2015 Special Events Calendar

Don’t miss out on any events here at Southwick’s Zoo! Below is a list of all events, discount days, and EARTH fundraisers. For a complete list of EARTH events including member appreciation after hours, click HERE.

For current news and updates on whats going on in the zoo click HERE.

These events are subject to change without notice and may be updated, so check back frequently! If you have any questions please call us at 1-800-258-9182.

2015 Events Calendar



April 11 – Opening Day 10am-5pm
The first day we are open for the 2015 season! (Weather Permitting)

April 25 – Chestnut Hill Community Ass. Walk



May 3 – Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

May 10 – Mother’s Day
We are showing our appreciation by offering mom 1/2 priced general admission

May 23 – Military Families Day
Active service people receive free general admission. Dependents of active service people receive half priced general admission. Veterans received half priced general admission. ID or proof of service required.

May 30 – AAA BOGO
Current AAA members can get one free general admission with the purchase of a full priced admission. Must present current AAA card for discount.



June 7 – Honor Teachers Day
Teachers receive free general admission. ID required.

June 14 – Mad About Monkeys Day
This is a day to show how bananas we are about primates! This event is included with normal admission.

June 20 – EARTH Bash 6-11pm 21+ only
EARTH’s biggest event iin support of environmental education. Guests get to explore the zoo after hours, enjoy food and cocktails, live and silent auctions, and more!

June 21 – Father’s Day
Dads receive half priced general admission today.



July 4 – Independence Day
We are open our normal hours of 10am-5pm

July 11 – Celtic Cool Festival

July 17 – Lions, Tigers, and Beers 6-9pm 21+ only
Sample craft beers from assorted New England breweries. $35 non-members, $25 EARTH members

July 19 – Zoo Babies Day
This is the day we celebrate all of the new arrivals at the zoo! We will post birth certificates around the zoo to highlight this year’s babies. There will also be assorted activities and events. Included with normal admission rates.



August 1 – EARTH Awareness Day
Included with normal admission rates. This day long (10am-5pm) event includes special exhibits and presentations. Our interns will also present their research projects.

August 23 – Summer Safari Scavenger Hunt
Join us for our annual scavenger hunt! It is included with normal admission rates and we will offer different scavenger hunts for different age groups.



September 13 – Massachusetts Day
BOGO general admission for MA residents. ID required. One free admission per ID.

September 20 – Rhode Island & Connecticut Day
BOGO general admission for RI & CT residents. ID required. One free admission per ID.

September 26 – Winos Saving Rhinos 4-8pm 21+ only

September 27 – New Hampshire, Vermont, & Maine Day
BOGO general admission for NH, VT, and ME residents. ID required. One free admission per ID.


October 24-31 Zoo Boo Days
Family friendly Halloween fun at Southwick’s Zoo! Kids can trick or treat in the zoo and kids 3-12 in costume receive free general admission!