United Labor Picnic
Monday, September 2
ACTIVITIES, EXHIBITS & DISCOUNTS*
Activities for the Kids (or Kids at
Inflatables - those located at the
picnic site (free with wristband)
*Zoo memberships not valid for Labor Union Picnic Activities
Fun things to
do inside the Zoo:
4-D Theater - $5 ($4 Zoo Members)
Carousel - $2 per ride
Train - $3.50 per ride
African Outpost and
Billabong Playgrounds (no cost)
Papa John's Splash Park (no
DAILY TRAINING ACTIVITIES (NO COST)
(subject to change without notice)
Elephant Aerobics - 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
(weekends only in September & October)
Gorilla Forest Program - 2:30 p.m.
HerpAquarium Keeper Talks - 11 a.m.
and 2:30 p.m.
Islands Pavilion Keeper Talks -
Meerkat Enrichment - 3 p.m.
Pygmy Hippo Program - 11:30 a.m.
Lorikeet Landing - Continuously
($2 per nectar cup)
when the temperature is 50 degrees or above
Bear Habitat at
Glacier Run: Featuring polar and grizzly bears,
spectacular underwater viewing and the adorable polar bear
Aviary: This spectacular 50' aviary is now
open in Glacier Run and features the rare sea-eagles, the
stunningly colorful mandarin ducks and more.
Seal & Sea Lion
Habitat at Glacier Run: An amazing habitat with
training demonstrations in the amphitheatre.
Splash Park at Glacier Run: With a cool pirate ship, jet
sprayers, dump buckets and lots of other splash play, get as
wet as you want. Free with Zoo
admission or membership.
Stroll along a path directly through the
new wallaby and wallaroo exhibit. Relax at the Walkabout
Cafe while the kids play in the Billabong Playabout.
Landing: Children and adults love
this nose-to-beak experience with a chance to enter an
aviary full of brilliantly colored lorikeets and feed them
nectar right out of your hand. It's an experience you won't
want to miss.
Tiger Tundra: Get
a close up view of the most
magnificent cats on earth! Catch an eye level
view of Amur tigers through a
reinforced glass barrier.
Forest: A walk through Gorilla Forest is like a walk
through Africa. A stop at Hippo Falls to see the Pygmy
hippos in their pool is just what you need before pressing
deeper into the forest in search of the magnificent Western
THE ISLANDS: This exhibit offers
visitors the chance to travel to the Islands
to enjoy playful orangutans, awesome Sumatran tigers,
tapirs, babirusa and siamangs which
habitats within this award-winning complex. Inside
the Islands Pavilion you'll find everything from Cuban
crocodiles to penguins - plus a large walk-through
King Louie, the rare white alligator
is waiting for your visit in the HerpAquarium. This indoor
exhibit features reptiles, amphibians and fish exhibited in
their natural habitats. A walk outside takes you to the
amazing Komodo Dragon exhibit.