Things are always happening at the Zoo! Please check with Guest Services for details regarding daily shows and activities, including dates and times.

Bison Feeding

Guests can hand-feed bison from a feeding deck located at the exhibit.

     Bison Feed: $3.00 per person
     Open weekends beginning April 18.

Giraffe Feeding

Guests can hand-feed giraffes from one of two observation decks.

     Giraffe Feed: $3.00 per person
     Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day. Weather permitting.

Birds of Paradise Feeding

Guests can hand-feed tropical sun conures from inside the Birds of Paradise exhibit.

     Bird Feed: $2.00 each
     Opening late Spring. Exhibit free to enter.

Barn Feeding

Guests visiting the barn can purchase feed for the goats and sheep.

     Feed-filled cone: $1.00
     Cone refill: $0.50
     Open daily 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Caterpillar Train Ride

Guests may ride a giant Caterpillar as it tours through the Danella Garden, adjacent to the playground.

     Train Ride: $4.00 - Members save 10%!
     Open weekends 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (weather permitting).

Carousel Ride

Enjoy a ride on our animal-themed carousel located near the Duck Pond.

     Carousel Ride: $4.00 - Members save 10%!
     Open weekends 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (weather permitting).


The Thomas Kimmel Conservation Kingdom is an interactive playground featuring three different play sites where kids can learn about conservation while having fun. Open daily.

Face Painting

Add a wonderful work of art right to your face!

     Face Paint: $8.00
     EPZ Members: $7.00
     Weekends (hours may vary).

Pony Rides

Take a leisurely stroll atop one of the Zoo's ponies or horses.

     $6.00 per ride - Members save 10%!
     Open weekends 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (weather permitting).

Horse Trail

Coming Soon!

Attraction Rentals

Hosting a special event or after hours function at the Zoo? Rent one of our many attractions for your guests to enjoy! Contact our Banquet Manager at 610.277.3825 x 242 or email for details. 
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