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Special Events

Throughout the year, Zoo New England celebrates and engages with the community by hosting and sponsoring fantastic special events. And when you’re looking for educational programs and everyday happenings at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo, we have those too!

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    Stone Zoo
    Nov. 17 - Jan. 7, 4:00 - 9:30 p.m. (Closed Nov. 23 and Dec. 25)

    Our annual festival of lights promises to dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season.

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    December School Vacation Week

    Franklin Park Zoo
    December 27, 28 & 29, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Join us for seasonal activities and fun that will make your break a December to remember!

  • Zootopia Zebra Box


    Franklin Park Zoo
    June 1, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

    Zootopia is our annual black-tie gala benefitting Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo.

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    Great Beyond Adventures

    Join Zoo New England and Great Beyond Adventures on the trip of a lifetime to the Arctic or Galapagos Islands.

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    Animal Meet & Greet

    Various Dates, Franklin Park Zoo & Stone Zoo

    Join us in person or virtually for an exclusive encounter with our amazing ambassador animals!

  • Wild Shoutout Box

    Wild Shoutouts

    Virtual Offering

    Looking for a unique way to send a message to your loved one? Whether it’s a holiday, birthday, anniversary, graduation, new job, proposal or just a pick-me-up, let our animals be your wingman!