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Crickets 101

Monday, September 29th, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10 am to 12 pm you will learn everything you need to know about cricket care and cricket science. If you dare, you can even taste one! Each person will build a cricket house using recycled materials and you can have your own singing cricket. For a full schedule of Saturday Workshops, download the informational packet here. For ages 5 to 17 years.

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. Spring is here at the Austin Zoo! 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!