Festival de Animales

Every weekend in September, take a tour of Latin America during this daytime event dedicated to highlighting the San Antonio Zoo’s Latin American animal conservation efforts. Also, take a culinary tour of the tastes of Latin America at select zoo restaurants and pop-up booths. This event is included in zoo admission. Members are free.

Learn more about these conservation programs 

September 3 and 4: Caribbean Flamingo, King Vulture and more

September 10 and 11: Puerto Rican Crested Toad, Mexican Rattlesnakes and more

September 17 and 18: Monarch and Latin American Butterfly Fest

September 24 and 25: Jaguar and Ocelot conservation and more

Tantilize your taste buds with these culinary delights

Ceviche and tortilla chips
Gazpachos Shooters
Chicken Salsa Verde
Chicken Mole and Yellow Rice
Grilled Chorizo with Spicy Tomato Caper Sauce
Tacos al Pastor

Feel yourself transported to Latin America with bright and festive decorations. Also, enjoy Mariachi and Folklorico performances from local schools and youth groups. Is your group interested in performing at the zoo during Festival de Animales? We're looking for performers! To register your group, please call or e-mail Scott Chidgey at (210) 734-7184 ext. 1049