March of the Penguins 2014


Saturday, July 26

Our most popular annual event is now open to the public. Come watch our four adorable Magellanic penguin chicks (3 males and 1 female) waddle through the Zoo to their new home on Penguin Island. With much pomp and circumstance, this event celebrates the chicks' graduation from Fish School, where they lose their fluffy down, learn to eat whole fish, swim, and accept food from their human keepers. Once these little ones have made it around the pond, they’re reunited with the rest of the penguin colony where they will remain for their adult lives. What’s more, Zoo Members will have the chance to name one of the male chicks through a Members-Only raffle, which will take place at the March. Please join us to help these wonderful waddlers make their public debut in red-carpet style! Want to name a penguin? 

Schedule of events

9:30 am, Zoo opens early for Members and Guardians. Guardians take their places in the VIP viewing section. 
10:00 am, Zoo opens to the public.
10:15 am, Penguins march!

Come for the March, stay for the Disco! Join us for Baby Loves Disco on July 26 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm at the new Elinor Friend Playground.