Adult Programs

Join us for these unique after-hours programs for adults age 21 and older to learn about
the zoo and the animals in our care. Each program includes cocktail time, light refreshments, fascinating animal information, and an exclusive chance to interact with our animal care staff and observe our animals in a special way.

Pre-registration is required. These opportunities will fill up fast!
Fee:  $55 members, $65 non-members

Upcoming Events

Meet a Keeper: Saving Heritage Species

*NEW* Meet a Keeper Mornings! For Adults Only; Ages 21 and up! Enjoy light refreshments, specialty coffees and mimosas while learning about heritage breeds in the zoo's Domestic Animal Barn.  Then experience a close encounter with some of our charming animal ambassadors and chat with their keeper. $55 members, $65 non-members Reserve Now! Pre-registration is ... Read moreMeet a Keeper: Saving Heritage Species

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Twilight at the Zoo: Sloths

For Adults Only; Ages 21 and up! Join us for an after-hours experience with the zoo’s sloths. Senior animal staff will discuss our amazing sloth family. Guests will have the opportunity to meet our zoo’s sloths up close as we learn all about their unique adaptations. Don’t miss this opportunity to get up close and ... Read moreTwilight at the Zoo: Sloths

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Note: Photography and videography are prohibited in non-public areas of the zoo.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are enrolled and you must cancel for any reason, your registration fee is nonrefundable unless a patron on the waiting list can fill the space. In the event the cancelled slot is filled, a 25% processing fee will be deducted from your refund. If there is no waiting list for the program you are cancelling, no refund will be issued.

Wait List:

We often add programs based on the length of the wait list. If the program you are interested in is full, please call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email with the program name and the number of tickets you require. If a space becomes avaliable or we open another program, we will contact you.


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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