Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:00pm

Spring Zoo Camp Registration Begins

Thursday, February 1, 2018

I Heart My Zoo Day

Saturday, February 10, 2018

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 zoo admission applies. 

February 10th, 9:30am - 4pm (Grounds Close at 5pm). 

Zoo & Me Morning - Monkey Mardi Gras

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Monkey Mardi Gras

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - The Wearing of the Green

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Wearing of the Green

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Members Night at the Zoo

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

Friday, March 16, 2018

To thank all of our Friends of the Zoo members, the Zoo invites members for an exclusive evening to see what the Zoo is like after the gates close to the public. This special members’ appreciation party will include keeper chats, animal enrichments and other activities throughout the Zoo. Pre-registration is not required; simply present a valid membership card and photo ID for admittance. Free for all Friends of the Zoo members.

Admission from 4-7 p.m., grounds close at 8 p.m.

Spring Green at the Zoo

Saturday, March 17, 2018

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)

Summer Zoo Camp Registration Begins (EBR Parish)

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Summer Zoo Camp Registration Begins (Out of Parish)

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Zippity Zoo Fest

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - Sunday, April 8, 2018

Join the Zoo as we celebrate our 48th birthday with our annual Zippity Zoo Fest! Guest will enjoy a Children's Village, face painting, EdZooCation station, photo contest winners gallery, partner activity booths throughout the Zoo, animal enrichments and chats, family entertainment stage and of course, birthday cake! Regular Zoo admission applies. 

More info can be found on the ofifical Zippity Zoo Fest Page

9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Grounds close at 6 p.m.

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018

Zoo & Me Morning - Spring Fling

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Spring Fling

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - What's Bugging You?

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

What's Bugging You?

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - Tons of Turtles

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tons of Turtles

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - Tails from the Zoo

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tails of the Zoo

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - It's Raining Bats and Dogs

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

It's Raining Bats and Dogs

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - Something's Fishy Around Here

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Something's Fishy Around Here

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.

Zoo & Me Morning - Reindeer Games

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Reindeer Games

Held the second Tuesday of every month, this program is designed for 3- to 5-year-old children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Programs are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and will incorporate many exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

$18 per session for one child with one parent/guardian

$12 for each additional person (adult or child)

Pre-registration required. 225.775.3877, option 2.