Zoo Snoozes

Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo after it closes? Join us for Snooze at the Zoo for an adventure-filled evening of fun! Click here for more info.


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.


Get Social!

Are you following the Zoo’s social media accounts? For up-to-the-minute news, fun animal facts, and more, be sure to like us on Facebook, check out our Twitter account, and find us on Instagram and YouTube!



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.