Special Events

Party for the Planet

The Zoo will host "Party for the Planet" which is a day filled with conservation education, animal enrichments, and fun for the entire family in honor of Earth Day Weekend.  New This Year: We will be joined by... Read More »

Mother’s Day at the Zoo

On Mother's Day, take mom to see the animals! The first 100 mothers to arrive, will receive a free flower, courtesy of Billy Heromans. Regular Admission Applies. Hours 9:30am - 5pm. Gates close at 6pm.  Read More »

Breakfast With Animals

Exclusively for Safari Club and Director's Circle Members May 8th and 15th 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's... Read More »

Twilight Tours

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo invites you to visit this summer for Twilight Tours every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July from 6pm - 7:30pm. Take a twilight tram ride through the Zoo in the cool of the... Read More »

Wild Wine Walk

We are thrilled to announce that on May 21st, we will be hosting our 1st ever Wine Event at the Zoo! Wild Wine Walk will be an evening of wine tastings, food samplings, live music and more! The best part... Read More »