Ring-Tailed Lemur

Ring-Tailed Lemur

Ring-tailed lemurs are one of the most vocal primates. They have several different alarm calls with distinct meanings to alert members of their group to potential danger.

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Catering at the Zoo

Breakfast with Santa

Saturdays & Sundays, December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Tickets: $14 members | $18 non-members
Children 2 and under are free
Reservations required; register online at rosamondgiffordzoo.org/santa or call (315) 435-8511 x113

This event is SOLD OUT

Children and their parents can celebrate the season at this annual holiday event. Dig in to a delicious breakfast buffet and share your holiday wishes with the jolly ol' elf himself - Santa Claus! Children can create a holiday craft with one of Santa's elves, write a letter to Santa and see the zoo, too! 

Holidays with the Animals

Saturday, December 9
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with zoo admission

Help us celebrate the season with the animals as they receive their enrichment "gifts" to engage them and enhance their well-being. Zoo-goers can watch the animals open their presents, play with toys and treats that elicit their natural behaviors.

Noon Year's Eve

Sunday, December 31
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free for members and with zoo admission

Come ring in the "noon" year at the zoo with entertainment, a dance party and New Year's celebration that keeps bed-time in mind -- complete with a countdown and sparkling juice toast at noon.

Winter at the Zoo Photo Contest

January 2-31, 2018
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Photographers of all abilities, age 5 and up, are invited to enter the zoo's annual winter photo contest for a chance to win prizes and recognition. Gain free admission to the zoo by bringing a camera (cell phones don't count). Limit: 1 entrant per household per day. Look for info at rosamondgiffordzoo.org/photo-contest.

Snow Leopard Days: Half-Price Admission

January 2 - February 28
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy half-price admission to the zoo in winter! Bundle up to wander the Wildlife Trails and see animals playing in the snow , warm up in indoor exhibits, explore The Curious Cub Gift Shop and swing by the Jungle Cafe for a tasty treat or cup of hot cocoa. Winter is a great time to visit the zoo!

Snow Leopard Soirée

Friday, February 9
6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Tickets: $220 per person or $1,750 per table of eight

Reservations required; register online at rosamondgiffordzoo.org/soiree or call (315) 435-8511 x132.

Join us for Friends of the Zoo's annual black-tie gala and winter fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the zoo's education programs. Enjoy an evening filled with fun and festive gourmet dining, music, live and silent auctions and animal greeters.

Sweet Treats

Sunday, February 11
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with zoo admission

Enjoy watching the animals receive their Valentine treats and heart-shaped enrichment items throughout the day as part of the zoo's animal enrichment program. Snow Leopard Days half-price admission applies. 

Teddy Bear Clinic

Wednesday, February 21
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for members and with zoo admission

Children of all ages are invited to bring their teddy bear or other plush friend to a special Teddy Bear Clinic to get a checkup at the zoo. Our "vets" will give your stuffed animal a full examination and offer first aid if necessary. Treat your child to a temporary tattoo and your plush animal to a fun accessory on this special visit.

Mad Hatter Tea Party

Saturday, February 17    
10 a.m. and 12:30 a.m.

Tickets: $18 members | $20 non-members includes zoo admission
Children 2 and under are free
Reservations required; register online here or call (315) 435-8511 x113

Follow the White Rabbit to the zoo for a very special tea party with Alice and the Mad Hatter! Feast on fantastical finger foods, fruits and pastries, sip Fairytale Punch and select teas, play flamingo croquet and join the Queen of Hearts and her magical soldiers for games on the patio. Meet one of our animal ambassadors and visit the zoo, too!

Super Hero Weekend

Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25
10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Free for members and with zoo admission

Kids, dress up as your favorite super hero for this super-fun day at the zoo! Tour our exhibits, learn about our super-powered animal friends and sharpen your skills in our Superhero Training Camp!

Wizarding Weekend

Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tickets: $8 members (zoo admission free to members) | $10 non-members, plus zoo admission at door. Children must have event ticket to participate in wizarding activities.

Reservations required; register online here or call (315) 435-8511 x113

Calling all witches, wizards, house elves and goblins -- you're cordially invited to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo for an enchanged celebration fit for the Hogwarts gang. Dress as your favorite Harry Pottery character, hop on your broomstick and get ready for a spellbinding weekend of wizarding fun!

Breakfast with the Bunny

Saturdays & Sundays, March 17,18, 24, 25 and 31
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Tickets: $15.95 members | $19.95 non-members includes zoo admission

Reservations required; register online at rosamondgiffordzoo.org/bunny or call (315) 435-8511 x113

Come see the Easter Bunny, enjoy a delicious breakfast and some fun activities, and visit the zoo, too! Bring your camera to get some photos at this adorable event!


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