Programs & Events

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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.



Wild Winter Adventure

December 8 - 9, 15 - 16, 27 – 30, 8:30 – 11:30 AM or 1 – 4 PM

Learn how animals survive the cold winter months during Wild Winter Adventure! Encounter live animals including reindeer at Hersheypark®, enjoy a snack, explore ZooAmerica, and more!


This program is 3 hours long and is designed for children K – 5. All children must be preregistered and prepaid to participate. Space is limited.

Pass Rate Regular Rate



Creatures Of The Night

Explore ZooAmerica under the cover of night during Creatures Of The Night®! Watch our featured animals enjoy halloween treats, explore the facts and myths of our animals with Truth Or Tale, and so much more!

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40th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

Find the species that were part of our opening 40 years ago! Print out the scavenger hunt and bring it to the Zoo for educational and interactive fun!


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For questions, please call 717-534-3900 or email ZooAmerica@HersheyPA.com.


ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

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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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ZooCamp

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

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