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Howloween and Boo at the Zoo Return

Celebrate the fall season by enjoying your favorite Binghamton Zoo events: Howloween at the Zoo and Boo at the Zoo! Howloween at the Zoo features less boo and more zoo! This family-friendly event includes fun Halloween stations and activities for all ages to enjoy. Children earn tokens at each station and can redeem them for [...]

Train Ride Opening at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park is excited to announce a new attraction opening this weekend. The Binghamton Zoo Express, a trackless train ride, was made possible through a Community Foundation grant that was awarded to the zoo as part of its Entrance Revitalization Project. From 1963 to 1986, the Ross Park Special was a [...]

Rock and Roar Series Final is September 4th

The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park will be hosting the final Rock and Roar concert at the Ross Park Amphitheater presented by McDonald's on Sunday, September 4th, with an impressive line-up of local artists and bands. The event kicks off at 12:00 pm with Nite Train and ends with the final performance from Tumbleweed Highway [...]

25th Annual Feast with the Beasts

The 25th annual Feast with the Beasts will be held on Wednesday, August 17th from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Binghamton Zoo. Take a stroll throughout the zoo and sample local cuisine and wines from over 25 New York and Pennsylvania restaurants and wineries. Bid on items in our silent auction and basket [...]

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 [...]