Check back for more upcoming events and information! In the mean time, add these events to your calendar.
Endangered Species Day – May 17, 2013
(10am-2pm) Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people young and old to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions that people can take to help protect our nation’s disappearing wildlife and last remaining open space. Protecting America’s wildlife and plants today is a legacy we leave to our children and grandchildren, so that all Americans can experience the rich variety of native species that help to define our nation. Join Cameron Park Zoo for activities and keeper talks.
Zoo Closing – June 1, 2013
The zoo will be closed for a private event. We will reopen on Sunday June 2, 2013 for normal operating hours.
World Oceans Day - June 8, 2013
(10am-2pm) Make a splash and celebrate World Oceans Day with Cameron Park Zoo. Participate in family-friendly and educational activities that bring recognition to ocean conservation while allowing Zoo visitors to learn how their everyday actions impact the world’s oceans and inhabitants.
World Rhino Day- September 21, 2013
(10am-2pm) Five Rhino Species Forever is the theme for World Rhino Day at Cameron Park Zoo. Come learn about the different species of rhinos and conservation efforts to protect them in the wild. There will be keeper talks, activities and a behind the scenes raffle to meet our resident rhinos.
Bird Conservation Day – October 5, 2013
(10am-2pm) Fly on over to Cameron Park Zoo, we have lots to “tweet” about. Enjoy keeper talks, presentations by local bird experts and animal encounters.
Zoo Boo - October 31, 2013
Cameron Park Zoo will hold its annual Zoo Boo on October 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Zoo Boo is for children between the ages of 2 yrs. and 12 yrs. old. Bring them dressed in their favorite costume and tour the harrowing herpetarium, the Arachniguy’s web, and walk the plank with the Pirates of the Flower Garden Reef. Kids will also enjoy games, face painting and the zoo’s barrel train.
Elephant Conservation Day- November 2, 2013
(10am-2pm) Elephants are the largest land mammal and Cameron Park Zoo has two! Come learn about our resident elephants and some of the activities they enjoy (painting, music). There will be representatives from the Waco Mammoth Site to talk about the elephants prehistoric relatives.
Wildlife Wonderland- November 9, 2013
(10am-2pm) Make the holidays special for the animals at Cameron Park Zoo. Find out about enrichment and help prepare items for the animals. Zookeepers will give talks to the public while providing enrichment treats and activities for the animals.
The Great Zoo Stampede- November 9, 2013
Cameron Park Zoo’s annual family fun run. Enjoy a 1-mile, 5K, or 10K run that benefits the animals of Cameron Park Zoo