Party for the Planet at the SF Teaching Zoo on April 6

Party for the Planet at the SF Teaching Zoo on April 6

A girl does an activity at the Alachua Audubon Society booth at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Party for the Planet event.

March 14, 2024 – The Santa Fe College (SF) Teaching Zoo is hosting Party for the Planet! Join the celebration on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SF Teaching Zoo, 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville.

Regular admission applies. Tickets for the event are available at the gate only, with admission costing $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 4-12, seniors (60+), active military and veterans, teachers, police, firefighters, first responders, EMT/EMS, healthcare workers (all with valid ID), and UF students and staff with Gator1 ID. Electronics Benefits Transfer recipients can get tickets for $3, up to 4 total with the card. Free admission for children 3 and under, SF students, staff, and retirees with SFID, and zoo members.

This event is perfect for the whole family. Everyone is invited to explore the zoo and participate in fun activities such as games, crafts, training demonstrations, keeper talks, animal encounters, and more! Learn to build like a beach mouse, save a sea turtle, make a backyard habitat, and spring into action to save species.

The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is the only zoo on a college campus accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The zoo showcases a diverse collection that contains bald eagles, white-throated capuchin monkeys, American alligators and more.

For more information about Party for the Planet, contact the zoo at 352-395-5601 or visit the event’s official page.

Don’t miss out on the wildest party of the year!

This event is funded in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County.