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Binghamton Zoo Welcomes Two Geoffroy’s Marmosets

The Binghamton Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of Estrella and Hogan, two Geoffroy’s marmosets. The two 6 year old marmosets came to the Binghamton Zoo on a breeding recommendation through the AZA’s Geoffroy’s Marmoset Species Survival Plan. Species Survival Plans are led by expert advisors that identify population management goals to ensure a [...]

End of Season Activities at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is finishing the 2016 season with Fall Enrichment Day, Scout Day, Visitor Appreciation Day, and Community Weekend. Saturday, October 29th- Watch the Binghamton Zoo animals receive fun treats during our special Fall Enrichment Day! Sunday, October 30th- Cars and Coffee Ross Park is hosting a special trunk-or-treat event on Sunday from 10:00 [...]

Have a Hauntingly Good Time at the 25th Annual Boo at the Zoo

Come see what lies within the Binghamton Zoo after dark at the 25th annual Boo at the Zoo on October 14th, 15th, 21st, and 22nd from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm! For two weekends, experience the zoo like you’ve never before. Embark on this haunted tour and you’ll surely run into zombies, ghouls, and a [...]

Fundraiser for Murals at the Binghamton Zoo

From the artists: FoxCrow, an artist collective from New Jersey / New York, has teamed up with the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park in Binghamton, NY to renovate several wall facades and bring them to life with art for the visitors and animals of the zoo. The Binghamton Zoo is the 5th oldest zoo in [...]

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 [...]