Bronx Zoo
Family Programs

Spooktacular Night Walk

In this kid-friendly evening program, meet some creepy, crawly animal visitors, listen to a spooky zoo tale, and take a walk to search for what lurks in the shadows of the zoo after dark! Costumes encouraged!

Looking for more spooktacular fun? Limited admission is included, so join us for a day of Boo at the Zoo before your program!

This program includes walking outside in dim light. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Ages: Recommended 5+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturdays, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22 & 10/29
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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Sensory Sensitive Spooktacular Morning

In this sensory friendly Halloween themed program, enjoy some spooky playtime, meet some animal visitors, and give treats to animals at the Children's Zoo! Costumes encouraged!

Looking for more spooktacular fun? Limited admission is included, so join us for a day of Boo at the Zoo after your program!

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Ages: All Ages

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Sundays, 10/23 & 10/30
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher
Photo Credit: © WCS

Bronx Zoo Mornings: Tigers

Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! Your family will learn about tigers through fun and engaging activities. After you meet an animal guest up close, our educators will guide you to Tiger Mountain to watch as our tigers enjoy their exhibit and chat with a zookeeper that cares for them.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Ages: All ages, recommended 3+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturday, 10/15
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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Bronx Zoo Mornings: Parrots

Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! Your family will learn about birds through fun and engaging activities. After you meet an animal guest up close, our educators will guide you to the World of Birds to watch as parrots and other birds enjoy their morning enrichment and chat with a zookeeper that cares for them.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

All ages, recommended 3+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturday, 12/17
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher©WCS

Bronx Zoo Mornings: Bears

Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! Your family will learn about bears through fun and engaging activities. After meeting a small ambassador animal up close, our educators will guide you to our Brown Bear Den to watch as the bears enjoy their exhibit and chat with a zookeeper who cares for them.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Ages: All ages, recommended 3+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturday, 3/18
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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Bronx Zoo Mornings: Jungle World

Your morning just got wild with this special before-hours program! Your family will learn about the rainforest and the animals that inhabit it through fun and engaging activities. After meeting an animal up close, our educators will guide you to Jungle World to watch as the rainforest animals enjoy their exhibits and chat with a zookeeper who cares for them.

This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Ages: All ages, recommended for 3+

Price: $36 members
$45 regular
Dates: Saturday, 4/15
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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Photo Credit: Veronica Miller

Family Nature Club

There is wildlife all around us, even in NYC! Join the Family Nature Club for FREE sessions that will connect your family to the local environment through unstructured free-play exploration and investigation. By completing this registration form, you will be entered into the nature club database and receive access to sign up for sessions every other month.

All participants MUST complete this registration form to attend any sessions.

Ages: All Ages

Price: $0 members
$0 regular
Dates: Sundays
1/08
3/05
5/14
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

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Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 800-433-4149 or email bzeducation@wcs.org.


Please visit the Bronx Zoo Know Before You Go page to review park policies related to COVID-19.


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