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January 2020

Open New Year’s Day

January 1, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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The Zoo is open regular hours on New Year's Day, so come spend some holiday time with your animal friends at the Santa Barbara Zoo!

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Snow Festival/Sledding at the Zoo

January 26, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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A rare blizzard hits the Zoo with 80 tons of snow for sledding and snow play for this frosty fun family festival. Animals play in the snow and humans learn about the endangered snow leopard.

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February 2020

IMPROVology at the Lobero

February 20, 2020 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 8:00 PM

One event on June 18, 2020 at 8:00 PM

One event on October 8, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Lobero Theatre, 33 EAST CANON PERDIDO STREET
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Can California condors be comical? Do gorillas generate guffaws? And what’s so funny about a monkey’s uncle? Find out at IMPROVology, the Santa Barbara Zoo’s science-meets-comedy show, which has outgrown its nest and flown the coop, landing at the Lobero Theatre.

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March 2020

Princess Weekend/Save the Frogs

March 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until March 15, 2020

Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

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. Enjoy frog-inspired crafts, games, and special animal appearances.

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Princess Weekend/Save the Frogs

March 15, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until March 15, 2020

Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

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. Enjoy frog-inspired crafts, games, and special animal appearances.

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April 2020

El Día del Niño

April 5, 2020 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Celebrate this “Day of the Child” at the Zoo, one of the year’s most popular events, featuring Spanish-language music, children’s talent show, food, and fun! Cost: free with Zoo admission. Buy admission tickets online.

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May 2020

Members’ Night

May 1, 2020 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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For Santa Barbara Zoo Members and Foster Feeders Only. Join us as we celebrate our wonderful SB Zoo Members. Learn about the animals from the zookeepers who take care of them, ride the Zoo Train, dance with DJ Hecktik, enjoy a delicious dinner, and so much more! Reservations are required. Cost: tbd Note: the Zoo will close at 3:30 p.m. for this event. SB Zoo Members admitted until 3:00 p.m., tickets sold until 2:30 p.m.

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Roar & Pour Wine Festival

May 9, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Wine tasting event where the animals stay out late and the Zoo is open so guests can stroll and sip. Featuring tastings from more than 20 local wineries, tasty eats available for purchase from local food trucks and Rincon Catering, music, and more!

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June 2020

IMPROVology at the Lobero

June 18, 2020 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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One event on February 20, 2020 at 8:00 PM

One event on June 18, 2020 at 8:00 PM

One event on October 8, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Lobero Theatre, 33 EAST CANON PERDIDO STREET
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Can California condors be comical? Do gorillas generate guffaws? And what’s so funny about a monkey’s uncle? Find out at IMPROVology, the Santa Barbara Zoo’s science-meets-comedy show, which has outgrown its nest and flown the coop, landing at the Lobero Theatre.

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August 2020

DIGS

August 6, 2020 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

DIGS kicks off Fiesta week with the wildest party in Santa Barbara. Enjoy yummy appetizers from top local eateries, dance the night away, and hobnob with VIPs… like you. Viva DIGS! For more Fiesta activity info, visit the OSD website.

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