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Kids Programs

KinderZoo

At a Glance

  • Ages 3–5 and their favorite adult (each person attending needs their own program ticket).
  • 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Select Saturdays, September–May
  • Trek through the Zoo with your favorite adult to visit some of our favorite animals before the Zoo opens for the day. This program includes a take-home craft and opportunities to listen to an exciting story, meet zookeepers, or enjoy an up-close animal encounter.

    Tickets on sale now for these upcoming dates:
    December 7, 21
    January 4, 18
    February 1, 15
    March 7, 21
    April 4, 18
    May 2, 16

     

    Note: Animal viewing subject to change. Program runs rain or shine.

    RESERVATIONS

    Book online or call

    619-557-3962
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