Pride Month

June is Pride Month, and we are proud to support and align with our fantastic LGBTQ community! Throughout the month of June, our animal care team will present various animals with themed enrichment to show our pride, such as Gauhati, our Greater one-horned rhinoceros and others! If you miss these presentations, please see our social […]

Spend Father’s Day at SF Zoo

  Best Day Ever!  Father's Day is Sunday, June 19, a great day to honor dear old dad! Celebrate Father's Day this year with a gift of a Zoo Membership or a Guardian Membership! Either way, a Membership allows you to visit every day of the year, time well spent with family. If you visit […]

National Pollinator Week

June 20-26 is National Pollinator Week! More than 20,000 species of insects, birds, bats and other animals contribute to the pollination of wildflowers and crops. National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what we can do to protect them. San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is an excellent place […]

World Giraffe Day

World Giraffe Day is June 21 - the longest day of the year and in celebration of the tallest land animal with the longest neck! World Giraffe Day brings awareness to the challenges giraffe face in the wild. At the Zoo, we have reticulated giraffe, one of four distinct species. Giraffes face threats from habitat […]

Pink Flamingo Day

Pink Flamingo Day is June 23! AZA's SAFE Andean Highland Flamingo and SF Zoo & Gardens celebrates Pink Flamingo Day to raise awareness about the world's six flamingo species and the opportunity to protect and conserve the three that live in South America's Andean Highlands - Andean, Chilean and Puna (James's) flamingos. These tough birds […]

Red, White & Zoo BBQ

Join us on July 4th weekend - Saturday thru Monday, July 2-4 for a special Red, White & Zoo BBQ! The Leaping Lemur Cafe will offer a special BBQ menu available for purchase that includes mesquite BBQ chicken quarters, Niman Ranch mesquite BBQ pork ribs, grilled corn on the cob with either potato salad or […]

World Chimpanzee Day

World Chimpanzee Day is July 14, a day to honor humankind's closest living relative. SF Zoo has been an advocate of chimpanzees for generations, through our special ambassadors that have touched the lives of millions of guests over the years. Today, our troop consists of three females and two males that engage and interact with […]

Free Day for SF Residents

In honor of California Biodiversity Day, we are offering San Francisco residents free admission on Wednesday, September 7th! San Francisco residents may visit SF Zoo & Gardens at no charge by showing a valid ID and/or utilities mailer with their home address showing their residency. The Zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]