Calling all Party Animals!! 🦒🦓🐏 🐅🐆 Join BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo as they celebrate their 53rd birthday at Zippity Zoo Fest on April 1st and 2nd!
The whole family will enjoy our Annual spring festival complete with a live entertainment, edzoocation station, children’s village, animal enrichments, special character visits, free birthday cake and much more!
ZIPPITY ZOO FEST 2023
Enjoy the talents of community groups from across the area. We may even have some characters stop by throughout the weekend for socially-distanced photo opportunities!
Stop by the EdZooCation Station for fun and learning! Learn about animal facts, animal conservation and pollination. You might also get to meet some of our education department’s animal ambassadors!
Keeper Chats & Animal Enrichments
Hear from our Zoo Keepers, ask questions and learn how we care for our animals daily. At select chats, watch our animals enjoy a special Zoo birthday treat, while you enjoy a piece of free Zoo birthday cake!
Ambassador Animal Presentations
You’ll get to meet some of our education department’s animal ambassadors and learn a little about each species from our Education Department.
Photo Contest Winners Gallery – Sponsored by The Advocate
Enjoy a display of the winners of our photo contest. The photo contest is open to photographers of all ages and experience levels. Winners will be announced at Zippity Zoo Fest, and their printed photos will be on exhibit, gallery-style, throughout the 2-day event.
Free Birthday Cake – Sponsored by Rouses Supermarkets
Free birthday cake will be provided, while supplies last, courtesy of Rouses’ Supermarkets.
Saturday, April 1 & Sunday, April 2
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Grounds close at 6 p.m.
Children ages 2-12: $5.75
Children 1 & under: Free
Make plans to join the Zoo for a festive, fun-filled family day at the Zoo! Purchase tickets: https://www.brzoo.org/events/special/zippity-zoo-fest/