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Spring Break at the Zoo

March 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - April 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Spring Break is the best time to have fun and enjoy exciting places like your Birmingham Zoo! Join us for the opening of seasonal favorites and activities starting Saturday, March 20 to April 4 from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Birmingham Zoo will be open seven (7) days a week, Monday through Sunday, during Spring Break!

Feed our beloved lorikeets and giraffes at the MyEyeDr. Lorikeet Aviary* and Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter*. Guests can take a wild ride on the Red Diamond Express Train* and go for a spin on the Protective Life Carousel*. The Predator and South America/Primate buildings are open for visitors to see indoor animal habitats in these areas as they travel the one-way path. Just in time for the warmer weather, guests can soak up the sun while creating lasting memories with a visit to your favorite Zoo! *Daily activities and animal encounters at the Zoo are weather dependent and cost an additional charge plus tax.  

 

Special Hours

Dates  March 20 – April 4 (Spring Break)
Days  Monday – Sunday
Time  9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Birmingham Zoo will be open seven (7) days a week during Spring Break
  • Entry into the Zoo stops thirty (30) minutes before closing

 


General Admission Tickets

Purchase your timed admission tickets online and ahead of time!

  • Timed tickets are required for all guests and Zoo Members
    • Purchase tickets online before your visit – HERE
    • Tickets are issued in 30-minute time blocks
      • Timed ticketing applies to the date and time you will enter the Zoo
      • Once inside the Zoo, guests can stay for the rest of day
      • Pick a date and time to purchase timed ticket
    • Last entry into the Zoo stops thirty (30) minutes before closing
    • Re-entry into the Zoo will not be permitted

 

Member Tickets

Zoo Members receive free admission into the Zoo but need to reserve a free timed ticket – HERE

  • Sign-in at the top-right of the ticketing page to access and reserve free ticket
    • Once signed in, add the member type ticket you need (Member Adult/Member Child).
    • Please Note: Only add the number of member type tickets to your order based on how many people are on your membership. You may also purchase up to six (6) discounted non-member tickets for guests with your 25% Member discount. 
    • Proceed to checkout, and the sum will discount to zero ($0) at order preview before you confirm and enter your credit card information.
    • Please contact membership@birminghamzoo.com if you do not see your discounts or are prompted to enter credit card information on a members-only order.
  • Purchase or renew a Zoo Membership HERE

 


Rides & Attractions

  • Red Diamond Express Train
  • Protective Life Carousel
    • Weather Dependent 
    • Time  10:00am – 4:00pm
    • Special Operating Days
      • Spring Break – Open daily from March 22 – April 4 / Monday – Sunday
    • Cost Single tickets are $3.95 (plus tax) for ONE (1) RIDE, per person.
    • Tickets  Sold and purchased onsite at each ride location ONLY.
      • Guests cannot purchase ride tickets at the front gate nor online.
      • Unlimited Ride Wristbands are not available for purchase.
      • One (1) ticket per person, per ride, for ages 2 years and up

 

Animal Buildings & Areas

  • Predators
  • South America/Primates
  • Children’s Zoo Barn

 

Encounters & Experiences 

  • MyEyeDr. Lorikeet Feedings & Aviary
    • Weather Dependent 
    • Open  Daily – Saturday, March 20 until April 4
    • Time  10:00am – 3:00pm
    • Cost  $3.95 per feeder (not per person) – plus tax
    • Tickets  Sold and purchased onsite at the MyEyeDr. Lorikeet Aviary ONLY
      • Guests cannot purchase feeding tickets online nor at the front gate
    • Face Coverings  All visitors are required to wear face coverings inside the aviary and to participate in feedings.
  • Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter & Feedings
    • Weather Dependent
    • Open  Daily – Saturday, March 20 until April 4
    • Time  10:00am – 12:00pm
    • Cost  $3.95 per person – plus tax
    • Tickets  Sold and purchased onsite at the Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter ONLY
      • Guests cannot purchase feeding tickets online nor at the front gate
    • Face Coverings  All visitors are required to wear face coverings on the giraffe platform and to participate in feedings.

 

Gift Shops

  • Front Entrance Gift Shop
    • Open  Wednesday-Sunday
    • Time  9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Tiki Hut at Lorikeet Aviary
    • Open  during lorikeet feeding operating hours
    • Time  10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Giraffe Outpost
    • Open  during giraffe feeding operating hours
    • Time  10:00am – 12:00pm (or later)
  • Exit Gift Shop
    • Open  Saturday & Sunday
    • Time  10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Online  click to here to visit.

 

Food & Beverage

  • Wild Burger outdoor dining in Trails of Africa
  • Nourish 205 outside walk-up window is open in Children’s Zoo (indoor dining area is closed)
  • Side Track concessions stand at the Train Depot
  • TouCantina Bar & Funnel Cakes on Henley Lawn in front of flamingo habitat
  • Plaza Lemonade & Popcorn at the front entrance under the breezeway
  • Dippin’Dots  Predator and Elephant areas
  • Lemonade Stand  Trails of Africa

 


Face Coverings

  • All Visitors & Members over the age of six (6) to the Birmingham Zoo will be required to wear face coverings for the protection of other guests, our staff, and our animals
  • Children under six (6) years old are not required to wear face coverings
  • Zoo Staff are required to wear face coverings and maintain other heightened safety protocols

 

 

Details

Start:
March 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am
End:
April 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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Want to add your event to our calendar? Click here.  Email events at (@) BhamNow dot com for promotional options. NOTE – Due to Covid-19 many events are being cancelled or postponed which might not be reflected here. Please double check with the organizer before attending any event.