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Ice Cream Safari at the Binghamton Zoo

Cool off on Saturday, July 16th and venture to the Binghamton Zoo for Ice Cream Safari! Travel around the zoo on a sweet expedition for ice cream and your favorite Binghamton Zoo animals. Guests will visit 5 Turkey Hill ice cream stations and the first 300 kids will receive a special safari hat to wear [...]

13th Annual Zoo Brew

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park invites you to raise your glass for conservation! On Saturday, June 18th, 2016 the 13th annual Zoo Brew event will be held at the Ross Park pavilions from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Sit back and relax while tasting brews from local and regional breweries, enjoy a catered dinner [...]

Stroller Safaris at the Binghamton Zoo

Let your little ones explore the animals and nature of Asia, South America, and Africa, without even leaving their stroller! The Binghamton Zoo is bringing back Stroller Safaris sponsored by Valley Dental Pediatrics for the 2016 season. On the first Wednesday of every month throughout the summer, bring your children to enjoy a morning at [...]

April Events at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is gearing up for a fun-filled, event-packed 141st season! On Friday, April 15, join the Binghamton Zoo at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena for Zoo night with the Binghamton Senators as they take on the Hershey Bears. One of our American alligators will be making the ceremonial puck drop and [...]

Prehensile-tailed Porcupine Born in Binghamton

The Binghamton Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a prehensile-tailed porcupine on March 17th, 2016 to second-time parents Mattie and Zoey. The birth of this porcupine is a major success for the prehensile-tailed porcupine’s Species Survival Plan. Mattie came to the Binghamton Zoo in November 2014 under recommendations from the SSP as a [...]

Binghamton Zoo Welcomes Two Endangered Fishing Cats

The Binghamton Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of two young fishing cats, a species native to Asia, named Hunter and Malikai. Hunter and Malikai came to the Binghamton Zoo to fulfill a breeding recommendation coordinated by the fishing cat Species Survival Plan. The two were paired to maintain genetic diversity within the captive [...]

Eggstravaganza at the Binghamton Zoo

Hop on over to the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park for its first event of the season: Eggstravaganza! This family friendly event will feature an egg hunt, crafts, face painting, and more! Guests will start at the ticket booth and make their way around the zoo to find 5 different colored Easter eggs. Children will [...]

Community Weekend at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is winding down its 140th season with a special discounted rate for visitors. Half price admission will continue through November weekends and as a thank you to our visitors, we will also be offering a “buy one get one free” deal for our Community Weekend, November 28th and 29th. The zoo will [...]

Zoorific Gifts for the Holidays

Looking for that special gift this holiday season? Give the gift of zoo! All purchases support the Binghamton Zoo and our efforts in conservation, education, and recreation. Pick one or get them all. Nothing is better than an entire package of zoo gifts! If you don't see what you need here, be sure to visit [...]

Arctic Fox Webcam Coming Soon

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is dedicated to creating an exciting and educational experience for all of our visitors throughout each and every season. We are now taking that experience online! Soon you may watch our Arctic foxes, August and Lily, at any time with this new webcam. Keep up with them all year [...]