The Zoo has a number of educational and recreational shows for our visitors.Check out our Upcoming Events for details on special events happening on the days you plan to visit.

Note: Some performances have minimal admission fees. Children's Zoo Animal Shows and Sea Lion Shows are seasonal Memorial Day through Labor Day with limited shows in fall.

Free Hour

First hour the Zoo is open

Children's ZooConservation Carousel, & Stingrays at Caribbean Cove (when in season)

Animal Demonstrations

Return Summer 2020

Children's Zoo

Children’s Zoo Shows

Return Summer 2020

Children's Zoo

Jungle Boogie Concerts

Return Summer 2020

Schnuck Family Plaza 

Meet a Keeper (Daily)

Returns Summer 2020
Various Locations

Meet a Keeper (Weekends)

Return Summer 2020

Various locations

Penguin Feeding

Daily, 3:30 p.m.
Season and weather permitting.

Penguin & Puffin Coast

Safari Walking Tours

August 17 - October 27 
Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30 a.m., 12:30 and 2 p.m.

Lakeside Crossing 


Sea Lion Feeding

Daily, 10:15 a.m., 1:45 & 3:15 p.m.

Sea Lion Sound

First Bank Sea Lion Show

Check link above for any changes in schedule.  

September 7-October 27
Saturdays & Sundays, 11 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m.

November 2-November 24
Saturdays & Sundays, 1 and 2:30 p.m.

November 29-December 1
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 1 and 2:30 p.m.

Sea Lion Sound

Stingrays at Caribbean Cove

Through October 31

Watch, touch and occasionally feed the unique and fascinating stingrays, as they glide through a warm saltwater pool.

Lakeside Crossing

Tree Kangaroo Feeding

10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. 

Children's Zoo

Sensory Saturdays

9:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of every month

For more information, email, or call (314) 646-4544.

Education Gallery
The Living World 

Wild Wonder Outpost

Please visit Bayer Education Gallery for the hours on the day of your visit.

Education Gallery, The Living World 

updated 9-1-19