Upcoming Events

Here’s a look at all of the events and programs currently scheduled at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. This schedule is (of course) subject to revision. As the year goes on, please revisit this page for any changes.

April 2015

Saturday, April 25

Party for the Planet
@ 9:00am–3:00pm
This fun-filled celebration will give guests a closer look at ways they can make a positive impact on our environment. Party-goers can engage in interactive and exciting educational activities.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Join us for a wild day at the Zoo and earn credits towards badge requirements, achievements and electives. Scout Saturday Programs will start with a brief interactive educational program including live animal encounters, games and activities. Scout Saturdays are designed to work in conjunction with special events at the Zoo and feature activities for scouts that are related to the topic of the day and will add to your guest experience. Please take advantage of these special activities and visit the themed stations located throughout the park prior to the program start time. Information stations, games and activities will be offered at no additional charge and are open to the public 9:00am–3:00pm. Zoo admission is not included and will be required.*

*Scout Saturday Programs will work on credits towards both Cub Scout and Girl Scout Badge Requirements, depending on troop work and program topic and theme.

Cost: $10 per Scout (with one adult) plus admission for general public.
Registration ClosedScout Programs

Monday, April 27

Homeschool Monday: Chain Reaction
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
All living things need energy to live and grow. Where does the energy come from? Follow the food chain to find out! See how important each and every animal is to its ecosystem as we uncover the complexities of the food web. Find out why in the natural world it’s eat or be eaten!
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.
Registration ClosedHomeschool Programs

Wednesday, April 29

Pony Classes: Pony Pals
@ 10:45am (ages 2–5)
Children have a chance to learn all about the ponies at the Zoo through this fun, classroom-based class. Participants will get to explore stations, crafts, and even get to feed ponies a treat at the end of the program.
Cost: $10 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

Thursday, April 30

Backyard Buds: Mother’s Day Craft
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Children can come and make a unique gift that any special person will treasure! All materials and wrapping will be provided.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

May 2015

Saturday, May 2

Pony Classes: Ponies 101
@ 9:00am (ages 6–11)
Children will experience what it takes to get Riverbanks’ ponies ready for a day of riding. Learn how to measure, groom and tack the Zoo’s gentle ponies during this fun-filled class. Then, to make sure the ponies are ready for the day, participants will get to go for a pony ride around the trail!
Cost: $18 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

Bring your own container (18” to 24” in diameter), and we will help you fill it with great, tropical-looking plants for the summer. You will learn great design tips for great-looking containers all year long as you make a container your neighbors will envy. To help in the care for your new container, please choose sun or shade when you register.
Cost: $40 per person per class.

Monday, May 4

Homeschool Monday: Chain Reaction
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
All living things need energy to live and grow. Where does the energy come from? Follow the food chain to find out! See how important each and every animal is to its ecosystem as we uncover the complexities of the food web. Find out why in the natural world it’s eat or be eaten!
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, May 5

Discovery Day: Dazzling Dragonflies
@ 10:45am (ages 2–5)
Spring is here and the dragonflies are plentiful! Come and be dazzled by these shimmering insects.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, May 6

Discovery Day: Dazzling Dragonflies
@ 10:45am (ages 2–5)
Spring is here and the dragonflies are plentiful! Come and be dazzled by these shimmering insects.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, May 7

Backyard Buds: Mother’s Day Craft
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Children can come and make a unique gift that any special person will treasure! All materials and wrapping will be provided.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia! Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.

Saturday, May 9

Nature Explorers: Wizardry and Magic in the Garden
@ 10:00am–12:00pm (ages 5–9)
If you are a fan of Harry Potter, you will love this class on gardening magic. We will explore the world of plants that are used for potions and poisons, discuss animals capable of transfiguration, and care of magical creatures!
Cost: $10 per child per class. Plus admission for general public.

How Does Your Garden Grow?
@ 10:00am–4:00pm
Richland County Master Gardeners will be on-site and available to provide their expertise at Riverbanks Botanical Garden’s Rose Garden Pavilion. Guests are encouraged to bring their plant problems, samples or pictures of plants or pests to ID and general gardening questions.

Parents’ Night Out: Celebrate Mom
@ 6:00–9:30pm (ages 4–11)
Plan a night out on the town while your kids enjoy a fun-filled and educational evening full of adventure at Riverbanks Zoo under the care of Zoo staff and ZooTeen volunteers. Supervised activities will include games, crafts, animal encounters, a kid friendly movie with popcorn and a pizza dinner.
Cost per child: $20 Zoo members / $25 non-members.

