The Buffalo Zoo offers a wide variety of events throughout the year. Choose from free events, which are included with your paid admission or fee-based events. Most of our events offer an educational component, a program-appropriate craft and animal demonstrations. No matter what type of event you choose, your family is sure to have a fun, educational experience) 995-6133 today!
December 14, 15, 21, & 22
December 14 11:00 a.m. is SOLD OUT
Breakfast with Santa and the Animals
Celebrate the holiday spirit with Santa and the Zoo animals! There will be two seatings each day at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Santa's elves will be hard at work treating everyone to a breakfast buffet provided by CJ's Catering, activities for the children, admission to the Zoo and, of course, a chance to visit with Santa himself! Pre-paid, nonrefundable tickets are required due to limited seating. Ticket prices for non-members are $15 for adults and $12 for children. Members will receive a $3 discount. Children under the age of 24 months will be admitted for free. (High chairs are not available.) Zoo Members, please use the code MEMBER to receive your discount.
To purchase tickets please CLICK HERE.
Zooper Saturday (featuring the Reptile House & M&T Rainforest Falls))
Come in out of the cold, and warm up with your favorite animal friends in the Reptile House and the M&T Bank Rainforest Falls exhibit! Learn all there is to know about these exotic species from our keeper talks, feedings, enrichment activities and much more! This event is free with Zoo admission and will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. For more information, please call (716) 995-6133 or visit www.buffalozoo.org.
Join Buffalo Zoo President/CEO Donna M. Fernandes, Ph.D., from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., and learn more about animal courtship & mating. The cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for Zoo members. Wine and light refreshments will be provided in our Education Department's CRC facility. Non-refundable reservations are required. Please note that this seminar is open only to mature audiences (ages 21 years and older). for more information call (716) 995-6133 today!
Polar Bites 2014
Put some fun in your February at Polar Bites 2014! Enjoy a fantastic evening event benfitting the Buffalo Zoo. Join us for some culinary delights along with wines, brews, and specialty services from some of the area’s finest establishments. This wildly popular fundraiser will take place at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Thursday, February 20th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Enjoy a basket auction, a silent auction, and visits with some of our animal ambassadors. Tickets are $35 pre-sale and $45 at the door. A limited number of VIP tickets are available at a cost of $60. VIP ticket holders receive early entry and special gift.
Call (716) 995-6131 or
CLICK HERE for standard tickets
CLICK HERE for VIP tickets
2013 Buffalo Zoo Photo Contest
Take your best shot at the Buffalo Zoo and enter to win! This year’s photo contest has four categories which include: Mammal, Reptile/Amphibian/Fish, Bird/Insect and Youth. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in each category. For more information please call (716) 995-6131. Good luck!
CLICK HERE to download rules and application.