TIME: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Looking to get outside and explore during April school vacation week? Spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Celebrate spring as we learn all about the insects and animals that serve as pollinators and how their important work helps the springtime flowers bloom. Throughout the week, there will be zookeeper chats, animal encounters, and more.
Tuesday, April 17: Join us for special bat activities as we highlight National Bat Appreciation Day!
Aussie Aviary Opens for the Season
Aussie Aviary will open for the season during April school vacation week (weather permitting). Stroll among hundreds of brightly colored budgies in this engaging, interactive space. Purchase a seedstick and the birds may land right on it! During April school vacation week, Aussie Aviary will be open 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., weather permitting. After April school vacation week, the exhibit will be open weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., weather permitting. Regular hours begin Memorial Day weekend when Aussie Aviary is open 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. weekdays, and 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekends.