Rhino Fiesta with Fireball & Yebonga

  • Sep 10
  • 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Fabulous Fireball

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Fireball and Yebonga, the Zoo’s charismatic rhinos. At this exclusive, after-hours reception, you’ll find out how the Zoo cares for these unique animals, and why rhinos in the wild really need our help! Enjoy appetizers and a glass of beer or wine while you chat with the Zoo’s keepers, and… read more

Photo Safari for ages 16+ – African Adventure

  • Oct 3
  • Nov 8
  • 8:30-11am

Do you love photography and wildlife?  Join photographer Heather Bird at Reid Park Zoo for a morning of 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… read more

ZOOcson 2015

  • Oct 16
  • 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Join us for a night of fun, food, entertainment and auctions at the 22nd annual ZOOcson, presented by Casino Del Sol Resort! Over 800 attendees will take part in this fundraising event which directly benefits Reid Park Zoo, its exhibits, education programs, conservation efforts and capital projects. Over 25 of Tucson’s favorite restaurants provide small-plate tastings… 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