Zoo News and Updates


March 2014 E-newsletter

March 2014


Grab your party hats and celebrate with us! Show your support by sharing your "Happy Birthday Zoo" photos on our Facebook page here!

The photo with the most likes on March 31st wins a Family Membership for a year!


Receive $.75 off when you purchase one of our new
16 oz. Zootennial cups!


The San Antonio Zoo is not just a great place to play...it's a great place to work! Check out job opportunities and apply online by clicking here!



Zootennial Plaza opens March 7th!

See how much the Zoo has changed with this indescribable addition! New exciting memories are sure to be created on March 7th! YOUR San Antonio Zoo is excited to share this momentous occasion with you!

For more information click here >>

Helpful Spring Break Tips

There are several parking lots within and around Brackenridge Park that are free.

Additional Parking - $5 parking fee

San Antonio Zoo: a first ever for our guests; from March 7th through March 23, additional parking will be offered just across the street from the Paul Jolly Adoption Center. Follow the signs to the parking entrance.

SAISD Alamo Stadium: located across the streed from Kipps Un Mundo Academy.

SAWS Garage: located on St. Mary's Street across the street from the Bombay Bicycle Club. Parking is only available on the following days.

Sunday, March 9
Saturday, March 15
Sunday, March 16
Saturday, March 22
Sunday, March 23

Click here for more visitor tips >>

Register for Adventure Camp Early and Save!

Join us for a REAL.WILD.SUMMER of fun by participating in our Zoo summer camps! In addition to games, crafts and activities, we'll explore the Zoo, venture behind the scenes and even have animals visit the classroom! Your 5-11 year old will join the excitement of the Zoo’s 100th birthday, as they discover a variety of amazing animals in our adventure day camps.  NEW for 2014 – Beyond the Gate: Zoo Design camp for ages 12-13 years.
*Register now - Special early bird $25 discount until March 9th! *

Click here for more information and to register >>

Food/Ice Chest Policy
Please be advised of an important food policy change. Ice chests and coolers will no longer be allowed in the Zoo. Exceptions are: bottled water, small snack-sized items, and baby food and formula. Thank you for adhering to this policy.


Congratulations Landon Girod on your winning photo!

Upon entering the Zoo, guests are greated by the bright and boisterous Caribbean flamingos. On your next visit, stop by the Caribbean flamingo exhibit and see if YOU can stand like a flamingo!

Don't forget to submit your favorite Zoo photo to ecastillo@sazoo.org for a chance to have it showcased in one of our monthly e-newsletters! One entry per person per month please.