Upcoming Events

The events below are open to public. For special events and previews available to only Zoo members, visit our Member News & Events page.

Rock 'n' Roar

Mister G.

July 8 11 a.m.

Summer Ale Festival

July 19 6:30–10 p.m.
Enjoy an evening amongst friends and exotic creatures alike! The Philadelphia Zoo invites you to join us for Summer Ale Festival 2014 where you will sample regional craft beers and enjoy live music – all while surrounded by brilliantly colored birds, majestic great apes and exceptional big cats that call the Zoo's lush gardens and exhibits home.

Tickets include a souvenir tasting cup, free Zoo parking and a free shuttle from 30th Street Station. Summer Ale Festival is for guests 21 years or older.

Rock 'n' Roar

Ernie & Neal

July 22 11 a.m.

Rock 'n' Roar

Chris & Lou

August 5 11 a.m.

Lung Love Run/Walk
(Zoo-hosted event,* organized by the Lung Cancer Alliance) 

August 16 7 a.m.

XTU at the Zoo Presents Brett Eldredge

August 18 7 p.m.
America's first zoo hosts rising country music star Brett Eldredge. Proceeds from the XTU at the Zoo concert event will benefit the Zoo’s overall mission of inspiring action for animals and habitats around the world.

Rock 'n' Roar

The Paisley Pickles

August 19 11 a.m.

O2 Breathe Walk
(Zoo-hosted event,* organized by the Pulmonary Hypertension Assocation)

September 7  

The Day Philly Remembers Walk & 5K Run
(Zoo-hosted event,* organized by the Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation)

September 13  


October 11


Beast Feast

October 4-5 and 11-12  

Second Annual Superhero Walk
(Zoo-hosted event,* organized by CASA Philadelphia) 

October 11 9 a.m.

Walk for Wishes
(Zoo-hosted event,* organized by Make-A-Wish Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley) 

October 12 9 a.m.

Boo at the Zoo

October 18-19 and 25-26  

Run for the Stripes 5K
(Zoo-hosted event*) 

November 8 9 a.m.

Zoo Noel

December 20-21  

*Events marked with an asterisk are brought to the Zoo by featured outside organizations and hosted by Philadelphia Zoo. Please contact the organizer for event details.