Programs & Events

Black Bear

Adventure awaits at ZooAmerica®! Go on a behind-the-scenes animal tour, learn about your favorite animals, do your part to help out, take part in fun zoo crafts, and more. It's all yours to enjoy, experience, and discover at ZooAmerica.

$6 Fridays at ZooAmerica

Every Friday until March 23, 2018 you can experience all the Zoo has to offer for just $6! It is simple, come out to the Zoo on a Friday and stroll our 11 acre walk-through Zoo as you learn about our more than 200 animals from five regions of North America. Offer not available online.

Wild Winter Adventure

December 16, 17, 27, 28, 29 or 30, 2017

This 3 hour program is designed to teach children in grades K-5 how animals deal with the cold and survive the winter. Young animal lovers will explore the Zoo, get up-close and personal with animal encounters, visit the reindeer in Hersheypark, make a craft, and enjoy a snack. Space is limited and a registration fee is required. For additional information, please call 717-534-3900. To register, complete and mail the registration form:
Registration Form

Winter Treats

Watch as our animals get into the holiday spirit with a special winter treat.

Saturday, December 16

Sunday, December 17

Wednesday, December 27

Thursday, December 28

Friday, December 29

Saturday, December 30

For questions, please call 717-534-3900 or email


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Behind The Scenes Tours

Get an insider's look at the zoo, tour non-public spaces or observe our animals as they start their day!

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Group Programs

Schedule one of our group programs at ZooAmerica and dive into the wild of North America – from the forests of the Northeast to the deserts of the Southwest.

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Learn about nature and enjoy crafts, activities, animal encounters, and more!

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