Sunday, May 10

Treat mom to a very special Mother’s Day with brunch at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. Feast on fabulous fare from a variety of culinary stations while enjoying live jazz in one of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring public gardens. Reservations must be made by Thursday, May 7.
Cost: $39.95 adults / $25.95 children ages 2–12. Zoo admission is not included.
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Treat mom to a very special Mother’s Day with brunch at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. Feast on fabulous fare from a variety of culinary stations while enjoying live jazz in one of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring public gardens. Reservations must be made by Thursday, May 7.
Cost: $39.95 adults / $25.95 children ages 2–12. Zoo admission is not included.
Order TicketsPreview Menu

Monday, May 11

Homeschool Monday: Chain Reaction
@ 10:00am (ages 5–13)
All living things need energy to live and grow. Where does the energy come from? Follow the food chain to find out! See how important each and every animal is to its ecosystem as we uncover the complexities of the food web. Find out why in the natural world it’s eat or be eaten!
Cost: $5 per participant. Plus admission for general public.

Tuesday, May 12

Discovery Day: Totally Tropical Fish
@ 10:45am (ages 2–5)
Tropical reefs are home to many different types of fish! Go on an ocean voyage as we take a dive into learning about these jewels of the sea.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Wednesday, May 13

Discovery Day: Totally Tropical Fish
@ 10:45am (ages 2–5)
Tropical reefs are home to many different types of fish! Go on an ocean voyage as we take a dive into learning about these jewels of the sea.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Thursday, May 14

Backyard Buds: Frogs and Toads
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Time to get hopping as we dive into the difference between frogs and toads! We will do lots of jumping games as we explore the life cycles and habitats of these amphibians.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia! Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.

Friday, May 15

Endangered Species Day
@ 10:00am–2:00pm
Join Riverbanks as we celebrate and explore conservation projects happening at Riverbanks and around the world to help protect rare species.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Saturday, May 16

Pony Classes: Ponies 101
@ 9:00am (ages 6–11)
Children will experience what it takes to get Riverbanks’ ponies ready for a day of riding. Learn how to measure, groom and tack the Zoo’s gentle ponies during this fun-filled class. Then, to make sure the ponies are ready for the day, participants will get to go for a pony ride around the trail!
Cost: $18 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

A new trend in gardening has gardeners creating all sorts of creative garden arrangements and fairy gardens out of broken pots, natural items and miniature accessories. Learn how to create these detailed masterpieces full of life and imagination, using things you have around home. Bring a saucer or broken pot with you to create your magic!
Cost: $30 per person per class.

Be“ZOO”jeweled — Gems of the Rainforest
@ 6:15–8:00pm (ages 5–13)

Come and be BeZooJeweled! Riverbanks is pleased to offer this “girls only” program in honor of Endangered Species Day again this year. This will be a fun-filled evening of jewelry making, animal encounters, conservation education and activities. As we travel through the layers of a tropical rainforest, we will introduce you to its hidden jewels, the “bling” of the jungle and the animals who reign here! Learn about what you can do to help endangered animals, save their habitats, and of course create an entire collection of your very own, unique, eco-friendly, handmade jewelry. The night will conclude with a beaded or bejeweled-themed S.W.A.P.s meet*.

*Please plan to participate and bring a beaded or bejeweled-themed S.W.A.Ps to exchange with your fellow Girl Scouts!

Program and activities will work towards Girl Scout badge requirements for all levels that may include, but are not limited to: Daisy-Clover Petal: Use Resources Wisely, Journey- Between the Earth and Sky: Clover Award, Brownie- Eco-Explorer and Household Elf Badge. Junior: Get Moving! Jewelers Badge and Amuse: Animals Habitats.

Cost: $15 per Scout/Child (Ages: 5–13) / $5 per Adult.

Wednesday, May 20

Pony Classes: Pony Pals
@ 10:45am (ages 2–5)
Children have a chance to learn all about the ponies at the Zoo through this fun, classroom-based class. Participants will get to explore stations, crafts, and even get to feed ponies a treat at the end of the program.
Cost: $10 per parent-child pair (plus admission for general public.)

Thursday, May 21

Backyard Buds: Frogs and Toads
@ 10:00–10:45am (ages 2–5)
Time to get hopping as we dive into the difference between frogs and toads! We will do lots of jumping games as we explore the life cycles and habitats of these amphibians.
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia! Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.

