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Zoo Brew

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Enjoy tastings from 25+ breweries and vendors while strolling the Zoo’s hilltop and enjoying an ocean view.

World Ocean Day

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Celebrate World Ocean Day with us! At the Zoo, we will focus on snowy plovers, otters, and penguins with keeper talks, animal encounters, and ocean-related activities.

Summer Zoo Camp Begins

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Zoo Camp introduces kids ages 3 to 12 to the wild world of animals and science. Age-appropriate themed programs include games, teacher-led workshops, behind-the-scenes visits, up-close animal introductions, hands-on science, and animal-related crafts, songs, and skits.

Members’ Night

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Calling all Santa Barbara Zoo Members and Foster Feeders! Enjoy the evening hours at the Zoo with keeper talks and live music. Zoo closes early at 3:30 PM to the public.

DIGS

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

DIGS is Fiesta's wildest party, featuring food from local restaurants, margaritas, live music, and dancing on the Zoo’s iconic hilltop. Must be 21+ to attend. Zoo closes at 3:30 PM.

New Volunteer Orientation

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

New Volunteer Orientation is the first step to becoming a Zoo Docent or Keeper Aide, and you’ll meet fellow volunteers and learn how to start volunteering at the Zoo. 

Summer Zoo Camp Ends

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Zoo Camp introduces kids ages 3 to 12 to the wild world of animals and science. Age-appropriate themed programs include games, teacher-led workshops, behind-the-scenes visits, up-close animal introductions, hands-on science, and animal-related crafts, songs, and skits.

Zoofari Ball: Jungle After Dark

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Hosted full bars featuring top-shelf spirits and fine wines and a hand-crafted themed dinner plus music at the Zoo's beautiful hilltop. Zoo closes at 3:30 PM.

International Vulture Awareness Day

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day at the Zoo with fun and educational activities about nature's cleanup crew. Free with Zoo admission or membership.

Event Series Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

With six nights of “spell-a-bration,” there’s plenty of time to get into the Halloween spirit as the Zoo offers safe trick-­or-treating and “monster-ous” thrills and chills. Zoo closes at 3:30 PM.

SANTA BARBARA ZOO
500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103