Calendar ~ Events


GIGANTABUGS! — Now through July 6

Don’t miss the giant, animatronic bugs on display throughout the Zoo! From a 6-foot-tall firefly to an 8-foot-tall scorpion, this temporary exhibit is a must-see this spring and summer. GIGANTABUGS! is included with regular Zoo admission/membership. See them now before they fly, flutter and scurry away! Click here to learn more.


Beastro — June 13

The Fort Worth Zoo’s eighth annual premier tasting and music event will feature dishes from the best area restaurants, open bars and headline entertainment from The Romantics. For a full list of participating restaurants and ticket information, click here.


Wild Encounters — Daily

Learn wild facts about your favorite wild animals during daily Wild Encounters keeper chats. Click here to view the schedule.


Texas Nature Traders — Daily

This formalized program encourages kids (age 3 and older) to explore the outdoors and bring to the building fossils, rocks, bones, plants and other artifacts in exchange for points. Traders can redeem points (or save them for future use) for items in the Nature Trader inventory. Texas Nature Traders operates seven days a week, opening at 11 a.m. and closing one hour before the Zoo closes. Click here for more details.


Home School Classes — Monthly

The Fort Worth Zoo offers classes for home-schooled children ages 6 to 15 that include an interactive lab, snack, live animal presentation and admission for each student to the Zoo on class day. Click here for class descriptions.

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