Friday, August 12, 2011

September 2011 Events at the Buffalo Zoo

The summer might be starting to wind down a bit, but that doesn't mean the activity stops. Here is a list of some of the things happening at the Zoo in September.


3 Enriching Zoo Animals Wild Workshop

This is a family workshop not to be missed! Throughout the workshop we will learn about animal behavior as we prepare various treats for the animals and meet up with the zookeepers. Get a chance to see the animals interact with the treats you made for them! The workshop runs from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Prices are $20 per person for members and $25 per person for non-members. Pre-paid registration is required, and all participants are required to pay the workshop fee. For more information, please call (716) 995-6128 or visit

5 Labor Day at the Buffalo Zoo

Say “goodbye” to summer and “hello” to a fun-filled Labor Day at the Zoo! The event will feature a bounce house, activities, animal feedings and more! This event is presented by Goya Foods and Sorrento Cheese, with media support provided by Fox 29 and WBEN. Admission is only $1, when each visitor presents a coupon. Coupons are available at your local Tops Friendly Markets closer to the event. For more information, please call (716) 837-3900 or visit

10 Grandparents Day

Grandparents, be sure to bring your favorite little ones along to celebrate Grandparents Day at the Buffalo Zoo! From 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., each grandparent will receive free admission with each paid child’s admission. Grandparents will also receive $5 off any grandparent membership purchased that day.

11 Jungle Cruise

Join the Women’s Board of the Buffalo Zoo for a “Jungle Cruise” aboard the Miss Buffalo II! The twilight cruise will board at the Erie Basin Marina at 5:30 p.m. and return at approximately 9:00 p.m. This floating fundraiser costs $35 per person and will include snacks, beer, wine, soda and live entertainment. Guests must be at least 21 years of age. For tickets or more information, please call (716) 995-6131.

22 Art Gone Wild

Join the Buffalo Zoo’s animal keepers on the third floor of Pearl Street Grill and Brewery on Thursday, September 22 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. for the art show of the year! The event features the sale and auction of art created by a variety of your favorite animals. New for 2011—as demand has increased, we will also be featuring other fun items in addition to canvas paintings! Pre-sale tickets are available for $10 per person (available through September 21). Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $15 each. Funds raised will benefit the Buffalo Zoo’s animal department. To purchase pre-sale tickets, please call (716) 995-6131. More information is also available at
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