Utica Zoo Events & Classes

May
8
Fri
Hatchlings – Watch Us Grow!
May 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join us as we transform our classroom into an exploration center just for your toddler. Each session will have themed activities, discovery stations, and new animals to meet! Recommended for children 18 Months to 3 years.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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May
10
Sun
Moms Get in FREE @ Utica Zoo
May 10 @ 10:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Moms get in for FREE on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 10th) courtesy of Gates-Cole Insurance.

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May
13
Wed
Homeschool – Wild Wetlands
May 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Is your child a budding zoologist?  Our interactive homeschool classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions. Recommended for children 6 years old and up.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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May
14
Thu
Zoo Adventures – In the Forest
May 14 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join our preschool class as we explore the world through storybooks! Each class includes a story reading, animal meet and greet, and activity! Recommended for children 3 to 5 years old.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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May
22
Fri
Stroller Safari – Bird Bonanza @ Auditorium
May 22 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Load up the stroller and join the wildest adventure for your toddler or infant!  Each safari includes an interactive tour and an up close animal encounter! Recommended for children 6 – 18 Months.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Jun
6
Sat
Wine in the Wilderness @ Utica Zoo
Jun 6 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wine Tickets on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for the Utica Zoo’s annual Wine in the Wilderness event on Saturday, June 6th from 6 to 9. Purchase through PayPal, or at one of the 12 retail locations listed in the image above. VIP Tickets online or at Utica Zoo Gift Shop ONLY. Utica Zoo Member tickets on sale ONLY in the Utica Zoo Gift Shop with ID. Here are the prices:

  • VIP Ticket: $75 (In advance ONLY. Limit: 200). Early entry at 5pm with VIP Parking. VIP Lounge featuring Mexican Cuisine. On sale via Paypal in the Utica Zoo Gift Shop ONLY.
  • Utica Zoo Member Ticket: $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Advance sale tickets in the Utica Zoo Gift Shop ONLY.
  • Non-Member Ticket: $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Purchase with PayPal or at one of the 12 retail locations listed above in the image.
  • Designated Driver Ticket: $20 in advance and at door. Purchase with PayPal or at one of the 12 retail locations listed above in the image.

Sample and purchase wines from wineries all across New York State. Live entertainment by the band Simple Props. Food vendors will be available. We would like to thank the following sponsors for this year’s event: Bank of Utica, Townsquare Media, PJ Green, BME, and the Pines at Utica.

Jun
26
Fri
Stroller Safari – Let’s go on a Safari!
Jun 26 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Load up the stroller and join the wildest adventure for your toddler or infant!  Each safari includes an interactive tour and an up close animal encounter! Recommended for children 6 – 18 Months.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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