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Smile. Spring Fling 2019 is Here.

Get ready to see teeth, beaks, snouts, and kids’ smiles because Spring Fling is here. This year, it’s an expanded eco-event where you can learn about birds, bees, butterflies and blossoms – and what you can do to help them thrive. Weekends include special live performances, demos, and crafts. Come, have fun, and be inspired.

Event Snapshot

Through April 28, 2019

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All over the Zoo, you’ll find smiles because spring is finally here. While the animals enjoy the warmer weather, you’ll discover special springtime entertainment and fun each weekend.

All activities except Honey Tasting and Big Bunny photos are free with paid admission and for GLAZA members.

Spring Fling Weekend Entertainment & Activities

  • “Pollination Celebration” acrobat show at 1 and 3 p.m. and green-screen photo booth experience from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Roaming bee and butterfly puppeteers, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Earth Expo featuring favorite conservation and community organizations
  • Planting for Pollinators and Bee & Butterfly crafts
  • Native wildflower seed giveaway (while supplies last)
  • Special animal feedings at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Sustainable living demonstrations at 2 p.m.
  • Chalk art educational activity
  • Honey Tasting from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (for an additional fee)

Springtime doesn’t just happen on the weekends!

Join us any day of the week, when there’s always something to smile about.

  • World of Birds Show at 12 and 2:30 p.m. (except Tuesdays), now starring California condor Hope, who is an inspiring ambassador for this critically endangered species
  • Animals & You presentations featuring bunnies and other furry critters at 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. (with an extra show at 12:45 p.m. on weekends)
  • Self-guided tour of our Bird Gardens
  • Spring-themed photo ops

Programming subject to change without notice.

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