In celebration of the Lunar New Year, visit Franklin Park Zoo on Saturday, February 2 for a special performance and zookeeper encounters! At 11:00 a.m., watch as the Imperial Lion Dance Team perform the Lion Dance in front of the Tropical Forest. The lion dance is a part of traditional Chinese folklore and culture, and […]
Feel like you’re in a fairy tale at Franklin Park Zoo! Meet a few of your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts and meet with the zookeepers to learn more about the animals who live at the zoo. Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite fairy tale inspired outfit.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will offer free admission on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. At Franklin Park Zoo, guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on the mural that will be located within the Tropical Forest Pavilion. This is a wonderful opportunity to […]
Looking for a great way to end the year? During your winter school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Be sure to visit the education station inside the Tropical Forest, where you’ll learn about the amazing adaptations of animals during the cold […]
The Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan is coming to Franklin Park Zoo! Look for the illuminating truck as it brings Santa to the Zoo on Saturday, December 8. Guests will be able to meet and take a free family photo with Santa between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. Warm up inside the Tropical Forest building as you watch […]
Shopping will be a zoo so come down to Franklin Park Zoo on Friday, November 23 and receive half priced admission! Warm up in the Tropical Forest as you burn off those Turkey Day calories and learn more about the Zoo’s animals during zookeeper chats. There will also be an arts and crafts table and […]
Whether it’s finding food, protecting one another, or simply a form of housing, many of the animals that live at Franklin Park Zoo depend on their unique family dynamics to survive. Did you know Prairie dogs have unique “barks” to warn their colony from different predators, or that ring-tailed lemurs keep their tails raised like […]
To honor the service of all veterans, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will offer free admission to veterans on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 10 – 12, 2018. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend a memorable day with family and friends while learning about fascinating wildlife from all over the world and exploring […]
This fall, immerse yourself in a seasonal experience unlike any other in Boston when Jack O’ Lantern Journey opens at Franklin Park Zoo on October 5, 2018. Taking place after the Zoo closes at night, this one-of-a-kind, family-friendly and immersive Halloween experience will delight and dazzle visitors of all ages as they stroll along a […]
Thrills, chills, and animals await you at Franklin Park Zoo’s annual Zoo Howl! During this popular Halloween event, children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at the Zoo. Other haunted happenings include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests and a haunted maze! Throughout the day, guests can learn about the importance […]
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