Friday, May 22

It’s free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on three Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours – when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or all three. Parking is at the main Zoo entrance only.
  • Catch a penguin feeding.
  • See an owl presentation.
  • Talk to a bird keeper.
  • Feed the lorikeets.
  • Feed the giraffes.
  • Walk about with the kangaroos.
  • Take a spin on the Endangered Species Carousel.
  • Climb the Wild Adventures Rock Wall.
  • Ride the Spots and Stripes Railroad.
  • Enjoy the Magic of Ray.
  • Make a kids craft.
  • And more!
Free for Riverbanks members only
($5 per guest—no guest passes please).
Pre-registration is not required.
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Saturday, May 23

A facilitated, outdoor exploration with Riverbanks staff. Participating families will be loaned a backpack at the site of the Nature Adventure session and receive instructions on how to use the tools and resources contained inside. By using the field guides, magnifying glasses, collection jars and cameras in the backpacks, families can work together to discover new things and learn about our environment. Everyone will reconvene at a specified time to discuss their discoveries and what they learned. No one is an expert naturally; the joy comes in learning and discovering nature together in a safe environment.
Cost: $10 per family per session (plus the cost of admission to Riverbanks Zoo on Zoo days.)

Thursday, May 28

Music and flowers after hours—you won’t experience a night like this anywhere else in Columbia! Guests can enjoy live entertainment in the Botanical Garden every Thursday night in May. The event includes a cash bar; food also will be available for purchase.

June 2015

Monday, June 8

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, June 9

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 10

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, June 11

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, June 12

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Saturday, June 13

How Does Your Garden Grow?
@ 10:00am–4:00pm
Richland County Master Gardeners will be on-site and available to provide their expertise at Riverbanks Botanical Garden’s Rose Garden Pavilion. Guests are encouraged to bring their plant problems, samples or pictures of plants or pests to ID and general gardening questions.

Monday, June 15

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, June 16

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 17

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, June 18

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, June 19

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Saturday, June 20

A facilitated, outdoor exploration with Riverbanks staff. Participating families will be loaned a backpack at the site of the Nature Adventure session and receive instructions on how to use the tools and resources contained inside. By using the field guides, magnifying glasses, collection jars and cameras in the backpacks, families can work together to discover new things and learn about our environment. Everyone will reconvene at a specified time to discuss their discoveries and what they learned. No one is an expert naturally; the joy comes in learning and discovering nature together in a safe environment.
Cost: $10 per family per session (plus the cost of admission to Riverbanks Zoo on Zoo days.)

Parents’ Night Out: Summer Splash
@ 6:00–9:30pm (ages 4–11)
Plan a night out on the town while your kids enjoy a fun-filled and educational evening full of adventure at Riverbanks Zoo under the care of Zoo staff and ZooTeen volunteers. Supervised activities will include games, crafts, animal encounters, a kid friendly movie with popcorn and a pizza dinner.
Cost per child: $20 Zoo members / $25 non-members.

Monday, June 22

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, June 23

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, June 24

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, June 25

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, June 26

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Members’ Night Series
@ 6:00pm gates open
Free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on three Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours – when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or all three. Parking is at the main Zoo entrance only.
Free for Riverbanks members only
($5 per guest—no guest passes please).
Pre-registration is not required.
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Saturday, June 27

Family on Safari: Summer Fun Event
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
Summer is in full swing and it’s hot! Join us at Riverbanks Zoo and discover what animals do to cope with those steamy summer days as we celebrate summer fun.

Monday, June 29

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $96 members / $152 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Tuesday, June 30

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $96 members / $152 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

July 2015

Wednesday, July 1

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $96 members / $152 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 2

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $96 members / $152 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $148 members / $204 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Monday, July 6

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, July 7

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 8

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 9

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 10

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Monday, July 13

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, July 14

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 15

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 16

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 17

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Monday, July 20

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, July 21

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 22

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 23

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 24

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Members’ Night Series
@ 6:00pm gates open
Free, after-hours and for members only (no guest passes, please). Riverbanks members can stroll through the Zoo on three Friday evenings for three extraordinary hours – when the park is normally closed to the public. Come one evening or all three. Parking is at the main Zoo entrance only.
Free for Riverbanks members only
($5 per guest—no guest passes please).
Pre-registration is not required.
Learn More

Monday, July 27

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, July 28

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, July 29

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, July 30

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, July 31

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

August 2015

Monday, August 3

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, August 4

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, August 5

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, August 6

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, August 7

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Wild Seasons
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Do you like to visit the beach in the summer, anticipate snow in the winter, play in the leaves come fall, and watch flowers bloom in the spring? Animals and plants change their activities, too! Join the fun as we discover the wonders of each season.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Watery World
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Dive into the amazing world of water as we investigate the water cycle, its properties and the animals that call it home. Campers will have a splashing good time learning about sharks, sea turtles, frogs and lizards that can walk on water!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wildlife is hiding all around us, yet the signs they leave behind are often overlooked. Become an expert at identifying tracks, scat and sounds and understanding animal behavior this summer.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Yuckology
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
Animals do some weird, creepy and completely yucky stuff. Owls regurgitate their food, vampire bats drink blood and koala mom’s feed their joeys poop! Spend the week with us investigating how being gross can be good for survival.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

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: $35 Riverbanks members / $45 general public. $55 day of event
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Monday, August 10

