Signature Zoo Events 2015
RAD Center (Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Center) Grand Opening
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Slither and hop to the grand opening of Lehigh Valley Zoo’s indoor herpatarium. Zoo guests of all ages will gain new respect for reptiles and amphibians and become inspired to take action for the preservation of these animals and their habitats.
Party for the Planet
Saturday, April 25, 2015
This year’s party combines Earth Day, Arbor Day, World Penguin Day, Save the Frogs Day and Tuxster’s birthday. Activities include music, African Penguin painting demonstrations, RAD Center Conservation Conversations, Arbor Day tree planting dedication, and Smart Fun with the Zoo’s mascot, Tuxster.
Endangered Species Day
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Home to more than 300 animal ambassadors representing over 100 species, Endangered Species Day highlights the Zoo’s 36 conservation species, including our African Penguins and Mexican Gray Wolves. Our Zookeepers will demonstrate animal feedings, animal enrichment activities, and engage Zoo guests with Conservation Conversations.
Run Wild at Lehigh Valley Zoo – 10K, 5K, 1-Mile Smart FUN Family Walk
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Lehigh Valley Zoo’s seventh annual Run Wild takes participants on a mad dash through the picturesque Trexler Nature Preserve and Lehigh Valley Zoo. Whether they sprint, gallop, waddle or crawl, this event is sure to bring out everyone’s wild inner animal.
Click here for Run Wild registration form
Saturday, October 17, 2015
An autumn event featuring craft vendors, wine and craft beers, live music, and otter-related family-friendly activities throughout the Zoo Ottertoberfest-style!
Click here for Vendor opportunities
Boo at the Zoo
Saturday & Sunday, October 24 & 25, 2015
Trick-or-treat in costume and enjoy candy treats, mascots, family-friendly activities and live music at the Zoo!
Signature Zoo Activities 2015
||FrogWatch Training – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (pre-registration is required)
||Volunteer Open House – 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
||RAD Center (Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Center) Grand Opening
||Party for the Planet
||International Migratory Bird Day
||Mother’s Day at the Zoo
||Endangered Species Day
||World Turtle Day
||World Oceans Day
||Toad, Fairy and Gnome Garden Opening
||Father’s Day at the Zoo
|| Farm Fest at the Zoo
||Lehigh Valley Zoo Member/Volunteer/A.D.O.P.T. Ice Cream Party – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
||World Snake Day
||National Zookeeper Week
||Christmas in July
||World Lizard Day
||National Honey Bee Day
||Run Wild at Lehigh Valley Zoo 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Smart FUN Family Walk – 7:00 am to 10:00 am
||International Vulture Awareness Day
|October 10 & 11
|| Wolf Awareness Weekend
|October 24 & 25
||Boo at the Zoo
A business partnership with the Zoo is an outstanding opportunity to promote your business while supporting one of the community’s leaders in wildlife conservation, environmental education, and family recreation. For information on Lehigh Valley Zoo’s Business Partner and event sponsorship opportunities or to schedule an onsite Zoo visit, please contact:
Shirley A. Kline, Director, Development & Marketing at 610-799-4171, ext. 243; email@example.com
or Alan Raisman, Marketing & Events Manager at 610-799-4171, ext. 224; firstname.lastname@example.org