ZooBoo Snooze

Calling all ghouls and goblins! Join the Virginia Zoo for our Family Boo Snooze.  Click here for more info and to register!


Red Panda Cub Cam

Click here to view the live cub cam feed for a behind-the-scenes look at the Zoo’s female red panda cubs in their nest box.

VA Zoo photo by David Totten


Oct. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m., bring the family, spread a blanket under the stars and enjoy Monsters, Inc. Bring your own picnic blankets and lawn chairs! Refreshments will be available for purchase.



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 have been extended through October! Seniors ages 62 and over will be granted free admission to the Zoo on Wednesdays through Oct. 29. Just bring a valid ID as proof of age.

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.