Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Event list

Family Twilight: Creepy Critters Craft Corner

Family Twilight: Creepy Critters Craft Corner

October 22
“Ring” in the Halloween season with a decoration sure to impress Trick or Treaters! Bring your frighteningly good painting and crafting skills as we create a creepy craft. It will be a howling go ...
Family Twilight: Creepy Critters Craft Corner
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 23 - October 31
One of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s most beloved family events is back with a safe, fun “kooky not spooky” daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo becomes a kid-friendly haunt with trick-or-treat s ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 24 - October 31
One of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s most beloved family events is back with a safe, fun “kooky not spooky” daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo becomes a kid-friendly haunt with trick-or-treat s ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 30 - October 31
One of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s most beloved family events is back with a safe, fun “kooky not spooky” daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo becomes a kid-friendly haunt with trick-or-treat s ...
Zoo Boo
Zoo Boo

Zoo Boo

October 31
One of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s most beloved family events is back with a safe, fun “kooky not spooky” daytime Halloween celebration. The zoo becomes a kid-friendly haunt with trick-or-treat s ...
Zoo Boo
One Day Zoo Camp

One Day Zoo Camp

November 2
Make the best of a day off from school! Play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Pizza party lunch included!Members: $55 per child | Non-Members: $65 per child
One Day Zoo Camp
Wild Beginnings: Toes, Tails & Tongues, Oh My!

Wild Beginnings: Toes, Tails & Tongues, Oh My!

November 3
Join the education team for a three-week program tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story and an opport ...
Wild Beginnings: Toes, Tails & Tongues, Oh My!
Kids' Night Out

Kids' Night Out

November 5
Looking for a night out? Drop your kids off at the zoo to party like an animal! Kids will enjoy pizza upon arrival, meet animals up close, tour the zoo after hours, make crafts and play games througho ...
Kids' Night Out
Squishing of the Squash

Squishing of the Squash

November 6
What happens to the pumpkins when Halloween’s over? The squash get squished - by our zoo animals! Watch as tigers, camels, elephants and primates romp, stomp and chomp pumpkins of all sizes – incl ...
Squishing of the Squash
Edventure Days

Edventure Days

November 9
Join the Education Team at Explorer’s Outpost for a five week learning series that provides a unique opportunity for you and your child to learn more about the animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. T ...
Edventure Days
One Day Zoo Camp

One Day Zoo Camp

November 11
Make the best of a day off from school! Play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Pizza party lunch included!Members: $55 per child | Non-Members: $65 per child
One Day Zoo Camp
Gourmet Harvest Dinner Pairing: Bell’s Big Cat Dinner

Gourmet Harvest Dinner Pairing: Bell’s Big Cat Dinner

November 12
Bell’s Big Cat DinnerHighlighting the Big Cats at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. These delectable dishes are designed with the carnivore in mind. Each course will be paired with a Bell’s Inspired Brewi ...
Gourmet Harvest Dinner Pairing: Bell’s Big Cat Dinner
Edventure Academy: Feasts and Beasts

Edventure Academy: Feasts and Beasts

November 12 - November 13
Animals, both wild and domestic, are very food motivated! “Feast” your eyes on some of your most beloved animals’ favorite treats and what they are willing to do for them. All while creating a f ...
Edventure Academy: Feasts and Beasts
Edventure Academy: Feasts and Beasts

Edventure Academy: Feasts and Beasts

November 13
Animals, both wild and domestic, are very food motivated! “Feast” your eyes on some of your most beloved animals’ favorite treats and what they are willing to do for them. All while creating a f ...
Edventure Academy: Feasts and Beasts
One Day Zoo Camp

One Day Zoo Camp

November 24
Make the best of a day off from school! Play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Pizza party lunch included!Members: $55 per child | Non-Members: $65 per child
One Day Zoo Camp
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 3 - December 18
New for the holidays! Take a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday treats like hot chocolate and s ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 4 - December 18
New for the holidays! Take a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday treats like hot chocolate and s ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 10 - December 18
New for the holidays! Take a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday treats like hot chocolate and s ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 11 - December 18
New for the holidays! Take a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday treats like hot chocolate and s ...
Holiday Nights
Edventure Academy: Cold Weather Critters

Edventure Academy: Cold Weather Critters

December 17 - December 18
What animals come to mind when you think of the holiday season? Celebrate the holidays with all the cuddly critters you can imagine. Find the animal artist in you as we create a holiday craft together ...
Edventure Academy: Cold Weather Critters
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 17 - December 18
New for the holidays! Take a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday treats like hot chocolate and s ...
Holiday Nights
Edventure Academy: Cold Weather Critters

Edventure Academy: Cold Weather Critters

December 18
What animals come to mind when you think of the holiday season? Celebrate the holidays with all the cuddly critters you can imagine. Find the animal artist in you as we create a holiday craft together ...
Edventure Academy: Cold Weather Critters
Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights

December 18
New for the holidays! Take a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday treats like hot chocolate and s ...
Holiday Nights
Holiday Zoo Camp

Holiday Zoo Camp

December 27 - December 31
Explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Join us for one, two, or all 5 days!One-Day Zoo Camps for Ages 6-11Members: $45 per child | Non-Members: $55 per child
Holiday Zoo Camp
Holiday Zoo Camp

Holiday Zoo Camp

December 28 - December 31
Explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Join us for one, two, or all 5 days!One-Day Zoo Camps for Ages 6-11Members: $45 per child | Non-Members: $55 per child
Holiday Zoo Camp
Holiday Zoo Camp

Holiday Zoo Camp

December 29 - December 31
Explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Join us for one, two, or all 5 days!One-Day Zoo Camps for Ages 6-11Members: $45 per child | Non-Members: $55 per child
Holiday Zoo Camp
Holiday Zoo Camp

Holiday Zoo Camp

December 30 - December 31
Explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Join us for one, two, or all 5 days!One-Day Zoo Camps for Ages 6-11Members: $45 per child | Non-Members: $55 per child
Holiday Zoo Camp
Holiday Zoo Camp

Holiday Zoo Camp

December 31
Explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close. Join us for one, two, or all 5 days!One-Day Zoo Camps for Ages 6-11Members: $45 per child | Non-Members: $55 per child
Holiday Zoo Camp
Noon Year's Eve

Noon Year's Eve

December 31
Come ring in the “noon” year at the zoo with this popular family event! Enjoy entertainment, a dance party and a New Year’s celebration that keeps bedtime in mind, complete with ball drop countd ...
Noon Year's Eve
Wild About Theater!

Wild About Theater!

January 9
Join us for an exciting new program at the zoo with Redhouse Arts Center and Open Hand Puppet Theater. Throughout this 6-week program, kids ages 10-15 years will learn various theatrical skills, such ...
Wild About Theater!
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