Zoo Events

2021 Binder Park Zoo Events

Mark your calendars now for these important 2021 dates and check back often for updates

Zoo Season Opening Day - Saturday, May 1

Summer Day Camps - Monday, June 21-Friday, August 13

Reptile Weekend "Scaled Back" – Saturday, August 7 & Sunday, August 8

Southwest Michigan Cultural Member Exchange - October 1-24

Cheetah Choktoberfest de Zoo, Uncorked! - Saturday, October 2

Last Day of the Season – Sunday, October 24

Zookeeper Tails

A fun way to learn about the animals is to hear from the people who know them best - the zookeepers! These informal chats take place daily.

September 7 - October 24


Snow Leopard - 11:00am

Lion/African Painted Dog - 12:00pm

Savanna (African Village) - 1:00pm


Conservation Discovery Center - 11:30am

Forest Farm - 12:00pm

Lemurs - 1:00pm


Snow Leopard - 11:00am

Cheetah - 1:00pm


Aldabra Tortoise - 11:00am

Mexican Gray Wolf - 1:00pm

Animal Play Days

See how zookeepers keep the animals active and happy. Play Days are a perfect way to see different types of enrichment and learn more about these amazing animals.

Jiggly Gelatin Day - May 15

Branch Out With the Animals - June 27

Watermelon Madness - July 4

Chillin' on a Summer Day - August 14

Harvest Day - October 23