Join Friends of the National Zoo as our biggest fundraising event of the year goes online!
SBCI's annual festival is going virtual this year with prerecorded videos and live Q&As with researchers and scientists.
New date! This year, Brew at the Zoo will take place in cooler weather—on Friday, Oct. 9. Stay tuned for more information on the event and ticket sale dates.
Start your engines and prepare for some spooky fun at Boo Drive Thru, sponsored by Mars Wrigley, a special edition of the beloved children's trick-or-treating event.
A dark carnival is approaching ... and will arrive for Friends of the National Zoo's annual adults-only Halloween party.
Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. This free event includes live music and tasty winter treats.
Friends of the National Zoo's hoppiest holiday event, BrewLights, is back for another year of craft beer and microbrew tastings.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at ZooFiesta. This free, family event includes animal feedings, arts and crafts, and live music.
Get ready for the wildest wine tasting in town on Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
In 2020, D.C.'s favorite chef-curated restaurant tasting event will be more appetizing than ever.
Celebrate Wildlife Migration Day at the Zoo on Saturday, May 9. This free event features family-friendly activities, as well as opportunities to talk to scientists who study wildlife migration.
Celebrate the beauty and importance of family diversity at the Zoo with family-focused activities.
Friends of the National Zoo members get early access to the Zoo during this free annual event.
This year it's double the fun on April 13, as the Zoo celebrates Earth Optimism on Easter Monday.
It's a Valentine's Day ritual. Come to Woo at the Zoo on Friday, Feb. 14, from 7-10 p.m. to learn all about dating, mating and procreating (in the animal kingdom, at least).
GRUMP, the alternative art and crafts holiday show, is coming to ZooLights on Dec. 6, 7 and 8 from 5-9 p.m.
Animal Discovery Days include special demonstrations, activities and opportunities to learn about wildlife conservation. Celebrate International Cheetah Day on Dec. 4.
Bid a fond farewell to giant panda Bei Bei before he begins the next chapter of his life in China.
Get an up-close look at exotic birds as they soar overhead and exhibit natural behaviors in this FREE, limited-run show.
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