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 and learn about the importance of pollinators and how their work helps the springtime flowers bloom. Throughout the week, there are zookeeper chats, animal encounters and more.
Wednesday, April 17: It's the annual Earth Day celebration! Talk with exhibitors from local conservation organizations, and learn what you can do to help care for our planet.
Aussie Aviary Opens for the Season
Aussie Aviary opens 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 is open 11 a.m.–4 p.m., weather permitting. After April school vacation week, the exhibit is open weekends, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., weather permitting. Regular hours begin Memorial Day weekend when Aussie Aviary is open 11 a.m.–4 p.m. weekdays, and until 5 p.m. on weekends.