Special Events

International Red Panda Day - September 19

Join us in recognition of International Red Panda Day to learn about red pandas and try out some red panda activities.  Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation.  

World Migratory Bird Day - October 10


Boo in the Zoo - October 15-18, 22-25, 29-1

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event for all ages features trick-or-treating and fun-filled booths. Everyone is invited to join in the fun and come in costume. MORE INFO

World Anteater Day - November 29

In celebration of World Anteater Day, visit Anton the giant anteater at his exhibit at the Greenville Zoo!  

Breakfast with Santa - December 5 - CACNELED

We are excited to host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 5th. Enjoy a delicious breakfast served by Texas Roadhouse, up close and personal time with Santa, a visit from an education animal, goodie bags, and a chance to win some fun prizes. Our annual Safari Santa will take place after Breakfast with Santa from 11:00am-1:00pm.  

Safari Santa - December 5 - CANCELED

The Greenville Zoo kicks off the holiday season with Safari Santa - a free (with admission) event for all ages. Kids can take their picture with Santa and the first 100 children receive a free cookie while enjoying a day at the zoo.