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Binghamton Zoo’s End of Season Schedule

The Binghamton Zoo is wrapping up its 140th year with special events and discounted rates for the end of the season. The zoo will be open on the weekends only through the end of November. Hours are 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (gates close at 4:00 pm). Half price admission starts on Saturday, November 14th [...]

Fall Festivities at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo is pleased to announce the dates for Howloween at the Zoo and Boo at the Zoo for the month of October. Howloween at the Zoo will be held on October 3rd, 4th, 10th, & 11th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (last ticket sold at 3:00 pm.) This family favorite event will [...]

Go on a Stroller Safari at the Binghamton Zoo!

Gather up your little ones and take them to the Binghamton Zoo for Stroller Safaris presented by Valley Dental Pediatrics! This one hour program includes a special zookeeper talk, an up close animal encounter, and an activity page to take home. Event Dates: Monday, September 28th - Barnyard Zookeeper will talk about the barnyard animals and will bring [...]

New Ross Park Amphitheater Unveiled

(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — Mayor Richard C. David today joined Assemblywoman Donna A. Lupardo, Broome County Executive Debra A. Preston, Broome County Legislative Chairman Jerry F. Marinich, officials from the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park and Discovery Center of the Southern Tier and City of Binghamton Parks and Recreation personnel to officially unveil the new Ross [...]

Binghamton Zoo Welcomes Baby Porcupine

The Binghamton Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of a prehensile-tailed porcupine, born on June 21, 2015. Zoo officials have been monitoring the progress of the baby and parents, Zoey and Mattie. Weighing in at 430 grams, it has progressively gained weight since birth. The sex of the baby cannot yet be determined and [...]

Ice Cream Safari at the Binghamton Zoo

Cool off on Saturday, July 11th and venture to the Binghamton Zoo for Ice Cream Safari! Travel around the zoo on a sweet expedition for Turkey Hill 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 [...]

Enrichment Day and Father’s Day

The Binghamton Zoo welcomes you and your family this weekend as we highlight Enrichment Day on Saturday and Father’s Day on Sunday. Enrichment Day will take place on Saturday, June 20th to highlight the sensory, food, and object enrichment that animals receive daily. The schedule includes cougar and snow leopard at 10:30 am, tortoise racing [...]

World Oceans Day

Join the Binghamton Zoo on Saturday, June 6th in celebrating World Oceans Day, an annual event that is held to encourage recycling and conservation for our ocean. On Saturday, the zoo will have multiple activity stations that will focus on the ocean and how it impacts the lives of sea creatures, land animals, and humans. [...]

2nd Annual Gators on the Green Golf Tournament

The 2nd annual Gators on the Green Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 9th at the Ely Park Golf Course. This captain and crew tournament supports animal care, conservation, and educational programs at the Binghamton Zoo. Tournament check-in begins at 11:00am and tee off is at 1:00pm. Dinner and awards will follow after. [...]

April Events at the Binghamton Zoo

The Binghamton Zoo’s 140th season is off to a running start with many events and promotions leading up to its Grand Opening on Saturday April 18th, 2015. On Friday, April 3rd, join the Binghamton Zoo at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena for Zoo Night with the Binghamton Senators. Our suited friends will be [...]