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, August 11

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Wednesday, August 12

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Thursday, August 13

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Sprout Camp
@ 9:30–11:30am (ages 3–4 w/an adult)
Discover the wonders of the Garden as we play games, make crafts and go on garden adventures. We will explore how plants, bugs and animals all need each other as we look at food growing, hunt for bugs, and focus on animals in our backyard. This hands-on camp for 3 and 4-year-olds with an adult is a great way to encourage a love of nature through natural curiosity and imagination.
Cost: $84 members / $114 general public

Friday, August 14

KinderCamp (HALF Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–12:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $120 members / $190 general public

KinderCamp (FULL Day): Sense-able Animals
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 4–5)
Ever wonder how animals see after dark, hear under the water and feel without fingers? In this “tasteful” camp we will see how humans and animals make “sense” of things as they explore their homes.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Zooper Heroes: Zoo Borns
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 6–7)
Everyone loves babies! Find out how zoo youngsters spend their first hours, days and years of life. Join the fun as we investigate the colorful world of eggs, wild parenting strategies, life cycles and much more!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

From tunnels to nests, dens to dams, discover some amazing animal creations! Come participate in activities testing your own building skills as we learn about animal homes under construction at the Zoo.
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Wild Weeks—Z.S.I: Beastly Bling
@ 9:00am–3:00pm (ages 10–12)
They may not wear jewelry, the most expensive brand of clothing, or be into the latest fad, but animals are never “out of style” in the wild. Campers will enjoy the show as they learn how big hair, long nails, bright colors, and other accessories keep animals in fashion—and alive!
Cost: $185 members / $255 general public

Tuesday, August 18

Toucan Tuesdays
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Two can get in for the price of one during this summer promotion, but you must bring in two cans (or non-perishable items) to qualify. Promotion applies to general admission rates only (Explorer wristbands and memberships not included). Purchase one admission and get the second of equal or lesser value free. Visitor must turn in two canned or other non-perishable food items to receive the discount.

September 2015

Saturday, September 19

Animal Enrichment Day
@ 10:00am–4:30pm
Save the date for Riverbanks’ annual Animal Enrichment Day. Enrichment day gives guests an opportunity to watch wildlife in action as our animals sniff, stomp, pounce and play with tempting treats designed to stimulate their minds and bodies and enhance their overall well-being. Additional details to follow closer to the event date online here or our Facebook page.
All activities are free with paid admission or membership.
Animal Enrichment

Friday, September 25

Don’t miss the wildest event in town! Take an evening stroll through the Zoo, catch a glimpse of some wild creatures, savor tasty cuisine and cool cocktails, and bid on one-of-a-kind silent and live auction items. Proceeds support ongoing conservation and education efforts at Riverbanks.
Cost: $55 Riverbanks members / $65 general public. $75 day of event.
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October 2015

Friday, October 16

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Saturday, October 17

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Sunday, October 18

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Monday, October 19

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Tuesday, October 20

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Wednesday, October 21

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Thursday, October 22

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Friday, October 23

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Saturday, October 24

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Sunday, October 25

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Monday, October 26

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Tuesday, October 27

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Wednesday, October 28

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Thursday, October 29

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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Friday, October 30

Boo at the Zoo
@ 6:00–9:00pm
Hey, kids! Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the Zoo’s popular Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo! Children 12 and under are invited to wear costumes for a spook-fest complete with Frankenstein’s Foam Zone, an eeky freaky DJ dance party and a trick-or-treat trail with candy and much more. This family-friendly festival runs for 15 nights leading up to Halloween.
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November 2015

Wednesday, November 11

Veterans Day
@ 9:00am–5:00pm
Active duty and retired military personnel with a military ID card receive free admission in honor of Veterans Day.

Friday, November 20

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Saturday, November 21

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Sunday, November 22

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Monday, November 23

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Tuesday, November 24

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Wednesday, November 25

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Friday, November 27

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Saturday, November 28

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Sunday, November 29

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Monday, November 30

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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December 2015

Tuesday, December 1

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Wednesday, December 2

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Thursday, December 3

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Friday, December 4

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Saturday, December 5

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Sunday, December 6

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Monday, December 7

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Tuesday, December 8

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Wednesday, December 9

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Thursday, December 10

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Friday, December 11

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Saturday, December 12

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Sunday, December 13

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Monday, December 14

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Tuesday, December 15

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Wednesday, December 16

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Thursday, December 17

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Friday, December 18

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Saturday, December 19

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Sunday, December 20

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Monday, December 21

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Tuesday, December 22

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Wednesday, December 23

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Saturday, December 26

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Sunday, December 27

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Monday, December 28

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Tuesday, December 29

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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Wednesday, December 30

Lights Before Christmas
@ 5:00–9:00pm
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night!
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