The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

Upcoming Zoo Events

Me & You at the Zoo

February 7, 2023 - April 25, 2023

Join us at the Discovery Center each week for an hour of guided exploration and fun experiential activities, designed for toddlers and their accompanying adults.

Trials and Triumphs: Conserving Painted Dogs in a Human-dominated Landscape

February 7, 2023

Join us on Tuesday, February 7th at 11:30am to learn about the Painted Dog Research Trust and their conservation work from Executive Director and Founder, Dr. Greg Rasmussen. 

STEM Career Day

February 11, 2023

Join us on February 11th, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, as we host a career day to highlight women working in STEM professions. K-12 students will have the opportunity to meet these women, learn about their professions and organizations, and have the chance to interact and ask questions. There will also be hands-on STEM activities for children of all ages.

Zoo Families: Wildly Diverse!

February 18, 2023

Not all animal families look alike! This family program invites you and your pride to learn about the animal families here at The Living Desert. The event includes an up-close animal experience, story time, a craft, tram tour, and admission to the zoo afterwards.

2023 Zoobilee Gala

March 4, 2023

Join us for this intimate evening for cocktails and everyone's favorite - animal encounters!

Enjoy dinner, a live auction, and entertainment by Supreme Reflections, a stunning tribute to the music of the Supremes.

The 2023 Zoobilee is SOLD OUT! Thank you for your generous support.

Glow in the Park - Member nights

March 15, 2023 - March 16, 2023

Members are invited to come experience the wildly popular nighttime event, Glow in the Park, at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens for two special Member Nights on March 15th and 16th before the event opens to the public.

Glow in the Park

March 17, 2023 - April 30, 2023

The wildly popular nighttime event, Glow in the Park, returns to The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens this spring with a spectacular new line up of hand-crafted lantern displays that represent wildlife from around the world— and even under the sea!

Make your plans to attend this unforgettable event, today..

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