Our Howl-o-ween event is over, but you can still enjoy Halloween day at the Zoo. Come in costume if you want – cashiers will even have a treat for you! Keepers will be giving animals pumpkin treats from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A schedule will be posted at the front gate. And be sure… read more
Over 8,000 people visited the Zoo this weekend to trick-or-treat at Howl-o-ween! Thanks so much to all our sponsors, volunteers and guests for making it one of our best events ever!
Howl-o-ween begins tomorrow, and the Zoo is starting to look really scary! Well, not REALLY scary, more like fun scary. Bring the whole family out this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening for treats, costumed characters and decorations galore! See our events calendar for more information, or call 520-791-4022.
Can you help? With so many organizations competing for candy donations around Halloween, the Zoo faces a big challenge in getting enough treats to satisfy all of its trick-or-treaters at Howl-o-ween. Last year, friends of the Zoo donated thousands of individual pieces of candy, helping to make the event our best ever! We’re hoping that… read more
We are pleased to welcome Jim Schnormeier, Reid Park Zoo’s new General Curator. Jim previously worked at the Sacramento Zoo, but began his Zoo career right here in Tucson, years ago, as an intern. Zoo Administrator Susan Basford says, “We are delighted that Jim will be a part of all the exciting projects we are… read more