Facial Covering Guidelines: For the safety of the animals, face masks are recommended for unvaccinated guests. We ask that you wear a mask when around the animals and other guests.

July

Sip & Stroll

Wednesday,  July 28, 5 – 7pm

The Brandywine Zoo is excited to announce a new happy hour series to Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and/or Liquid Alchemy Beverages, as well as free ice cream from Hy-Point Farms. Fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Experience a wild evening out at the Zoo on Wednesday nights and appreciate a close encounter of a wild kind!

Alcohol is available for purchase, must show valid ID. Social Distancing will be maintained, and masks are recommended for unvaccinated guests. Tickets are limited and it is a rain or shine event.

Members: Adult $5, Children $3 | Non-members: Adults $10, Children $7

August

Sip & Stroll

Wednesday, August 4 & August 18, 5 – 7pm

The Brandywine Zoo is excited to announce a new happy hour series to Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and/or Liquid Alchemy Beverages, as well as free ice cream from Hy-Point Farms. Fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Experience a wild evening out at the Zoo on Wednesday nights and appreciate a close encounter of a wild kind!

Alcohol is available for purchase, must show valid ID. Social Distancing will be maintained, and masks are recommended for unvaccinated guests. Tickets are limited and it is a rain or shine event.

Members: Adult $5, Children $3 | Non-members: Adults $10, Children $7


POLKA DOT RON @ THE ZOO

Saturday, August 14 , 12 – 2pm
(Two 40-45 minute sets)

Kids’ & Family Entertainment
Treat everyone to some classic Ron Albanese – POLKA DOT! Ron can do his solo music and comedy show (story telling and tunes), “exercise dance” DJ party, and more! It’s energetic, colorful, and totally fun!

September

Zippity Zoo Days

Saturday, September 11 & Sunday, September 12, 10am – 3pm

Enjoy a special artsy weekend at the Brandywine Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! Create your own art with chalk inside the zoo. Special admission rate during Festival of $3/person.

Tickets will be sold at the gate for this event.


Lemurs & Lagers

Friday, September 17, 5 – 8pm

Party at the Brandywine Zoo with live band, Spokey Speaky, beer, wine and spirits vendors, amazing up close animal encounters, keeper talks, and creature features. Ice cream and a variety of food options. WSTW-FM will entertain. Enjoy art activity table provided by The Delaware Contemporary. Learn about conservation and the animals at the Brandywine Zoo. This will be a great evening to celebrate the lemurs of Madagascar and our very own Brandywine Zoo. Tickets for adults include two drink tickets—food is extra. Get tickets early, this event will sell out.

Members: $30; Children Free | Non-members: $35; Children $5
All children under 3 years old: Free

October

Boo at the Zoo

Friday, October 22, Saturday, October 23 & Sunday, October 24, 10am – 3pm

Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. All are invited to wear costumes while visiting the zoo animals. Plenty of treats and activities. Kids will receive a pre-packaged treat bag at the end! Tickets available at door and online. Online purchase recommended.

Members: Free | Non-members: $7/person
All children under three admitted free.

December

Santa at the Zoo

Saturday & Sunday, December 11 & 12, 10am – 12pm

Get your photos with Santa at this Winter Wonderland event while enjoying a holiday treat! Tickets available at the door and online. Online purchase recommended.

Members: Free | Non-members: $7/person


Noon Year’s Eve

Friday, December 31, 11am – 12:15pm

Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON!  We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!)  Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Tickets are available online and at gate. Online purchase recommended.

Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person