February 15: Will Zoo Be Mine?

Love is in the air over at the Buttonwood Park Zoo. This Saturday, February 15, the Zoo will host a special Valentine’s Day celebration, Will Zoo Be Mine. Throughout Saturday’s event, visitors will have the opportunity to see Valentine’s themed enrichment offered to the animals throughout the day. The harbor seals will steal your heart at our 12pm & 3pm Seal Valentine’s Extravaganza where one lucky guest will win a personalized painting from our seals.

Activities included with zoo admission are: a full day of Valentine’s themed animal enrichments, opportunity for children to make a special Valentine’s Day card for a favorite zoo friend and a chance to win a free zoo membership if you guess how many candy hearts are in the jar. Cookie decorating kits are available for $3 per kit at the Bear’s Den Cafe. The Buttonwood Park Zoo is open 9:00am-4:00pm, daily, with the last admission at 3:15pm. Zoo admission prices are $6/ New Bedford resident adult; $4.50/New Bedford senior or student; $8/non-resident adult; $6/non-resident senior or student; $4/non-resident child; and all children under 3 are free.

Will Zoo Be Mine Schedule
10:30am: Bobcat Enrichment
11:00am: Aquatics Enrichment
11:00am: Black Bear Enrichment
12:00pm: Harbor Seal Valentine’s Extravaganza
1:00pm: Bison Enrichment
2:00pm: River Otter Enrichment
3:00pm: Harbor Seal Valentine’s Extravaganza