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Black Bear Cubs Korben, Tilly and Ruby’s 1st Birthday Party

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Join us Saturday, January 17th at 1:00pm to celebrate the Black Bear Cubs Korben, Tilly and Ruby’s 1st birthday! Zookeepers will demonstrate target training with the cubs. We will dedicate the Bears and Butterflies mural by Artist Debra Wilson. Refreshments will be served. Come join us for the celebration! Free with regular paid Zoo admission. RSVP on our Facebook page if you would like to attend!

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!


Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Instead of booking your birthday party on a Saturday or Sunday, why not book it on a weekday when venue rentals are half off weekend rates?  See the Birthday Parties page or call (512) 288-1490 for more details.

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