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Donate Blankets!

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Winter is nearly here in Texas and our Zookeepers need more blankets for the animals. Bring donated blankets, sheets, and towels to the Austin Zoo Gift Shop between 9:30 am and 5:00 pm daily and help our animals have a comfy winter!

New Venue for Parties

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Looking for a cool place to have a birthday party or special event? Look no farther than our Events Pavilion! This spacious 875 square foot indoor, temperature controlled venue is available for rental daily for $100.00 for a two hour time slot, 10 am to 12pm, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, and 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The space, located inside our Education Building, is ideal for Safari Greg shows and birthday parties. Call the Gift Shop at 512-288-1490 to reserve space today!

Free Parking! Ride the Train!

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Parking at the Austin Zoo is always free. When you come out, for only $2.50 give our train the Rawhide Rocket a ride. Children under two ride the train for free.

Safari Greg

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Did you know that Alligators have three eyelids? Learn more fun and interesting facts about animals by scheduling a Safari Greg presentation, at the Zoo or offsite. Birthday parties, school or civic organizations, Greg does them all. To find out more about scheduling a visit from Safari Greg, visit

New at the Zoo!

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

We have lots of great things happening at Austin Zoo this month! Our black leopard Rowdy is turning 28, we have beautiful painted fiberglass animals up for auction to benefit Austin Zoo, and we have amazing private tours available. Follow the link to learn more!