Sip & Shop

Kick off your holiday shopping (and Zoo Member sale) in the Zoo’s Gift Shop with this Zoo Member Exclusive Event. Stop by to shop, mingle, and enjoy a sweet treat with hot cocoa and wine tastings. Browse our selection of eco-friendly toys and plush animals, sustainable jewelry and art, and more -- plus Members will […]

Member Gift Shop Sale

Come visit the Virginia Zoo Gift Shop for spectacular member* savings! Three Days Only: December 2, 3 & 4! Your member discount will double! 20% OFF all items in the Gift Shop. It’s the perfect time to cross those Zoo lovers off your holiday shopping list.*must present current Virginia Zoo membership card or proof of […]

Jungle Bell Rock

Come party with DJ Santa at the Zoo! Celebrate the yuletide season on Saturday, December 17th from 10 am to 2 pm in our Event Pavilion. Santa will be hosting a dance party featuring his favorite tunes, food trucks, Keeper Chats, Animal Ambassadors, and an opportunity to preview our new Zoo Year’s Resolution program. The first half hour of […]

Winter Camp: Artic Agents

The winter winds are whipping but the Zoo Detectives are still on the case! Join our Arctic Agents on a thrilling chase around the country as we explore how animals live in different weather extremes.

Noon Year’s Eve

Say so long to 2022 and ring in 2023 on Saturday, December 31st from 10 am to 2 pm in our Event Pavilion. The Zoo will be hosting a dance party featuring our new Zoo Year’s Resolution program, music, a snowflake activity, food trucks, Keeper Chats, and Animal Ambassadors. The first half hour of the […]

Spring Break Safari Camp

This is an exciting opportunity for students to dive into nature in a safe, hands-on, and age-appropriate setting. Campers of all abilities and learning styles can enjoy a fun, action-packed week where they will encounter animals up close, express their creativity, and explore the entire Zoo.