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.


Spring Break Camp — March 14 to 18, 2016

For students in first through sixth grades, Spring Break Camp activities include crafts, games, animal presentations and excursions through the Zoo. For details, click here.


Zoo Run — April 2, 2016

Run, walk, waddle or gallop through the Fort Worth Zoo’s 19th annual Zoo Run on April 2, 2016! Grab your friends and family – whether you participate in the 1K or 5K, there’s something for everyone. All Zoo Run proceeds support the Zoo’s conservation and education efforts around the world and here at home. Learn more here.


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!


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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