Special Events


Arctic Lights – December 16 & 17
Join us for a winter wonderland! Real snow for you and the animals, hot chocolate, crafts, games and lights galore! On December 16th and 17th America’s Teaching Zoo will be hosting their annual Arctic Lights event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entry fees are $8 for adults, $6 for children 3-12 and free for ages 2 and under. Bring in a string of working LED lights and receive a free adult admission for that day. The zoo will be decorated from top to bottom with sparkles and lights. Get that last minute gift shopping done at our merchandise table while the kids play in real snow, drink hot chocolate, and enjoy winter themed crafts and games. For an extra $7 per person guests can tour Behind the Scenes and interact with some of the animals. Tours are limited to groups of 15 guests. See you at the Zoo!

Ira’s Birthday Party – February 3, 2018
Every campus has a king! Moorpark College has IRA the lion, “King of the Campus”. Join us February 3th, as we celebrate IRA’s birthday with a WILD party at America’s Teaching Zoo. Guests of this party will sing “Happy Birthday” to IRA as he claws and bites into his presents. All party guests will get a piece of birthday cake and kids can make crowns to wear for this royal event!

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