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 […]

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💲 […]

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 […]

ZooGrooves

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 […]

Pride Night

We’ll be adding hearts and rainbows to our stripes and spots during our second annual Pride Night. Learn new facts about your favorite Animal Ambassadors, tour select exhibits, grab a bite from our restaurant, and shake your plumage to an eclectic tune spun by a local DJ.  💲Ticket Prices💲 Advanced Purchase Pricing (until Sunday, 6/9) […]

Member Night

A special after-hours event, just for our Members! Unwind after work or school by visiting your favorite animals and exhibits at dusk. Hop around like a kangaroo in the bounce house or relax with games and food in the field. You don’t want to miss it! Gates will open at 5 PM. Event ends at 8 […]

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+.

Member Night

A special after-hours event, just for our Members! Unwind after work or school by visiting your favorite animals and exhibits at dusk. Hop around like a kangaroo in the bounce house or relax with games and food in the field. You don’t want to miss it! Gates will open at 5 PM. Event ends at 8 […]

Member Night

A special after-hours event, just for our Members! Unwind after work or school by visiting your favorite animals and exhibits at dusk. Hop around like a kangaroo in the bounce house or relax with games and food in the field. You don’t want to miss it! Gates will open at 5 PM. Event ends at 8 […]