Special Events

Green Tie Gala - April 22

Join us for an inaugural fundraising event in support of the Greenville Zoo. Guests will meet ambassador animals and hear briefly from special guest speakers about what makes the Greenville Zoo such an important part of the community. A seated dinner with a live band and a silent auction will round out an evening of elegance and fun. Seating is limited, and we recommend purchasing your tickets early. This event is for 21 and older. Learn more!

Brew in the Zoo - May 20

The Greenville Zoo invites zoo-goers to tap into the wild at the annual Brew in the Zoo. The evening provides adults 21+ an opportunity to sample an assortment of beer and food while exploring the zoo after-hours. 

Sippin' Safari - September 9

The annual sampling event presented by Greenville Zoo Foundation transforms the Greenville Zoo into a pathway of wine and food tasting stations, with live music and raffles not to be missed. 

Boo in the Zoo - October 13-16, 20-23, and 27-30

Greenville Zoo’s annual family-friendly Halloween event for all ages features trick-or-treating and fun-filled booths including Dragon Alley and Alice’s Fun House. Everyone is invited to join in the fun and come in costume.

Zoom Through the Zoo - November 19

Join us for Greenville’s only 5K with a loop through the Greenville Zoo! Our race also includes a Kids Fun Run. Zoom Through the Zoo is a fundraiser for the Greenville Zoo, presented by the Greenville Zoo Foundation. Zoom Through the Zoo is a Greenville Track Club Corporate Shield event.

Holidays at the Zoo - December 16-30 (Closed 24 & 25)

Holidays at the Zoo will allow you to immerse yourself into a winter wonderland of twinkling lights, music, and holiday cheer. Visit during the day to enjoy the Christmas decorations and see your favorite animal friends OR visit in the evening to check out the enchanting light displays and the Holiday Village.