Science Night Trivia
7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Test your science knowledge while also participating in an engineering challenge. Prizes will be awarded to the Trivia Winner, Challenge Winner, and for the Best Team Name.
Cost: $15/team (up to 5 people)
Location: The Sand Trap, 2720 Bannock Hwy
Free Opening Day Zoo Tours
10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate the season opening of Zoo Idaho with a FREE guided tour. There are 25 slots available per tour time. Please call ahead to make your reservation or sign up at the ticket booth on opening day.
Earth Day: Plastic-Free World
9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon
Trash Clean-Up Ross Park and Zoo Grounds • Up-Cycling Crafts • Live Animal Encounters
Mother's Day at the Zoo
Mothers will receive 50% off their admission when they are accompanied by a paid child.
Endangered Species Day
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Celebrate with us in recognizing the national conservation effort to protect our nation’s endangered species and their habitats with free activities provided by a variety of vendors.
Free Day at the Zoo
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Enjoy free admission and activities on Saturday, June 2, thanks to Connections Credit Union including:
Scavenger Hunt: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
BBQ: 12 p.m.–3 p.m.
Gunnysack Races: 1 p.m.
Water Balloon Toss: 2 p.m.
Roar & Pour Wine Walk
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Join us for Roar & Pour Wine Walk at Zoo Idaho! This fun evening will help us raise funds for all the exciting things happening at the zoo! It is an adults only (21+) event. So grab a babysitter and head over to the zoo for wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, and live music! Tickets include souvenir wine glass, wine tasting, food, and entrance into Zoo Idaho.
Cost: Public, $25; Zoo Society Members, $20
Father's Day at the Zoo
Fathers will receive 50% off their admission when they are accompanied by a paid child.
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Watch to see our animals sniff, stomp, pounce, and play with tempting “Enrichment” treats designed to exercise their minds and bodies and enhance their overall well-being.
Ice Cream Zoofari
What better way to spend a hot summer day than with an ice cream cone or sundae at the zoo? There will be family-friendly entertainment, zoo animals, as well as “all you can eat” ice cream!
Cost: 2 & under, Free; 3–11, $4; 12 & over, $6
Grandparents' Day at the Zoo
Grandparents will receive 50% off their admission when they are accompanied by a paid child.
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Help us close out the season with another big party! Put on your Halloween costumes and come to the Zoo for trick or treating, costume contests, games, crafts, and more!