seniors need only bring a valid ID as proof of age.


Support the Zoo Through AmazonSmile

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to the Zoo!

VA Zoo photo by David Totten

School Programs

Learning comes to life in Norfolk’s most exciting classroom – the Zoo! Zoo school programs provide a hands-on, brains-on opportunity for students of all grade levels to learn about animals and conservation.