Grizzly Bear Picnic

  • May 17
  • 5:00 - 7:00 pm

You probably know that it’s important to “bear-proof” your campground but now’s your chance to see what could happen if you don’t! Guests will have the opportunity to help Zoo Keepers stage a campground inside the grizzly bear exhibit (while the bears are secure in their night house, of course). Then we’ll watch as bears… read more

Brew at the Zoo

  • Jun 20
  • 6:00 - 9:30 pm

Join Reid Park Zoo and Craft Tucson for 2015 Brew at the Zoo – Healthy & Hoppy. Proceeds will be used to help fund the building of a new health center for the Zoo’s animals. Reid Park Zoo has a fascinating diversity of animals that are happy, healthy, and cared for with love.  Imagine a… read more

Photo Safari for ages 16+ – African Adventure

  • Oct 3
  • 8:30-11am

Do you love photography and wildlife?  Join photographer Heather Bird at Reid Park Zoo for close encounters of the animal kind!  The program will begin with a 30 minute tutorial on how to get the best photos of the animals at the Zoo. Then we will journey out into the Zoo and behind the scenes to… read more

Behind the Scenes Tour for Ages 5 and Up

  • Nov 21
  • 9-10am
brush rhino behind the scenes

Journey behind the scenes at Reid Park Zoo and discover the rewards and challenges of caring for over 300 exotic animals every day.  You’ll visit the Zoo kitchen and an animal night house, and even get to meet an animal up close! This tour will give you a whole new perspective on what it takes to… read more