Special Events

Breakfast With Animals

Exclusively for Safari Club and Director's Circle Members May 12th and May 19th from 8am - 9:30am Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo invites you to our annual Breakfast with the Animals, an exclusive invitation-only event for our Director'... Read More »

Zoo Run Run

Zoo Run Run 5K and Fun Run Saturday, August 25, 2018 Run like a cheetah to our 13th annual Zoo Run Run 5K and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run! At the run, enjoy the scenery as you scamper, trot or gallop your... Read More »

Party for the Planet

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Zoo will host "Party for the Planet" which is a day filled with conservation education, special zoo keeper chats, animal enrichments, entertainment, and fun for the entire family in honor of Earth Day Weekend.  What... Read More »

Mother’s Day at the Zoo

On Mother's Day 2018, take mom to see the animals! The first 100 mothers to arrive, will receive a free flower, courtesy of Billy Heromans. There will be keeper chats and shows in the education amphitheater throughout the day. Regular Admission... Read More »

Bistro for Your Cause

April 24, 2018 A fun and delicious way to give back! Come enjoy a fantastic meal at Bistro Byronz Mid-City between 5-9pm and they will generously donate 20% of all food sales and 10% of all to-go food sales to Friends of the... Read More »