The beginning of any year signifies a fresh start, and 2020 represents not only a whole new decade, but also a leap year, which occurs every four years. What better way to celebrate the new year than by leaping into 2020 with a visit to San Francisco Zoo & Gardens!
Get an up-close look at grizzly bears foraging for food at the 11:00 feeding
Take a ride on our one-of-a-kind Little Puffer train and Dentzel Carousel
Learn about bugs in our Insect Zoo and discover why they are crucial components of our ecosystems.
Pet goats, sheep and more at the Family Farm
Go behind the scenes and learn insider information on a Wild Walk (weekends)
Watch animal keepers hand-feed the largest breeding colony of Magellanic penguins at 10:30 and 3:30
See spectacular giraffes up-close during the Keeper Talk and feeding in the giraffe barn
Burn off energy at the amazing Elinor Friend Playground, with play structures for all ages and abilities
Look out for free-flying birds inside the South American Tropical Rainforest & Aviary and African Aviary
Explore one of San Francisco’s few remaining earthquake shacks and learn the history at Greenie’s Conservation Corner