No matter what time of year it is, the Jackson Zoo is packed with special events and animal encounters that will delight the entire family.


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2015 List of Events

October 20- Annual Members Meeting
Jackson Zoo Members are invited to attend an annual meeting to recap on the previous zoo year and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Meet & greet with
zoo staff and board of directors in the Gertrude C. Ford Education Center. Light refreshments will be served.

October 23 & 24- Boo at the Zoo
The zoo’s annual Halloween event will be held from 5-8p on Friday the 23rd and Saturday the 24th. Costumes encouraged to participate in the parade of costumes, candy stations, monster mash dance party, inflatables, Jackson Showboats, Photo booth & more! General admission: $9.25/Adults & 6.75/Kids, Members $3 Adults & Kids.

 December 12- Cookies with Santa

The zoo’s annual Christmas event will be held Saturday, Dec. 12 in the Gertrude C. Ford Education Center. Take pictures with Santa, make your own sugar cookie, and leave your Christmas list for Santa.