Zoo To Do 2017Silent Auction Preview

May 16, 2017 - The Virginia Zoo’s Annual Zoo To Do is right around the corner! Staff and ticket holders are equally getting prepared for a night of feasting, dancing and pure fun. Besides having the opportunity to take in beautiful scenery, drink the night … More »

ConservationEndangered Species Day

May 12, 2017 - May 20 is Endangered Species Day! AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums fund over 2650 conservation projects in over 130 countries and spend upwards of $160 million dollars annually on conservation initiatives and education to give animals the helping hand they desperately need. … More »

Zoo Crew volunteersVolunteer Swap

May 10, 2017 - In March, the Virginia Zoo had the great opportunity to partner with the Virginia Living Museum for a fun activity for our volunteers – a volunteer swap! Volunteers from the Virginia Living Museum (VLM) visited the Virginia Zoo in March.  … More »

Donate to the ZooGive Local 757!

May 8, 2017 - DONATE NOW! On May 9, the Virginia Zoo, as well as dozens of other nonprofits in the Hampton Roads area, is participating in the fourth annual Give Local 757 Day of Giving. This year, our goal is to raise $5,000 toward upgrading the … More »

Star Wars Animal InspirationMay the Fourth Be With You

May 4, 2017 - May the Fourth is upon us, meaning Star Wars fans everywhere are uniting to celebrate the success and popularity of the eight current movies, as well as a new movie on the way. Here at the Zoo, staff are pretty … More »

Attire GuideWhat To Wear to Zoo To Do

May 3, 2017 - If you’ve been a fan of Zoo To Do over the years and attended one or several, you know that the Zoo always encourages “creative cocktail” for attire.  Although Zoo To Do will have some creative cocktails for your sipping … More »

Virginia Zoo VetWorld Veterinary Day

April 29, 2017 - Dr. Colleen Clabbers is the new Virginia Zoo Veterinarian. She is responsible for the Zoo’s Animal Wellness Campus, an 11,000-square-foot medical facility which consists of a full-service surgery and treatment center, Diet Kitchen, ZooLive! Stage, enrichment playground and orchards. The … More »

ConservationParty for the Planet Wrap Up

April 28, 2017 - If you attended last weekend’s Party for the Planet- an Earth Day celebration, you know what a WILD good time it was! Party for the Planet is always themed around conservation and what you can do to help Earth and … More »