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February 2020

Carnival Day!

February 21 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
NY United States
Free for members or with zoo admission
Carnival Day! at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

We’re holding a kids’ carnival at the zoo! Our banquet room will be transformed into an arcade with games, music, face-painting, a fortune-teller and animal greeters. Popcorn and cotton candy will be available for purchase. Stay tuned for a schedule of special keeper chats before and after the party!

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March 2020

Wild Beginnings: How do Animals See?

March 6
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Why do some animals have eyes on the side of their head while others have eyes in the front? How many eyes do animals have? Come join us at the zoo as we explore how animals see and how eyesight is important to their survival in the wild. Meet and greet a special animal ambassador! Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair…

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Edventure Academy: Freshwater

March 6 - March 7
$18 – $23
Edventure Academy Native Neighbors

Freshwater ecosystems account for less than 0.01% of the planet’s total surface area yet more than 100,000 species live there. They are one of the most endangered habitats in the world due to human interference. Find out what creatures live there, why they are threatened, and what you can do to help. Plus, enjoy a keeper chat and watch the otters receive a special enrichment treat! Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, March 6 10:30 a.m.-noon Register…

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Breakfast with the Bunny – CANCELED

March 29 - April 11
CANCELED
Breakfast with the Bunny Syracuse Zoo RGZ

All Breakfast with the Bunny sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Breakfast with the Bunny Saturdays and Sundays March 29, April 4, 5, and 11 | 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Come visit the Easter Bunny at the zoo and enjoy a fun-filled morning of delicious food and activities. Bring your camera for a photo with our special guest! Ticket…

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April 2020

Spring Break Camp – CANCELED

April 6 - April 10
CANCELED
Spring Break Zoo Camp

All Spring Break Camp sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Join us for spring break zoo camp. Choose one day or all week! Topics vary each day. You can expect zoo tours, animal interactions, crafts, snacks and different activities each day as we explore the zoo. April 6 - 10  |  Monday-Friday TOPICS: Monday: Zoo Babies  Tuesday: Enriching Lives Wednesday:…

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Animal Egg-Stravanganza – CANCELED

April 11 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
CANCELED
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Siamang Apes Egg-Stravaganza

Animal Egg-Stravanganza has been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Watch the animals as they enjoy their very own “Egg-Stravaganza.” A variety of animals will receive eggs and egg-shaped enrichment items throughout the day. Presenting unusual items to the animals is part of the zoo’s enrichment program, designed to promote natural behaviors and keep our animals engaged, curious and happy.

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Easter Brunch – CANCELED

April 12
CANCELED
Easter Brunch

All Easter Brunch sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Join us for a wildly unique Easter Sunday celebration. Indulge in our delicious brunch buffet along with a dessert table rich with pastries and a chocolate fountain as well as a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar. Our pint-sized guests will enjoy their very own buffet featuring items created just for them.…

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Wild Beginnings: How do Animals Taste and Smell? – CANCELED

April 17
CANCELED
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

All Edventure Academy sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Ever wonder how animals taste and smell the world around them? Join us at the zoo while we explore the different ways animals use their sense of taste and smell to survive in the wild.

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Edventure Academy: Rainforests – CANCELED

April 17 - April 18
CANCELED

All Edventure Academy sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Did you know that rainforests are full of layers and are home to over 50% of the Earth's plant and animal species? Join us as we learn about which animals live in each layer and how they have adapted to survive in such a unique environment.

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Party for the Planet – CANCELED

April 25 | 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
NY United States
CANCELED
Party for the Planet Syracuse Zoo RGZ Earth Day

Party for the Planet has been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice. Come to the zoo to celebrate Earth Day! Learn about our efforts to sustain biodiversity and see how you and your family can make a difference. Chat with zoo staff at animal demonstrations featuring some of the zoo's resident endangered species and visit "green" activity stations representing Seafood Watch, Save the Rain, Cornell…

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