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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
407.323.4450 http://www.centralfloridazoo.org/

Enter the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.  A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family.

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Besides seeing over 500 animals representing 205 species (that doesn’t even include the bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo), you can take to the sky and enjoy our aerial adventure course, ZOOm Air Adventure Park or bring your flip-flops and swimsuit to cool-off in the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground.

 

October 2019

Zoo Boo Bash

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on September 27, 2019 at 9:00 am

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$14 – $20

Zoo Boo Bash Ghosts, goblins and ghouls ready to spook their way through the Zoo should stop by for our annual Halloween event—Zoo Boo Bash, presented by Orlando Health! Mark your calendars for the last two weekends in October (the 19–20 and 26–27) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Make your way through the Zoo for trick-or-treating, an interactive bubble show, a special reading of Skeletons in the Closet, crafts, activities, daily costume contests and more! All activities are included…

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November 2019

Storytime at the Zoo

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2020

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Free

Storytime at the Zoo Join us in the Discovery Courtyard for Storytime at the Zoo! Listen to an immersive animal story and meet an Animal Ambassador up-close! Preschool children and families will love this free event, presented in partnership with the Orange County Library System. Please note that this event is rain or shine, and will be moved inside during inclement weather. Zoo admission is not included or required to attend. For more information, please call 407.323.4450. ext. 123 or…

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Wildlife Photography in Zoos

November 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$20 – $30

Wildlife Photography in Zoos Join us for an exciting opportunity to learn how to take great Zoo photos! Experience the thrill of capturing amazing animal moments. Participants must bring their own equipment, including a digital camera with manual settings and/or aperture priority, telephoto and close-up lenses or a zoom lens with both capabilities. Techniques covered will apply to both film and digital cameras. Class size is limited. Registration required. Zoo admission is included. Cost: Annual Passholders : $20 per person…

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Asian Lantern Festival–Into the Wild

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 12, 2020

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Asian Lantern Festival–Into the Wild The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will transform into an evening wonderland of lights during the Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild starting in November. For more information visit www.centralfloridazoo.org/lanterns. This limited engagement cultural event will dazzle guests with over 30 larger-than-life sculptural LED lantern displays featuring plants, animals, and traditional Asian elements, including a nearly 200-foot-long dragon. The Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild is presented in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture,…

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