Special Events


Princess and Pirate: Save the Frogs Day

Saturday, April 29 • 10 am – 1 pm • Live Music by Hans Wolff

In an effort to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of frog species worldwide, the Greenville Zoo will host Save the Frogs Day. The annual event will feature frog-inspired arts and crafts and educational activities including the isolation of DNA with Clemson University Life Science Outreach Center. This activity helps to raise awareness about the rapid disappearance of frog species. 

Adding a twist to the event, children ages 12 and under, who attend the event dressed as a princess or pirate will receive half price admission with a paid adult admission during 10 am - 1 pm. Princess and Pirate characters will also be strolling the zoo grounds, so bring your camera! 

M.O.M. Day

Saturday, May 13 • 10 am – 1 pm • Live Music by Hans Wolff

Join us for MOM Day! We will be paying tribute to orangutan mothers and learning all about their plight in the wild and what you can do to help! The MOM Campaign is a positive way to bring attention to the crisis facing these beautiful red apes by encouraging people to help protect them.

Mothers Day • Sunday, May 14

Celebrate Mother's Day with us! Free admission all day for moms with a paying child (ages 3-15).

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Endangered Species Day

Friday, May 19 • 10 am – 1 pm • Live Music by Conservation Theory

Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions they can take to help protect them.

Brew in the Zoo presented by RJ Rockers

Friday, May 26 • 6:30 – 9 pm • Live Music by LYRIC

The Greenville Zoo invites zoo-goers to tap into the wild at the annual Brew in the Zoo. The evening provides adults 21 and older an opportunity to sample an assortment of beer and food all while exploring the zoo during its after-hours. Brew in the Zoo promises a fun evening of sampling, with beer provided by RJ Rockers, along with food donated by local restaurants and live musical entertainment performed by LYRIC from Asheville, NC. 

Early Admission will enter 30 minutes before General Admission and will sample a special "zoo brew" from RJ Rockers. All proceeds benefit various programs throughout the zoo and $5 per admission ticket will be donated to the Madagascar Fauna Flora Group. 

Find out more about Brew in the Zoo and get tickets.

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