Special Events

International Red Panda Day - September 19

Join us in recognition of International Red Panda Day to learn about red pandas and try out some red panda activities.  Become a Red Panda Ranger, a special title given to a child who has learned about red pandas and is ready to spread the word about the importance of conservation.  

World Migratory Bird Day - October 10


Boo in the Zoo - October 15-18, 22-25, 29-1

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. MORE INFO

World Anteater Day - November 29

In celebration of World Anteater Day, visit Anton the giant anteater at his exhibit at the Greenville Zoo!  Learn more about these nosey creatures during the day at an education station set up in front of the exhibit.  

Breakfast with Santa - December 5

We are excited to host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 5th. Enjoy a delicious breakfast served by Texas Roadhouse, up close and personal time with Santa, a visit from an education animal, goodie bags, and a chance to win some fun prizes. Our annual Safari Santa will take place after Breakfast with Santa from 11:00am-1:00pm.  

Safari Santa - December 5

The Greenville Zoo kicks off the holiday season with Safari Santa - a free (with admission) event for all ages. Kids can take their picture with Santa and the first 100 children receive a free cookie while enjoying a day at the zoo.