Events

The talented staff and contributors to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo design special events and programs throughout the year. Our beautiful grounds also provide the perfect setting for a variety of musical concerts. Visit this portion of our site often to see what’s coming up!

 

November 2014

  • Sat, 11/01/2014 - 1:00pm - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 3:00pm

    Ongoing every WEEKEND in October and November as well as school holidays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Rides begin at the W.O.L.F. Cabin and are $2.00 each.

  • Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

    We will close at 1:00 today, with the last ticket sold at noon, in order to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Thu, 11/27/2014 (All day)

    We will be closed today to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

December 2014

  • Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am

    This monthly 45-minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include theme-related stories, activities, a simple craft, and live animals. December’s program will focus on “Winter Fun.” Pre-registration is required by calling 203-394-6563. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child, and $15 for non-members and one child. This program is offered on both Dec. 9 and 10.

  • Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am

    This monthly 45-minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include theme-related stories, activities, a simple craft, and live animals. December’s program will focus on “Winter Fun.” Pre-registration is required by calling 203-394-6563. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child, and $15 for non-members and one child. This program is offered on both Dec. 9 and 10.

  • Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.