Happy HowlidaysGift Wildly

Find holiday gifts for every person on your list. From teachers, to kids and even that hard to shop for aunt or uncle, the Virginia Zoo will help you give the gifts of the season.


MEET SANTAPancakes, Paws & Santa Claws

Make it Merry with the Virginia Zoo’s favorite holiday event. Meet animal ambassadors, make crafts and see Santa!


From the Zoo BlogWorld Wildlife Conservation Day

December 4, 2016 - Every year on December 4 is World Wildlife Conservation Day. This day of observance encourages the conservation and protection of various species of animals that are susceptible to extinction in the near future. The Virginia Zoo partners with several conservation … More »


Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Adventures

Did you know that you can feed a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Learn more about our nine different behind-the-scenes tours.

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EDUCATIONBringing the Zoo to You

We are wild about learning and the Zoo has programs to fit all your educational needs. Our Education Department offers many memorable ways to explore science and nature.