Events Calendar

Dino Safari

Dinosaur Safari

Apr 12 - Nov 2

They’re bigger and bad-der than ever – Dinosaur Safari is roaring back to the Bronx. A few fan favorites from last year are making a second appearance, but most of the dinos hissing and snarling along the trail will be newcomers. Find out how scientists investigate the secret lives of ancient animals as you travel back in time this spring. Special weekend events are listed on our Dino events calendar.

Fimi Elephant Puppet TheaterJulie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Fimi's Forest Adventure: An Elephant's Journey Home

May 24 - Sep 1

Fimi, a young African forest elephant, has been separated from her mother and the rest of the herd by poachers. On her journey to make it to Dzanga Bai before nightfall, she meets comical characters that teach her about other animals and how they live in the forest. Join us for the 30 minute family friendly puppet musical, and a fun way to educate the next generation of conservationists. 

Zoo CraftsJulie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Craft Area Presented by Animal Planet

Jul 3 - Sep 1

The Children’s Museum of the Arts Presents The Art of the Wild Four weekends during summer
The Children’s Museum of the Arts is a nonprofit arts facility that introduces children and their caregivers to the transformative power of the arts through hands-on art making.
Learn more about CMA at

Nature Play

Nature Play at the Terrace Café

Jul 10 - Aug 29

Every Thursday and Friday this July and August, join us for games and dramatic play as Discover Guides help bring the concepts of the Children's Zoo alive!

The Little Rockers Band

Little Rockers

Jul 19 - Aug 31

Come jam with The Little Rockers Band in their original, upbeat show "Rock & Roll Zoo."

Paisley Pickles

Paisley Pickles

Aug 30 - 31

Bring the zing back into your musical diet with the sounds of The Paisley Pickles.

Andean Condor

International Vulture Awareness Day

Sept 6

Join us September 6th for International Vulture Awareness Day. Spend time with our keepers and get to know the feathered fauna.

Teen Interns

Bronx Science Consortium Student Research Symposium

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Come to the Bronx Zoo to learn all about the latest science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research projects conducted by NYC students.