Upcoming Events

Events for all ages

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is a local and historical treasure.  Funds raised through these events help support all the Zoo does today and all we will do in the future.  We aspire to connect our visitors to wildlife and the natural world, inspire them to take action for the betterment of animals and the planet, and help us protect wildlife for future generations.  Thank you for your support!



Art Gone Wild
Animal Art Auction

December 1st – December 17th




Cookies & Paws

Sunday, December 3rd
10:00am – 11:30am



Wildlife Education Series
Animals on the Move: A Story of Migration and Dispersal Over Land and Under the Sea
Featuring Stace Beaulieu PhD, Austin Phillips PhD and Annette Brickley

Thursday, December 7th



Breakfast with Santa & Friends

Saturday, December 16th
9:30am – 11:30am






Breakfast with Santa & Friends

Sunday, December 17th
9:30am – 11:30am






Noon Year’s Eve

Sunday, December 31st
10:30am – 12:30pm





Wildlife Education Series
Is it Boom or Bust on Our Coral Reefs? Climate Change, Disease and Recovery
Featuring John Crosby, PhD

Thursday, January 11th



Fish Bowl
Sunday January 28th
1:00 – 3:00pm




Wildlife Education Series
Conservation of New World Primates
Featuring Zoo Director, Keith Lovett

Thursday, February 15th





Wildlife Education Series
The Importance of Native Bees & Honey Bees

Thursday, March 1st