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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.

 

September 2020

Wild Zoo Art for Families

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$12 – $15

Wild Zoo Art for Families Join us for Wild Zoo Art for Families on September 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This is an exciting opportunity to meet a special animal up close and paint its portrait. An art instructor will guide everyone to create their own masterpiece as both kids and adults meet some amazing animals at the Zoo! Supplies will be provided. Registration required by September 11, 2020. Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an…

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The Bee Guy at Central Florida Zoo

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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The Bee Guy at Central Florida Zoo Buzz on by the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens to learn about bees and view them in an observation hive! The Bee Guy will give live 30 minute presentations at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and 12:00 pm in the Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center! EVENT DETAILS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PLEASE CALL BUSINESS TO VERIFY. Stay up to Date on ALL Sanford Happenings by Signing up for Sanford365's weekly Email Newsletter!

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ZOOventure Family Workshops

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$20 – $25

ZOOventure Family Workshops Join us on September 23 for a ZOOventure Family Workshop. Homeschool families can experience a wide variety of interactive programs at the Zoo, where the classroom comes to life! These classes take place monthly from September through May. This month's topic is: Aquatic Explorations! Peer beneath the water’s surface and discover a whole new world of animal life. Join us as we explore the underwater world of aquatic ecosystems. Annual Pass Holders: $20.00 per Family Non-Pass Holders:…

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Family Sunset at the Zoo

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$5

Family Sunset at the Zoo Enjoy a summer evening with the family at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. On the fourth Friday of each month, we’ll reopen the gates at 5:30 p.m. and for just $5 admission per person, guests can enjoy exploring the Zoo at sunset, music, and our Splash Pad! Concessions by Sonny’s will be available for purchase. Masks are required for guests 13 and older. All Zoo rules and modified operations apply. This event is…

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October 2020

Onsite ZOOventure Class for ages 9-13

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$15 – $18

Onsite ZOOventure Class for ages 9-13 Join us on September 8 or 10 for a onsite ZOOventure for ages 9-13. Homeschool families can experience a wide variety of interactive programs at the Zoo, where the classroom comes to life! Up-close animal encounters, games, crafts, and activities are all part of this exciting learning environment. These classes occur monthly from September through May. This month's topic is: Animal Architects! Animal homes range from simple to extreme. From honeycombs to bird nests,…

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Onsite ZOOventure Class for ages 5-8

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$15 – $18

Onsite ZOOventure Class for ages 5-8 Join us on September 8 or 10 for an onsite ZOOventure for ages 5-8. Homeschool families can experience a wide variety of interactive programs at the Zoo, where the classroom comes to life! Up-close animal encounters, games, crafts, and activities are all part of this exciting learning environment. These programs are offered monthly from May through September. This month's topic is: Fabulous Felines! Think all wild cats are big? Get ready to discover how…

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Sunset at the Zoo – Sanford, FL

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Sunset at the Zoo - Sanford, FL Sunset at the Zoo is back! Returning June 18, join us every third Thursday of the month through October from 5:30 PM to sundown for Sunset at the Zoo. For just $5 admission, adults over the age of 21 can stroll through the Zoo enjoying live music, purchase some refreshing beer and wine, and see the animals during sunset! *Additional fees apply for food and beverage options The Zoo will close daily as…

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