September 28 – Zoo Party: Safari-Chic (Adults Only)

Join us as we celebrate the 27th Annual Zoo Party scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28th 7pm at The South in Downtown Jackson. This adults-only event will feature live music, dancing, animal encounters, “wild” cocktails, bourbon tasting, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and more! Must be 21+ to attend. 

Interested in being a Zoo Party host or corporate sponsorship? Contact Development Director, Trey Jones at or 601.352.2580 x 225 for more info.

Tickets available here


October 17 – Annual Members Meeting

As required by the bylaws, this meeting is held yearly. Members come out to meet zoo director, current board members, zoo staff and elect new officers of the board. Light refreshments and beverages are provided.


October 27 & 28 – Boo at the Zoo 

The Zoo’s version of “trick or treat”, this event is open to the public for regular zoo admission to provide a safe, fun atmosphere for your children to celebrate Halloween.   Business and organizations will be solicited to come in and provide décor, activities and candy for their individual stations. Family friendly costumes are encouraged, parade of costumes will be held nightly at 6:30p on the Wildlife Theater stage and Monster Mash Dance party nightly at 7:30p.


November 11 – Veteran’s Day 

Celebrate Veteran’s special day with a trip to the Zoo! Military persons receive ½ off admission for themselves and immediate family members. Must present I.D.