Select Nights, November 25 through December 30

Get cozy in your car as you drive through thousands of environmentally friendly LED lights that transform the park into an unforgettable winter wonderland.


Penguins on Parade

Conditions Permitting, Saturdays and Sundays, starting in December

Waddling back into weather-permitting weekends this winter, enjoy our Pittsburgh Zoo penguins taking a walk outside the PPG Aquarium. Fun for everyone!

Breakfast or lunch with santa – SOLD OUT

Select days in December

Get into the holiday spirit with the return of this festive favorite annual event!


Sip & Swirl

Friday, March 24

Moscato in the moonlight! Sample wines from around the region, enjoy the Aquarium after dark, and raise your glass to conservation. 

Please note: based upon current recommendations at time of any Zoo event, COVID safety measures may apply.

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Snack items provided by event vendors may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS, and MILK. For more information, please email specialevents@pittsburghzoo.org