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.

July 2015

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

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.
  • Observe the gorillas in action and talk to a keeper.
  • Make a kids craft.
  • Take a spin on the Endangered Species Carousel.
  • Climb the rock wall.
  • Ride the Spots and Stripes Railroad.
  • Enjoy the Magic of Ray.
  • Get up-close to some amazing animals.
  • Feed the giraffes.
  • Walk about with the kangaroos.
Free for Riverbanks members only
($5 per guest—no guest passes please).
Pre-registration is not required.
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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

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 2

Family on Safari: Fall Fest Event
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
There is a change in the air! Now that summer has come to an end, it’s time to celebrate the arrival of fall. Join us for a fun-filled evening all about autumn. Dinner, snack and breakfast will be provided.

Friday, October 16

Family on Safari: Spooktacular Event
@ 6:00pm until 9:00am the next day (ages 5–adult ONLY)
Dress up the kids in their costumes for this fun-filled night focused on nocturnal creatures! Join us for a spooktacular evening of trick-or-treating and other fun activities! Dinner, snack and breakfast will be provided.

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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Twilight Trek: Winter Wonderland Event
@ 5:00pm (ages 3–adult ONLY)
A chill is in the air! Get ready for a festive evening full of cheer and devoted to winter. Dinner, admission to Lights Before Christmas and snack are included.
Cost: $30 per person
Registration Coming SoonFamily Programs

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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