ZOOmba & Zen

Our wildly unique fitness series offers a rare opportunity for participants to connect with their inner animal.

ZooBrew: Oktoberfest

Your ticket includes samples from over 45 breweries, delicious bites, live entertainment and a commemorative tasting mug. Attendees must be 21+.

Grandparents Day Celebration

Grandparents receive free admission when accompanied by their grandkids.

Parents’ Night Out

Looking for more than just a babysitter? Plane a special evening out while your kids enjoy a fun-filled experience at the Zoo!

ZooZilla Run for the Gorillas 5K

Runners, joggers, and walkers are all welcome to participate in one of Pittsburgh’s most challenging courses that weaves through the Zoo.


The Zoo will be free to all guests on Sunday, October 6 as part of RADical Days, a 25-day celebration featuring free events, performances, and admission to organizations funded by the Allegheny Regional Asset District.


Trick-or-Treat throughout the Zoo at this daytime family favorite event. Enjoy two not-so-spooky haunted houses, a costume competition, and more!

Antarctica, The Frozen Continent: Lecture

Join us for a polar lecture to benefit the Zoo and local nonprofit Britsburgh, featuring a full breakfast, penguin visit, and speakers including Sally Wiggin.

Sip & Swirl

Sample wine from local and national wineries while enjoying PPG Aquarium and Water’s Edge exhibits at twilight.

Breakfast or Lunch with Santa

Our Member pre-sale begins Thursday, October 17. Registration for the general public opens Thursday, October 24.

Noon Year’s Eve

Ring in the new year Zoo-style with a noon New Year’s Eve designed for the entire family. Count down to a noon ball-drop and let your party animal go wild.