On July 20, enjoy great times and great brews with animal encounters, live music, fare from popular food trucks and unlimited beer tastings from more than 70 breweries. Tickets on sale now!
Get ready for the wildest wine tasting in town at Zoo Uncorked (formerly Grapes with the Apes) on Sept. 7 at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Celebrate Enrichment Day at the National Zoo on Saturday, Sept. 16! Zoo patrons will have the opportunity to attend demonstrations, participate in training and enrichment activities, and talk to... more
Calling all party animals to join fellow Zoo patrons for some Monkey Business, a non-traditional gala to benefit the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in partnership... more
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute's annual festival —the only time of year this one-of-a-kind breeding and research facility is open to the public.
With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, and decorated trails, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family.
Prepare to witness death defying acts and amazing oddities at Friends of the National Zoo's annual adults-only Halloween party, Night of the Living Zoo.
Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances and tasty winter treats.
Friends of the National Zoo's hoppiest holiday event, BrewLights, a ticketed microbrew and craft beer event, will take place during ZooLights, powered by Pepco.
Imagine falling asleep to the sounds of the howling wolves or being awakened by the bark of the sea lions at play. Come spend the night at the Smithsonian's National Zoo!