African Journey Celebration

Sat., June 22 - Sun., June 23 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Journey Begins!

It’s almost time to celebrate lions, giraffes, and elephants! On June 22 & 23 be one of the first guests to experience three totally new habitats at the African Journey Celebration. Take in sweeping new views of expanded habitats and get up close with some of Africa’s biggest wildlife like never before. This event is free with Zoo admission or membership.

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Schedule for all weekend:

  • 10:00 am – 3:30 pm – Education Stations throughout the Zoo
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Meet a Giraffe Keeper Table
  • 11:45 am – Puppet Show at the Oasis Stage
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Meet a Lion Keeper Table
  • 12:00 pm – Lion Keeper Chat
  • 12:30 pm – Elephant Keeper Chat
  • 2:00 pm – Giraffe Keeper Chat