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 our ZooMobile will be on-site during intermission for everyone to meet our furry and scaly friends! Ticket information is now available at $2 from every ticket will be donated to the zoo when purchased through the specific zoo night form.

Have you ever wanted to meet an otter? Now you can! Meet the Binghamton Zoo’s Leroy and Elaine at our Members Only Night held on Saturday, April 16th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The otter meet and greet will be held from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Are you an otter fanatic but not a member of the zoo yet? Go to to purchase your membership today! You must be a member to take advantage of this opportunity.

See the Binghamton Zoo’s very own penguins at the Pet Expo on Sunday, April 17 at the Holiday Inn Binghamton! The ZooMobile, crafts, merchandise, and general zoo information will be available. Penguins will be present from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Find more information at

The Binghamton Zoo’s Grand Opening is set for April 23rd and 24th and will then be open 7 days a week from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (zoo gates close at 5:00 pm).