Special Events

Green Tie Gala: April 14, 2023 - Purchase Tickets

Green Tie Gala - April 14

Guests will experience encounters with zoo ambassador animals, signature drinks and a seated dinner from award-winning Chef 360. The evening will include a live and silent auction with exclusive behind-the-scenes zoo encounters and live music from Kami Ocean & the Rhythm. Wear your green (if you wish) and join us for an unforgettable evening to support the Greenville Zoo. 

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Brew in the Zoo - May 19

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 beers while exploring the zoo after-hours. 

Member Appreciation Night - June 30

Join the Greenville Zoo for a cool evening exclusively for its members! The free event features live musical entertainment, free popcorn and Pespi products (while supplies last), special zookeeper talks and enrichment activities.

Sippin' Safari - September 1

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 19-22 & 26-29

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 18

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 1-3, 8-10, 15-23, & 26-30

Holidays at the Zoo will allow you to immerse yourself into a winter wonderland of twinkling lights, music, and holiday cheer. Join us from 4pm-8pm to enjoy the Christmas decorations, enchanting light displays, and the Holiday Village!