Special Events

Zoo Run Run

2-Mile Race & Fun Run Date Changed to Saturday, November 14th. NEW THIS YEAR! Every participant receives a medal!  Run like a cheetah to our 15th annual Zoo Run Run 2-Mile Race and ½ Mile Kids' Fun... Read More »

Art Gone Wild

Art Gone Wild is back! Pick up your paints, pencils or crayons and let our tigers, rhinos, birds and more inspire your wild piece. All final submissions will be displayed at the Zoo during key dates of ZooLights (December 1... Read More »

ZooLights, Presented by Children’s Hospital New Orleans

November 27 - December 30 Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Admission gates open 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 9 p.m. Admission: Adults/Teens: $5 Seniors: $4 Ages 2-12: $3 Friends of the Zoo Members: $3 per person​ ZOOLIGHTS IS: ... Read More »

FrogWatch Training 2021

FrogWatch USA™ is the AZA's flagship citizen science program that invites individuals, groups, and families to learn about wetlands in their community and help conserve amphibians by monitoring local frog and toad calls. Citizen science programs, like FrogWatch,... Read More »