Wild April School Vacation Week at Franklin Park Zoo
Celebrate spring and 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.
Wednesday, April 17: Enjoy an annual Earth Day celebration. Talk with exhibitors from local conservation organizations, and learn what you can do to help care for the planet.
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.