Lunar New Year 2020



To commemorate the Year of the Rat, the San Francisco Zoo is thrilled to host Lunar New Year celebrations! Soak up the ambiance of the occasion and marvel at traditional Chinese lion and folk dance performances at 11:00 and 1:00 daily at the Playground. Go on a Zodiac Scavenger Hunt through the Zoo to learn fun facts about the animals found on the Chinese calendar. 

Schedule of Events
10: 15 am - Red Panda Keeper Talk
11:00 am - Chung Ngai Dance Troupe Performance (Playground)
11:45 am - Mouse House Enrichment (Exploration Zone)
12:00 pm - Agouti Enrichment (Exploration Zone)
1:00 pm - Chung Ngai Dance Troupe Performance (Playground)
2:00 pm - Animal Encounter, ARC (Exploration Zone)

Guests born in the Year of the Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020) will receive free Zoo admission on that day. Guests need to provide ID showing they were born in the Year of the Rat.

Download your own Zodiac Scavenger Hunt here.

Photos: Marianne Hale