Special Events

Boo in the Zoo presented by banfield pet hospital

30th Anniversary 1986-2016

Friday – Sunday, October 21–23 and October 28–30
Fridays, 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Regular Zoo Visitors - Early Closing Information

Zoo will stop selling Admission tickets at 3:45 p.m., and close at 4:30 p.m.
on Friday, October 21 and 28 to set up for Boo in the Zoo.
Zoo will stop selling Admission tickets at 2:15 p.m., and close at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 and 29 and on Sunday, October 23 and 30 to set up for Boo in the Zoo.

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event for children ages 12 and under features trick-or-treating, fun-filled booths, extinct species graveyard, princess castle with characters and an un-haunted house. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and everyone is invited to come in costume. More Information

Safari Santa

Saturday, December 3 • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Come enjoy the zoo AND have your photo taken with Santa! This event offers zoo guests the opportunity to visit with Santa and enjoy an afternoon at the zoo. The first 100 children to have their photos taken with Santa receive a free cookie and milk. As part of the event, some of the zoo animals will have their own Christmas tree and will enjoy a variety of enrichment treats.