Easter ExtravaganZOO 2022: SOLD OUT

Saturday, April 16, 2022 — Sunday, April 17, 2022
7:30 am — 9:30 am

This Easter Weekend, hop over to Reid Park Zoo for an eggstra special morning of festivities.

Hunt for eggs, enjoy a delicious breakfast, and meet the Easter Bunny at Reid Park Zoo’s Easter ExtravaganZOO! The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with an Easter egg hunt throughout the Zoo. Bring your Easter basket or bucket to collect eggs, there is an age-specific zone for joyful hunting for all. Eggs will be turned in for a treat bag sponsored by First Watch Cafe after the hunt. There will be special prizes for lucky children who find the golden dinosaur eggs or the Pyramid Federal Credit Union big teal egg.

At 8:45 a.m. guests will enjoy breakfast in our Event Garden and meet the Easter Bunny. After breakfast, stay and visit the Zoo – our animals will recieveEaster enrichment throughout the morning. Watch as the Zoo animals enjoy their Easter treats! And be sure to see the dinosaurs, as they move and bellow throughout the Zoo. Can you imagine the size of eggs these giants must have laid?

Limited capacity. Advance tickets required – tickets for this event will not be sold at the gate.


Sold Out!

Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. with gates opening promptly at 7:30 a.m. Please print your tickets and bring them with you or have your tickets visible on your phone.


Adopt an Animal with Your Ticket Reservation

Add on a symbolic adoption of the Zoo’s rhinos, zebra, squirrel monkeys, or wild dogs to your Easter bundle! This add-on includes a certificate of adoption, an information page about your animal, a thank you letter, and a plush of your animal to take home from Easter ExtravaganZOO! Reserve your Adopt an Animal package by April 13. Available while supplies last. 


Easter Bunny sponsor:


Treat Bag sponsor:



Breakfast menu:

  •  Breakfast burritos (adult and child versions) with toppings and hash browns
  •  Coffee, orange juice, water
  •  Cash bar featuring Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s for the adults

Event Schedule:

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. – Egg Hunt
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Turn in eggs for treat bags
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. – Breakfast


Zoo Members: $35 per adult ages 15+, $25 per child 2-14, $20 per child under 2
General Public: $40 per adult, $30 per child, $25 per child under 2