Spring at the Greenville Zoo!

Spring is in the air, and the Zoo is celebrating
with a host of events for all ages!  

Party for the Planet

Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 20 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with the planet's amazing and diverse wildlife? Local conservation organizations will be onsite to share ideas on how to make our world a better place to live and play. Join the fun with hands-on activities at stations throughout the zoo, all included with admission.

Save the Frogs & Citizen Science Day

Save the Frogs & Citizen Science Day

Saturday, April 27 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Greenville Zoo hosts Save the Frogs Day to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of frog species worldwide. This annual event also celebrates Citizen Science Day, showcasing our local citizen science groups to demonstrate the opportunities and contributions of citizen scientists in our community. Don't miss the chance to isolate DNA and see what it looks like with volunteers from Clemson University Life Sciences Outreach Center!

Spring Adventure Day

Spring Adventure Day

Anybody up for a zoo adventure? Join us for Spring Adventure Day on Wednesday, April 17!  Students will explore the Zoo with scavenger hunts, make crafts, and meet animal visitors. Lunch will be provided.

$50 (Member Child)
$60 (Non-Member Child)

Register today!

Saving Sumatra's Orangutans

Greenville Zoo Conservation Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 17 • 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Children's Museum of The Upstate

Special Guest Speaker: Ian Singleton, PhD
Director of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme

Join us for this FREE presentation that will address the threats to orangutans, explain the work of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program (SOCP) in conserving orangutans in Sumatra and describe the SOCP's innovative new Orangutan Haven project currently under development in North Sumatra.

If possible, pre-register for this FREE event.

Zoom Through the Zoo

Zoom Through the Zoo

Saturday, May 11 • 8 a.m.

Join us for Greenville’s only 5K with a loop through the Greenville Zoo! Our race also includes a Kids Fun Run!

Zoom Through the Zoo is a fundraiser for the Greenville Zoo, presented by the Greenville Zoo Foundation. Zoom Through the Zoo is also a Greenville Track Club  Corporate Shield event.

Register today! 


The Greenville Zoo Foundation needs volunteers for Zoom Through the Zoo on Saturday, May 11, 6:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  If you would like to volunteer, contact Olitsia Marshall at  omarshall@greenvillesc.gov.

Brew in the Zoo presented by RJ Rockers

Brew in the Zoo

Friday, May 31 • 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The Greenville Zoo invites zoo-goers to tap into the wild at our 10th annual Brew in the Zoo. The evening provides adults 21+ an opportunity to sample an assortment of craft beers while exploring the zoo after-hours. The event also includes live music by Cody Webb and food samplings. 

Tickets go on sale today, Friday, April 12, at brewinthezoo.eventbrite.com

April Adopt-an-Animal


April is Anteater month! Adopt an Anteater at the $50 Supporter level during April and get an adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, Adopt-an-Animal Wild Parent decal, a plush giraffe OR two guest passes, and a Greenville Zoo water bottle.

Our newest wild parents are: 
Chris Turner – Ocelots
Shannon Brown – American Alligators
Carmen Shell – Sumatran Orangutans
April McBride – Black & White Lemurs
Dena Stacks – Ocelots
Scarlett Grace Bowers – Rhinoceros Iguana

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