Smithsonian National Zoological Park l Friends of the National Zoo



Featured Creature Days

FONZ and the National Zoo host a variety of fun and educational special days to celebrate some special animals.

These family-friendly events offer:

  • educational and fun activities for children
  • keeper talks
  • animal demonstrations
  • no tickets are required
  • free and open to the public

2015 Featured Creature Day Schedule

The above activities are subject to change in the event of inclement or unseasonably cold weather.