Calendar ~ Events


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.


Safari Splash — April 2, 2016

Safari Splash will open April 2, 2016 on Saturdays and Sundays only through May 1. The park will be open daily beginning Monday, May 2. Safari Splash is a zero-depth water play area equipped with four slides, a water dump tower, a fill wall for your water toys, animal-shaped water cannons and a designated toddler play area. For an additional $5 with Zoo admission, enjoy Safari Splash before or after a trip through the Zoo! Get more information.


Photo Safari — May 14 and June 4, 2016

Looking for a unique photo opportunity? Take your best shot here at the Zoo! Professional and amateur photographers alike can register for a Fort Worth Zoo Photo Safari session. Each session provides participants the opportunity to capture Zoo animals exhibiting natural behaviors. Get more information.


Beastro — May 20, 2016

Beastro is the Fort Worth Zoo’s annual music and tasting event that supports the Zoo’s local and international wildlife conservation and education efforts. Beastro features the finest area restaurants stationed throughout the Zoo, serving sample appetizers, entrees and desserts. In addition to the delectable cuisine, the event features open bars throughout the park and live music entertainment. Several animal exhibits remain open until sunset. Learn more here.


Fishing Seminar for Kids — June 4, 2016

Cast into summer at the Fort Worth Zoo! Learn the basics of fishing and some secrets from an expert fisherman. Click here for details.


Summer Zoo Camp — June 6 through Aug. 19, 2016

Summer Zoo Camp is for children age 3 to fifth grade. Activities include crafts, games, animal presentations and excursions through the Zoo. Ten weeks of awesome fun – sign up for one or more sessions. For registration information, click here.


Summer Zoo Camp – Middle School Camps — June 9 through Aug. 5, 2016

Middle School students will enjoy two-day sessions this summer at Zoo. Designed for students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades, Middle School Camp offers a variety of learning opportunities. Click here to learn more.


Zoo Careers Camp — June 12 through Aug. 14, 2016

For high school students interested in zoological sciences, wildlife conservation and animal-related careers, Zoo Careers Camp is a five-day overnight camp. For registration information, click here.

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