Centennial Saturdays

Celebrate Elmwood Park Zoo’s 100th Anniversary with us during our Centennial Saturdays, happening on the first Saturday of each month! Join in the festivities with your family and friends as we commemorate this special milestone with a series of exciting events. The first 100 guests will receive a special giveaway item! Enjoy live entertainment, capture memorable moments at our photo opportunities, indulge in a delicious birthday treat, and be amazed by our captivating animal shows. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable celebration!

Our Centennial Saturday events are free to attend with zoo admission.
This event is free for yearly members.


July 6: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
August 3: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
September 7: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
October 5: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
November 2: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
December 7: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Member Only Attraction Discounts

Giraffe Feeding*: $4.00 $2.00

*Giraffe Feedings are weather and temperature dependent

August 3 - Event Details

Free birthday treat (while supplies last)

The first 100 guests will receive a special giveaway item

Visit the Nature Shop for different deals

24% off Memberships (onsite only)

Animal Entertainment

Keeper Chats
11 AM and 2:30 PM

Education Ambassador Greets
10 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:30 PM

Music and live Entertainment

Andrew Schraff, Stilt Walker

10 AM – 12 PM

Maureen Stanko

10 AM – 12:30 PM

Parlour Noir

10 AM – 2 PMĀ 

Mickey and Minnie Photo Ops

11 AM – 1 PM

Jimmy Jesberger

1 PM – 3 PM

Bubby the Bison Greets

1 PM – 3 PM

Mike & Will Duo

1:30 PM – 4 PM

Event Parking

Overflow parking is located at 1700 Markley Street (Logan Commerce Center). Beyond the Dunkin’ parking lot on Markley Street a shuttle will be available for pick-up and drop-off. The free shuttle operates from 10:00 AM -5:30 PM in a continuous loop. Shuttling is provided by Easton Coach.

Vendor Form

If your business/organization is interested in participating or becoming a vendor at our Centennial Saturday events, please click the button below to apply.