Barred Tiger Salamander

Barred Tiger Salamander

The tiger salamander is a “species of special concern” in California and is “endangered” in New York State. They are beneficial to the environment as insect eaters.

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Animal Demonstrations

Weekends only beginning Saturday, May 23 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Daily beginning Monday, June 29
| 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ends: Labor Day, September 7
Free with paid admission or zoo membership

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World Oceans Day

Saturday, June 6 | 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free with paid admission or zoo membership

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Annual Member Appreciation Event

Wednesday, June 10 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Free for zoo members and Adopt parents only
No RSVP required
Questions? Contact membership at (315) 435-8511 x130/x129

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Birdies Before Brew

Friday, August 7 | Shotgun start 1:45 p.m.
Burnet Park Golf Course, Syracuse
Registration required, $500 per foursome
Sponsorships begin at $750, hole and tee signs available
Contact: Jill Allen, (315) 435-8511 x108

Help raise funds for Friends of the Zoo's education programs (benefiting over 157,000 people of all ages each year) while golfing on Burnet Park's historic 9-hole course overlooking the City of Syracuse. After the tournament enjoy a VIP reception, parking and admission to the annual sell-out fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo!

Brew at the Zoo

Friday, August 7 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Tickets required
Advance: $50 per person
Group (6+): $45 per person
Door*: $60 per person
(*If available - this event sells out during advance sale every year!)

Sponsored by CXtec and TERACAI
Anyone under 21, including infants and toddlers, will not be admitted.
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Asian Elephant Extravaganza

Saturday, August 22 | 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free with paid admission or zoo membership

Celebrate Asian culture and honor the zoo's magnificent elephants. Presented in partnership with the Syracuse University South Asia Center and the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

SAVE THE DATE: ZOO BOO

Saturdays, October 17 & 24
Sundays, October 18 &25

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.