Special Events

Events are free with paid admission unless otherwise noted.

August

Sip & Stroll

Wednesday, August 31, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as ice cream from Hy-Point. This family friendly event will have fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Limited number of tickets will be sold. Drink and food purchases sold separately.

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

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September

Zippity Zoo Days

Saturday, September 10 & Sunday, September 11, 10am-4pm

Enjoy a special artsy weekend at the Brandywine Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts! During Zippity Zoo Days, shuttle buses will be available from Abessino Stadium and Salesianum School.

Special admission rate during Festival: $5/person
Tickets must be purchased at the gate for this event!


Sip & Stroll

Wednesday, September 14, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as ice cream from Hy-Point. This family friendly event will have fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Limited number of tickets will be sold. Drink and food purchases sold separately.

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


Clues at the Zoo: An Escape Room Experience

Saturday, September 24, 4:30-7:30pm
Recommended for ages 15+

Join us at the Brandywine Zoo for a special escape room-style adventure! Grab your family or friends and get ready to hunt for clues and solve some puzzles. This event is recommended for ages 15+. Snacks and beverages (including alcohol for those 21 and over) will be available for purchase. To participate, this event requires one cell phone with data per group to watch videos and complete tasks. Phone charging stations and WI-FI are not available at the zoo.

The Raptor!
Warning: Guests of the Brandywine Zoo should be on the lookout for the notorious thief The Raptor! Her team pulled off the sapphire heist at the New Brandywine Bank during our Clues at the Zoo event last October, and rumor has it she’s planning another big job soon.

Members: $20 | Non-members: $25

Clues at the Zoo

Sip & Stroll

Wednesday, September 28, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the Zoo and enjoy an adult beverage from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as ice cream from Hy-Point. This family friendly event will have fun animal encounters and activities for all ages! Limited number of tickets will be sold. Drink and food purchases sold separately.

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

October

Mighty Monarch Day

Saturday, October 1, 10am-4pm

Come dressed in your best orange and black attire as we showcase monarch butterflies all day! They’ve spent their summer in Delaware and are now fluttering their way to Mexico. Learn about the journey and other interesting facts of this amazing insect that is now officially endangered.


Boo at the Zoo

Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23, 10am-3pm

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. Members DO NOT need to register for this event! Online purchase recommended.

Members: Free | Non-members: $9 in advance; $10 at the door | Children under 3: Free

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December

Santa at the Zoo

Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4, 10am-12pm

Get your photos with Santa at this Winter Wonderland event! Enjoy a holiday treat, free hot chocolate and fun holiday activities!.Members MUST register for this event! Tickets available at the door and online. Online purchase recommended.

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

Santa at the Zoo