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Kids will Love ZooAmerica this March

 A family outing to ZooAmerica just got a lot sweeter! Discover new ways to experience the educational excitement of ZooAmerica with various programs and events offered throughout March.

Teddy Bear & Friends Day

March 18, 2018 | 11 AM - 3 PM

Kids 12 and under can bring their favorite stuffed animal to ZooAmerica for tons of bear-related activities! This event is rain or shine and all activities are included in your regular admission - your stuffed animal friend will get in free! 

  • Stop by the Teddy Bear Repair Clinic and get your stuffed animal friend a check-up by a real veterinarian or Zoo naturalist. The Repair Clinic also will allow guests to see equipment that Zoo staff uses for our animals.
  • While waiting, work on a bear craft and then enjoy Story Time at 11:30 AM12 PM or 12:30 PM.
  • At 1 PM, come watch the real black bears enjoy an enrichment activity.
  • Immediately following the bear activity, there will be a Teddy Bear parade led by Ranger Scratch and his friends.
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt and find teddy bears throughout the Zoo.
  • Enjoy an animal-friendly story
  • Visit with Ranger Scratch, Coco the Bear, and other friends!

Mommy & Me Days

Every Monday in March | 10 AM - 2 PM

Enjoy the last two Mondays in March by spending quality time with your little ones at ZooAmerica complete with hands-on activities, animal encounters, and more! Standard admission rates apply. Free for Hersheypark Season Pass Holders and ZooAmerica Pass Holders.

  • Animal Artifacts Touch Table: furs, bones, feathers, and more
  • Animal Encounters
  • Animal Enrichment Activity
  • Coloring Table

$6 Fridays

Take advantage of all the Zoo has to offer with the last two $6 Fridays today, March 16 and next week, March 23! Come out to the Zoo on a Friday and stroll our walk-through Zoo as you learn about our more than 200 animals from five regions of North America. Offer not available online.

Animal Tales

March 20 & 27, 2018

Register to join this fascinating program at ZooAmerica, just for preschool children ages 3 and 4 and kindergarden children age 5. Animal Tales takes place Tuesdays in March and includes:

  • An animal-friendly story
  • Craft activity
  • Short zoo walk
  • Snack
  • Special meeting with a different animal each week