The North Carolina Zoo hosts events from April to December that are designed to be enjoyed by guests of all ages.

Jan 27 - Oct 12

Strange Tails: Life of a North Carolina Zoo Veterinarian

Join us for a wild evening of stories from the people that take care of the North Carolina Zoo’s most exotic animals...Jb Minter, the North Carolina Zoo’s Director of Animal Health, leads a four-part series of conversations with other Zoo staff and gives a peek into the sometimes bizarre world of everyday, exotic animal care.  

 

Oct 24 - Oct 25

Boo at the Zoo

Celebrate Halloween at the Zoo! Boo at the Zoo is a family-friendly event of daytime Halloween fun. Enjoy trick-or-treat games, live music, entertainment, face painting, animal encounters and our popular children’s costume contest. Gather up the entire family  - all ages will enjoy this annual fall event at the Zoo.

Tickets for Boo may be purchased at the Zoo's North America or Africa admission gates.

Held both Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25 in the Africa Amphitheater (Solar Pointe if rain is forecast)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 12 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

 

 

 

Dec 05

Believe - Dec. 5

Come celebrate the magic of the season at the North Carolina Zoo's holiday Believe event. Enjoy touring the Zoo and making memories at the daytime holiday event, including Santa and Mrs. C, all in one stop!

    Dec 06

    Believe - Dec. 6

    Come celebrate the magic of the season at the North Carolina Zoo's holiday Believe event. Enjoy touring the Zoo and making memories at the daytime holiday event, including Santa and Mrs. C, all in one stop!

      Dec 12

      Believe - Dec. 12

      Come celebrate the magic of the season at the North Carolina Zoo's holiday Believe event. Enjoy touring the Zoo and making memories at the daytime holiday event, including Santa and Mrs. C, all in one stop!

        Dec 13

        Believe - Dec. 13

        Come celebrate the magic of the season at the North Carolina Zoo's holiday Believe event. Enjoy touring the Zoo and making memories at the daytime holiday event, including Santa and Mrs. C, all in one stop!