Programs for Families and Young Children
Become a Wild Adventurer - Attend a Zoo Program!
Wild Adventures Education Programs are amazing opportunities for children to learn more about animal life at the Zoo and beyond! Themes focusing on habitats, survival and conservation are introduced monthly. Programs may include live animal encounters, hands-on activities (stories, puppets, games, videos, and arts & crafts), behind-the-scenes tours and adventures on Zoo grounds!
Franklin Park ZooSaturday, November 22
Groups of all sizes are invited to a night of animals and family adventures at Franklin Park Zoo! Pre-registration required.Program Details
Franklin Park ZooWednesdays, Oct., Dec., Jan., Mar., 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Playful Paws Playgroup
Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.Program Details
Franklin Park ZooEvery first Friday of the month, September – May, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Curious Cubs Playgroup
Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.Program Details
Franklin Park ZooEvery second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Family Fun Program
Family program for ages 5 to 10 years. Pre-registration required.Program Details