Special Events

Events are free with paid admission unless otherwise noted.

February

LITTLE NATURE EXPLORERS

Sundays: 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19; 9:15-10am
Wednesdays: 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22; 9:15-10am

Even when the temperature drops, we still explore outdoors! 2 to 5 year olds and their guardians can join us at our nature playground for a 5 week series about animals, weather, and nature play! Each 45 minute class will include singing, a storybook, and nature-based, child-directed activities. Classes take place on Sunday or Wednesday mornings. Sign up for the entire series or individual classes. Class will take place outdoors so dress for the weather. 

ENTIRE SERIES
Members: $30/adult and $30/child
Non-members: $40/adult and $40/child

INDIVIDUAL CLASSES
Members: $7/adult and $7/child
Non-members: $9/adult and $9/child

Little Nature Explorers

March

SCOUT NIGHT

SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 4:30-7PM

Enjoy an evening at the zoo at this specially designed event for scouts and their families! There will be activities and learning stations  geared toward scout requirements. This program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather.  Pre-registration is required. 

FEE: $10/person (scouts, parents, and siblings)
PATCHES: Brandywine Zoo Fun Patches are available in the Gift Shop for $2.

Cub Scouts

April

Clues at the Zoo

SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 4:30-7PM

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.

Members: $20 | Non-Members: $25

May

Sip & Stroll

Thursday, May 11, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the zoo and enjoy a laid-back eve at our Thursday night happy hour series. Adult beverages will be available from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as food from local vendors, and ice cream from Hy-PointThis family friendly event will have animal encounters, live music, and fun 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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June

Brew at the Zoo 21+

Friday, June 9, 5:30-8:30pm

Visit the zoo after hours for this outdoor FUNdraiser event which includes a variety of beer, wine and spirit tastings from numerous vendors, light fare from local restaurants, and ice cream from Hy-Point. Plus live music by Spokey Speaky and animal encounters from Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections. Food and beverages are included in admission ticket.

Brew at the Zoo is a fundraiser for the Delaware Zoological Society. Your ticket purchase helps further the zoo’s mission of conservation and education. Advanced tickets are available online. Must be 21 or older to attend. Rain or shine. Pre-registration recommended, as tickets sell out quickly.

Members: $40 | Non-members: $50 | Non-Alcohol: $30

Brew at the Zoo

Sip & Stroll

Thursday, June 22, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the zoo and enjoy a laid-back eve at our Thursday night happy hour series. Adult beverages will be available from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as food from local vendors, and ice cream from Hy-PointThis family friendly event will have animal encounters, live music, and fun 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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July

Family Fun Night

Wednesday, July 5, 5-7pm

Special evening hours with fun activities and a reduced admission fee of $2. Enjoy $1 hot dogs from The Stand, ice cream from Hy-Point, and $1 soft drinks. Plus get photos with fun characters from All That Shimmers! TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED AT THE GATE FOR THIS EVENT.

MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS: $2

Family Fun Night at the Brandywine Zoo

Sip & Stroll

Thursday, July 20, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the zoo and enjoy a laid-back eve at our Thursday night happy hour series. Adult beverages will be available from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as food from local vendors, and ice cream from Hy-PointThis family friendly event will have animal encounters, live music, and fun 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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August

Sip & Stroll

Thursday, August 17, 5-7pm

Sip & Stroll through the zoo and enjoy a laid-back eve at our Thursday night happy hour series. Adult beverages will be available from Bellefonte Brewing and others, as well as food from local vendors, and ice cream from Hy-PointThis family friendly event will have animal encounters, live music, and fun 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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