Zoo Snoozes

Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo after it closes? Venture into the unknown with us during an overnight Zoo Snooze and share the night life with our animals!

lion camp

Spring Break Camp

Register now for Spring Break camp, April 6-10 for ages 6-11. Each day we will explore a different Zoo theme that will include up-close animal encounters, behind-the scenes opportunities, crafts, games, and Zoo hikes.


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!


Special Tours

Did you know that you can paint with an elephant, feed a giraffe, or meet the lions? Click here for more information about our behind-the-scenes tours.


Party for the Planet

We’re throwing a Party for the Planet and everyone is invited! Join us on April 18 as we celebrate our Earth and the animals that call it home. There will be enrichment demonstrations, fun games and activities, and more!

VA Zoo photo by David Totten

School Programs

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