Special Events

Art Gone Wild Art Contest Winners!

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the winners of our annual Art Gone Wild art contest. Congratulations to all of the talented artists! A link to view all of the winner's work can be... Read More »

Annual Photo Contest 2022

Get your cameras ready! The Zoo’s annual Photo Contest, sponsored by The Advocate is happening again this year!  Get snappin now! The link to upload your best shots will be posted soon!  CATEGORIES  Children, ages 12... Read More »

I Heart My Zoo Day

Join us for a Valentine celebration on February 12th! This special day includes some fun heart and love themed enrichments for our affectionate animals and the kiddos can make a valentine for their favorite Zoo animal! Regular zoo... Read More »

Spring Green at the Zoo

Celebrate “Being Green” and learn how you can help wild animals and wild places! March 12th  9:30am- 4pm (Grounds close at 5) Read More »

Members Night at the Zoo

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... Read More »

Zippity Zoo Fest

  Entertainment Enjoy the talents of community groups from across the area. We may even have some characters stop by throughout the weekend for socially-distanced photo opportunities!  Ambassador Animal Meet & Greets You'll get to meet some of... Read More »