Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events and check back for more events and information throughout the year!

2017 Events

National Frog Month – Every Friday in April – Join Herp Staff at the Wetlands for a frog watch and tour of the Wetlands

Early Zoo Closing- May 6 — Cameron Park Zoo will be closing at 3:30 p.m. to prepare for KidZoobilee.

KidZoobilee – May 6 — Join us for our annual fundraising event designed specifically for children 2-12 years old.

Grapes with the Apes – May 11 — Enjoy an Asian Imperial Feast prepared by Vicki Parker, owner of Waco’s Bestyett Catering paired with fine wines from Valley Mills Vineyard. Featuring our Guest Speaker Graham L. Banes, PhD whose research has been featured on television by the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4 in the UK, and PBS in the USA. Dr. Banes also maintains an honorary appointment at the Chinese Academy of Sciences specializing in the study of Orangutans. Dinner will be served at the Cameron Park Zoo Pavilion. Dessert, Dessert Wines, and Coffee will be served at the Asian Forest where guests will enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the building, and an opportunity to see the Zoo’s baby orangutan, Razak. Tickets are $100 per person or Sponsor a table of 8 for $1,000 and each of your guests will receive a special gift.

International Migratory Bird Day- May 13— Activities and Keeper Talks

Mother’s Day- May 14 — All mothers/grandmothers accompanied by their children/grandchildren will receive free admission to the Zoo. All children and additional adults will pay regular admission.

MOM’s Event- May 14 — Activities and Keeper Talks at the Orangutan Exhibit

Endangered Species Day- May 19— Keeper Talks

World Turtle Day- May 23— Keeper Talks

International Otter Day- May 27— Activities and Keeper Talks

International Ungulate Day- June 3— Activities and Keeper Talks

World Environment Day– June 5– Activities and Keeper Talks

World Oceans Day- June 8— Activities, Keeper Talks, Touch Tank, and Dives

Bubbles – June 8Celebrate all things bubbly and help us raise funds for our Aquarium! Enjoy champagne, beer, soda, or our signature cocktail: Tidal Wave. Snack on hors d’ ouvres. Meet the Cameron Park Zoo mermaids and shop our Silent Auction. Adults 21+ only. Purchase Tickets

Father’s Day- June 18– All fathers/grandfathers accompanied by their children/grandchildren will receive free admission to the Zoo. All children and additional adults will pay regular admission.

World Giraffe Day- June 21— Keeper Talks

Pink Flamingo Day- June 23— Keeper Talks

Brew at the Zoo – October 14 — More information coming soon.

Zoo Boo – October 31 — Join us for our annual Halloween event. Consider us one of your trick or treating stops for the evening. Enjoy themed exhibits, trick or treating, games, and more.

H-E-B Zoo Stampede- November 11