Special Events

FrogWatch Training 2018

We are thrilled to once again be hosting a FrogWatch Program in 2018 and welcome volunteers to get involved. FrogWatch USA was created in 1998 by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as a contributory Public Participation in Scientific Research. In 2009,... Read More »

I Heart My Zoo Day

Join us for a Valentine extravaganza! This action-packed day includes Safari Amphitheater programs featuring the sometimes strange and amazing "birds and bees" facts as they apply to our affectionate animals. Make a valentine for your favorite person or animal! Regular... Read More »

Members Night

Members Night at the Zoo Friday, March 16th  We'd like to thank all of our Friends of the Zoo members, and what better way than to invite them over for a night exclusive access to the Zoo! See... Read More »

Spring Green at The Zoo

Celebrate "Being Green" and learn how you can help wild animals and wild places at special amphitheater programs. Games and crafts will also be included for the kids.  March 17th, 9:30am - 4pm (Grounds Close at 5pm) Read More »

Zippity Zoo Fest

Come celebrate 48 WILD years of BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo at the Zoo's annual spring festival and birthday celebration!  THIS YEAR AT ZIPPITY: Children's Village Our Capital One Pavilion is transformed this weekend into a... Read More »

Art Gone Wild Winners 2017

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the winners of our annual Art Gone Wild art contest, sponsored by Baton Rouge Parents Magazine. Congratulations to all of the talented artists! Grand Prize:  Rebecca Hutto (Originally entered... Read More »