Norfolk Botanical Garden Membership Swap

Zoo Members visiting the Norfolk Botanical Garden: 🌷 Virginia Zoo members who visit Norfolk Botanical Garden will receive free admission for up to 6 guests total depending on membership level. Not valid for special events and education programs. Please follow the instructions and use the promo code in the email from the Virginia Zoo to […]

Homeschool Day

Join us on March 6th for Homeschool Day at the Virginia Zoo! From 10am-2pm, we will bring learning to life with animal chats and encounters throughout the Zoo. This event is included with admission and does not require special registration. Please present notice to staff at ticket booth or tell them of exemption at time […]

Breakfast with the Animals

Breakfast with the Animals is your opportunity to rise, shine, and dine with your favorite Zoo residents. This exclusive access event gets you in before we open to the general public to enjoy a leisurely morning of snacking, strolling, learning, and seeing how morning meals are made on the wild side! A variety of grab-and-go […]

Spring Break

During times of high volume, The Virginia Zoo requires advanced tickets for entry. From March 30, 2024 to April 7, 2024, timed tickets will be required for entry for general admission AND members. Member tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the gate. Know Before […]

Spring Break Camp

The Virginia Zoo is home to many amazing animals…you may even call them magical! Join your fellow witches and wizards in becoming Spectacular Species Protectors as we explore the secret side of these fantastic creatures and learn all about their non-magic counterparts. It’s sure to cast a spell on you! Learn more and sign up […]

Adult Night

Unleash your inner wild child during our adults-only evening at the Zoo! Trails and exhibits will be open late and there will be drinks, a DJ, and a Food Truck Round Up alongside yard games to play in our Event Field.  *Event is Ages 21+. Schedule Animal ambassador greeters 5 - 5:45pm Activities 💲Ticket Prices💲 […]


The Virginia Zoo is proud to host the 2024 AZA Herpetology Taxon Advisory Group meeting. Join us for the full conference ($300) or just purchase a day pass ($100) and learn all about your favorite reptiles and amphibians! Click here to learn more information about schedules, reservations, and things to do in Hampton Roads.

Bike Night

Don’t miss your chance to tour the Zoo on two wheels!  Exhibits will be open late and there will be bike-centric vendors, food trucks, a decoration station and more. Last year’s event sold out quickly, so be sure to get your tickets early for this family-friendly event. *No Electric Bicycles Permitted (Unless Hybrids with Motors […]

Party for the Planet

Taking environmental action has never been so much fun! Join us for a day of activities including Keeper Chats, animal pop-ups, and our Annual Plant Sale. Our Educators and community partners will show you new ways to support conservation and be good stewards of our shared Earth! THIS EVENT IS FREE WITH YOUR GENERAL ZOO ADMISSION! Event takes place […]


It’s time to rock and roar with the Virginia Zoo! This outdoor concert event presents a night of music, food, friends, and family. 💲Ticket Prices💲 🎵 Member Adult (18+): $7 🎵 Member Child (2-17): $7 🎵 Non-Member Adult (12+): $17 🎵 Non-Member Child (2-11): $12 🎵 Children under 2 are free but require a reserved ticket […]