Caldwell Zoo offers numerous extra-special zooper days throughout the year.
Events are free with zoo admission and do not require advance registration.
Stop by the zoo to choose an ornament from our Enrichment Tree! Each ornament features an animal and an enrichment that animal would enjoy. Can't stop by the zoo? Give us a call or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of items.
Purchases can be dropped off at our main entrance or mailed to Caldwell Zoo, P. O. Box 4785, Tyler, TX 75712.
Anytime during the month of December
Join us for a fun day as holiday-themed animal enrichments are presented throughout the zoo. Animals will receive items such as gift-wrapped boxes with treats inside and wreaths.
December 7 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Due to weather/temperature concerns, it is necessary to cancel our Enrichment Day. Animals at the zoo are given access (they get to choose whether they come out or stay in) or are kept in on days when the temperature is below 45.
come on up to the African Huts and create some seasonal crafts. (Small materials fees: 25¢-75¢) Please note: Santa has sent his regrets as he is very busy in December.)
December 14, 15 & 21 1:30-3:30 p.m.
We just "snow" you'll enjoy our cold weather fun at the African Huts.
January 18 1:30-3:30 p.m.
WILD BIRD TWEETS
This Zooper Day will be a real "tweet" as we celebrate "Wild Bird Feeding Month" with some special bird activities.
February 15 1:30-3:30 p.m.
POISON JUNGLE SAFARI
It's time for our eighth annual poison safari. this event is held in cooperation with the North Texas Poison Control Center of Dallas. Booths throughout the zoo will alert adults and children to possible poison dangers in the home.
March 15 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Join us as we "party for the planet." The zoo joins local organizations to help all of us learn how we can make every day Earth Day.
April 19 1:00-4:00 p.m.