Thursday, July 19, 2018


10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Today's Species: Penguin

Penguins cannot fly but they are expert swimmers. Penguins dive quickly while hunting for fish, and can reach depths up to 30 feet.


**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 on 7/19 To Prepare for Travelers Sunset Affair**

We will close at 3:00pm TODAY in preparation for Sunset Affair MORE

Summer Flower Show

10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming... MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training,... MORE

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