Party for the Planet – Bike to the Zoo

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 am — 12:00 pm

Join us for a Party for the Planet at the Zoo on Earth Day – Saturday, April 22!  Guests will enjoy a variety of conservation-themed activities and informational displays from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. to help celebrate fun ways to help protect our environment. Activities are free with paid admission to the Zoo.

Approximately 130 zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) are joining together for the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America—the 11th Annual Party For the Planet™!

Pedal your way to the Zoo and show your bicycle at the front gate for one free admission (per bike) until 12 p.m. only.


Schedule of events:

9:00      Lion – Enrichment

9:15      Ring-tailed Lemur – Enrichment

9:30      Tamandua-Conservation Learning Center Stage

10:00    Tiger – Keeper Chat

10:30    Owl – Conservation Learning Center Stage

10:45    Grizzly Bear – Enrichment

11:00    Elephant – Enrichment

11:00    Plant Raffle– Conservation Learning Center

11:30    Otter – Enrichment

Crafts and activities will take place at the Conservation learning Center from 9:00 – 12:00.


Valet bicycle parking inside the Zoo (available from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.) is made possible by volunteers from the Greater Arizona Bicycling Association (GABA).