Events & Programs

at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Events & Programs

at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Adopt an Animal Senior Keeper Special!
Your holiday shopping can be both fun and easy when you choose to sponsor an animal at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!
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Pic of the Month Contest!

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is excited to announce a new Pic of the Month contest to highlight our animals in all seasons, year-round! We invite the public to submit their photos (one per person per month) to our monthly contest.

African Yellow Billed Duck by Amanda Todt Syracuse Zoo RGZ Pic of the Month November 2019 Winner
African Yellow-Billed Duck by Amanda Todt
November 2019 Pic of the Month Winner


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Champions of the Endangered

The Campaign for the Amur Leopard Woodland

Janet Agostini Friends of the Zoo President & CEO
Janet Agostini
President + CEO

Friends of the Zoo

Our Story

Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, established in 1970, is proud of its relationship with Onondaga County and the wider community and of its longstanding history of providing a world-class zoo to visitors from Central New York and beyond.

Friends of the Zoo is a non-profit organization and dedicated partner of the
Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The Friends organization provides financial support through funds dedicated to the welfare of the zoo's animals, educational programs and family-friendly facilities.


One Conservation Place, 
Syracuse, NY 13204

Our Hours

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Sunday

Contact Us

(315) 435-8511

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