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New Playground at Franklin Park Zoo to open this summer!

Visitors of Boston’s historic Franklin Park Zoo will soon have another attraction to visit in the 72-acres that make up the zoo. Construction has begun on a new innovative 10,000 sq. foot playground that is set to open by late June/early July. The new addition, made possible by the Play 2 Dream Foundation, puts safety […]

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Join the Franklin Park Zoo for PreZOOdential Election Week

WHAT: In honor of Presidents’ Day and the 2012 Presidential election, Franklin Park Zoo will be hosting its own Zoo animal election for “President” of the Zoo.  Throughout the week, families can learn about each of the candidates’ platforms, vote for their favorite candidate, celebrate with games and activities and discover what makes each animal […]

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December Vacation Mini-Camp at the Franklin Park Zoo: Rainforest Ramble

There are still a few openings in the December vacation mini-camp at the Franklin Park Zoo. Here are the details from the Franklin Park Zoo – The weather outside may be frightful, but inside the Tropical Forest, it’s quite delightful! Spend one of your cold winter days inside the toasty Tropical Forest at Franklin Park […]

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Half-Price Admission at the Franklin Park and Stone Zoos

WHAT: Burn off the turkey and get the family out of the house on Friday, November 25 at the Franklin Park or Stone Zoo. Now that everyone’s food coma has worn off, it’s time for the family to get some fresh fall air at a place everyone can enjoy—the zoo! For a day of fun […]

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Zoo Howl at Franklin Park Zoo

WHAT:  Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail! Other haunted happenings offered throughout the day include: creepy crafts, ghoulish games, howling costume contests and a haunted maze! WHEN: October 29-30 TIME:  11:00am – 3:00pm WHERE:  Franklin Park Zoo, 1 […]

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Red Hay Panda Sculpture To Franklin Park Zoo From Killington Hay Festival

WHAT: Franklin Park Zoo and the Town of Killington, Vermont, have introduced the public to a one-of-a- kind hay sculpture modeled after the Zoo’s resident twin red panda cubs, born earlier this summer on July 4. Guests will stand in amazement as they get up close and personal with a two-ton, 15-foot tall red panda sculpture […]

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End of Summer Offer at the Franklin Park Zoo

WHAT: With the recent births of several species, there are plenty of new faces to see at the Zoo! Before the kids go back to school, go on an adventure and visit Franklin Park Zoo to see all of the new additions. Don’t miss Stanley the bongo calf, Asani the wildebeest calf, Kambiri, a western […]

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New Zoo Adventure Zone at the Franklin Park Zoo

Looking for a wild adventure this summer? Don’t miss the new Zoo Adventure Zone at Franklin Park Zoo featuring a rope adventure course and thrilling bungee bounce. In a new partnership with Eurobungy, Franklin Park Zoo is able to offer these exciting, but safe, opportunities for its thrill-seeking guests to be physically active – particularly […]

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Franklin Park Zoo Announces the Birth of Red Panda Twins

The staff at Franklin Park Zoo recently announced the recent birth of red panda twins – the first birth of this species at the zoo. The male and female twins were born on July 4th, and are now staying the nest box with their mother, Stella Luna.  They are expected to be in public view […]

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World Oceans Day Celebrations in the Greater Boston Area

This year, the American Zoos and Aquariums are teaming up with Dr. Seuss to celebrate World Oceans Day!  Here are a few local activities and events. Oceans Day Festival on June 5th, 2011 at the New England Aquarium, including ocean-themed activities, giveaways, seafood tastings, contests and more! We’re teaming up with the Association of Zoos […]

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