Featured

CLOSE VIDEO

Riverbanks Roundup: Ask us a question!
close form
  • Spreading Our Wings

    Over the next 2 years, the landscape at Riverbanks will vastly change as a result of a $32 million dollar expansion. Stay up-to-date on how your Zoo’s future is shaping up!

    Info
  • Pay Two-for-One Admission

    Donate two cans of non-perishable food to Harvest Hope Food Bank and pay two-for-one admission during Toucan Tuesdays every Tuesday this summer, June 3 through August 26.

    Info

Please Note

BREW AT THE ZOO SOLD OUT:

Regular and VIP tickets for Brew at the Zoo have sold out for this Friday, August 1. Designated Driver tickets only will be available at the gate on the night of the event. Riverbanks would like to thank everyone who purchased tickets to this fundraiser. We look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming Events & Programs

Thursday, July 31

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public
Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public
Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Wild Teams
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
With the Winter Olympics just behind us, everyone is in the team spirit. Discover what it takes to be part of a pack, pride, herd or troop as campers compete to become the ultimate zoo team through games, activities, and more.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public
Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Friday, August 1

KinderCamp: Dino-mite!
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Step back in time with us as we dig up the answers to what these gigantic lizards ate, where they lived, and get a chance to meet their modern day relatives.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public
Week's Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Fight or Flight
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Secret weapons or great escapes are what it takes to survive where the wild things are. Don’t miss out on discovering the art of animal armor and defenses.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public
Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Wild Weeks—Riverbanks Rangers: Animal Aviators
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 8–9)
Did you know that birds and bats are not the only frequent flyers in the animal kingdom? Come soar with us as we explore the wonders of ballooning, gliding, parachuting and flying. Discover how aerodynamics makes aviation possible for some unlikely creatures in this fun-filled camp.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public
Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Wild Teams
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
With the Winter Olympics just behind us, everyone is in the team spirit. Discover what it takes to be part of a pack, pride, herd or troop as campers compete to become the ultimate zoo team through games, activities, and more.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public
Enrollment ClosedDay Camps

Brew at the Zoo
@ 7:00–9:30pm (ages 21 and up)
Make plans now to join us for the coolest suds sippin’ safari in Columbia! Brew at the Zoo provides the perfect remedy to those muggy Midlands’ days—samples of cold, frothy beer. From domestics to imports to specialty micros, guests can choose their brew and meander through the Zoo or hang out in the plaza and listen to live music. Event is rain or shine. No one under 21 will be admitted. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks.
Cost: $30 members / $40 general public / $50 day of event
Sold OutLearn More

Connect @

Our Partners:
BREW AT THE ZOO SOLD OUT

Regular and VIP tickets for Brew at the Zoo have sold out for this Friday, August 1. Designated Driver tickets only will be available at the gate on the night of the event. Riverbanks would like to thank everyone who purchased tickets to this fundraiser. We look forward to seeing you there!

500 Wildlife Parkway • Columbia, SC 29210 • 803.779.8717
(c)Riverbanks Zoo and Garden