First Taste of Fall

First Taste of Fall

Saturday, September 24th | 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tickets available soon!

Support the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society as you sample local breweries, wineries, and food trucks at our First Taste of Fall event happening Saturday, September 24th, 2022!

Ticket purchase provides you with zoo admission, your own souvenir sampling glass, unlimited beer/wine samples, animal encounters, and great live entertainment.This is a 21+ event, so have your ID ready at the gate! Doors open at 4:00 pm.Food will be available for purchase during the event.A portion of the proceeds will benefit the continued growth of the Buttonwood Park Zoo’s educational programs, ensuring that Southcoast families will always have a way to experience nature close to home.


Zoolala Auction

Zoolala Auction

Support the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society as you explore one-of-a-kind experiences, artful creations, unique gifts, and much more – all from the comfort of your home!

Your contributions provide critical support for New Bedford’s beloved local zoo. By participating, you protect endangered wildlife, connect our community to nature, and safeguard the sustainability of this treasured organization for generations to come.


Toe Jam Puppet Band

Toe Jam Puppet Band

Sing and Dance with Toe Jam Puppet Band!

Rockin’ band for KIDS and their grown-ups, enjoy Toe Jam Puppet Band every Monday at the Buttonwood Park Zoo!

Toe Jam will play two 45 minute shows at 10:00am and 11:30am. The cost is $10/family after admission.

UPDATE: Toe Jam will now play outside. Check the Zoo’s or Toe Jam’s Facebook page for any cancellations.

Do you visit us two or three times a year!?

Then you need a BPZOO Membership!