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 2018

Children's Zoo

Enrichment &Training

Return Summer 2018

Various locations

Children's Zoo Shows

Return Summer 2018

Children's Zoo

Jungle Boogie Concerts

Return Summer 2018

Schnuck Family Plaza 

Keeper Chats

Return Summer 2018

Various locations

Penguin Feeding

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

Penguin & Puffin Coast

Safari Tours

Daily, May 25-August 12
Saturdays & Sundays, August 18-October 14

Lakeside Crossing 


Sea Lion Feeding

Daily, 10:15 a.m., 1:45 & 3:15 p.m.

Sea Lion Sound

First Bank Sea Lion Show

Spring Weekend Shows - March 31 - May 20

Daily, May 25 - August 17

Sea Lion Sound

Stingrays at Caribbean Cove

Stingrays at Caribbean Cove presented by Mercy Kids 

April 13 through September 30 during Zoo hours

Lakeside Crossing

Tree Kanagroo 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 Monsanto Education Gallery for the hours on the day of your visit.

Education Gallery, The Living World 

updated 4-19-18