Zoo Camp

March 25–29. It's time for Spring Zoo Camp!

 

Roar & Pour

The Zoo's wild wine event is May 11.

 

Princess Weekend

March 23 & 24. Wear a crown. Save a frog. Bring your princess or superhero to the Zoo!

 

Adorable Aussies

Say g'day to adorable koalas Chuckles and
Thackory, here at the Zoo through April 29.

 

Western Pond Turtle

This handsome reptile is California's only native freshwater turtle.

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Today at the Zoo

Monday March 18, 2019 |

We're currently open.Today's Hours: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Live Stage Shows

Performances at noon and 2 p.m.

Play Area

A place to let your little ‘animals’ run wild!

Giraffe Feeding

Get up close and personal with the tallest residents of the Zoo!

What’s New at the Zoo

Roar & Pour

A wild wine event! Get your tickets here.

Condor Conservation

Learn more about these endangered beauties

Zoo Field Trips

Bring your herd to the Zoo

Donate Browse

Your green waste is a gorilla’s meal!

Upcoming Events at the Zoo

Sat 23

Princess Weekend/Save the Frogs

March 23 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

There’s no better time than springtime to honor the world’s many and varied frogs and amphibians, and meet Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and other princesses in person, too. Learn how zoos and aquariums are working to save the world’s threatened amphibians, and enjoy frog-inspired crafts, games, and special animal appearances.

Sat 23

Explorer Fundays: Paper Roll Frogs

March 23 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

52 Weeks of Fun!

This week’s craft station will be on Cabrillo Lawn with the other Princess Weekend activities! Hop on over and make a frog friend.

Explorer Fundays activities are held every Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Explore Store.

Cost: free with Zoo admission 

Sun 24

Princess Weekend/Save the Frogs

March 24 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

There’s no better time than springtime to honor the world’s many and varied frogs and amphibians, and meet Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and other princesses in person, too. Learn how zoos and aquariums are working to save the world’s threatened amphibians, and enjoy frog-inspired crafts, games, and special animal appearances.

Sun 24

Explorer Fundays: Paper Roll Frogs

March 24 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

52 Weeks of Fun!

This week’s craft station will be on Cabrillo Lawn with the other Princess Weekend activities! Hop on over and make a frog friend.

Explorer Fundays activities are held every Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Explore Store.

Cost: free with Zoo admission 

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Animals

Animals

The Santa Barbara Zoo is home to 146 species of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects. More than 500 animals are exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats. If you can’t visit us in person, you can find out more about some of our animals here.

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Conservation

Conservation

You’re probably aware of the good work that the Santa Barbara Zoo does with our own animals. However, many people are not aware of the work we do in the wild.

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Membership

Membership

As a Santa Barbara Zoo Member, you are part of a network of thousands of individuals and families who support the Zoo’s mission of preserving, conserving, and enhancing the natural world and its living treasures.

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

The Santa Barbara Zoo offers unique birthday party packages for children 12 & under, and the grown-ups will have a great time too!

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Weddings

Weddings

Make your wedding unforgettable at the Santa Barbara Zoo. Guests will enjoy nearly 30 acres of lush gardens, majestic ocean views, and our incredible animals.

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California Tales

California Tales

Two Different Live Shows: “California Tales: Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies” and “Dino Doc”

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Santa Barbara Zoo Presents

Really interesting stories about animals from really interesting people.

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About the Santa Barbara Zoo

Our Mission

The Santa Barbara Zoo is dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and enhancement of the natural world and its living treasures through education, research, and recreation.

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