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Salisbury Zoo 70th Anniversary Gala

We’re celebrating 70 years — and we want you to join us! Enjoy a catered dinner, silent and chance auctions, and live music during the Salisbury Zoo’s 70th Anniversary Gala, held outdoors at the Salisbury Zoo. By attending, you’re supporting the Salisbury Zoo and future growth as part of our Zoovolution campaign. Learn more and… Read more »

Fundraiser at Playa Bowls

Celebrate National Zoo Lovers’ Day with a fundraiser at Playa Bowls in Salisbury, located at 1012 S. Salisbury Blvd. The Zoo will receive 10% of sales that day.

Zoo Stampede 5K

Support the Salisbury Zoo by participating in the annual Zoo Stampede 5K, sponsored by Vernon Powell Shoes, on Saturday, April 20, at 9 a.m. The race kicks off from the Salisbury Zoo’s East Gate (across from the Elks Golf Club). The race will go through the Zoo and along the Salisbury City Park’s greenway. 100%… Read more »

Docent Training

Apply to become one of our Salisbury Zoo docents (volunteers). Selected docents will need to attend one of the training dates, which will be held in the Salisbury Zoo’s Education Center (near the East Gate – Elks Golf Course side). Learn more about becoming a docent and fill out the application here. Training dates (choose… Read more »

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, Nov. 28, is Giving Tuesday! Make a donation to support the Salisbury Zoo at www.shoregivesmore.org/salisburyzoomd.

Drink Beer. Save Turtles.

Join the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) for Drink Beer. Save Turtles. at Burnish Beer Co., located at 2305 Northwood Drive, Suite E, in Salisbury. This fundraiser will run from 5-9 p.m. on Aug. 28 and benefit the Turtle Survival Alliance, which participates in awesome work around the globe to… Read more »

Steaks for Sustainability – Chesapeake AAZK Fundraiser

Support the Chesapeake AAZK, which includes our zookeepers and animal care team, at the Steaks for Sustainability fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse in Fruitland (107 E. Cedar Lane) on Thursday, May 4, from 5-9:30 p.m. If you show the flyer below, 10% of your order will go to Chesapeake AAZK and they will send it to… Read more »

Zoo Heads to Brew

Head to the Brew River Dock Bar, located at 502 W. Main St. in Salisbury, on Thursday, June 15, from 5-9 p.m. to support the Salisbury Zoo. We’ll have charity guest bartenders there from the Zoo. During this fundraiser, 20% of sales from the Dock Bar will go to the Salisbury Zoo Commission.

Nature Play

Nature Play will take place the Thursday after each story time through Aug. 10, except for April 13 and May 25. Families with kids ages 2-8 can meet at the stage area near the Education Center at 10 a.m. and engage in sensory activities that reinforce the beginning stages of learning in an outdoor setting…. Read more »

Rain Date for Sensory-Friendly Spooktacular

Spooktacular Halloween is designated for families with members that need sensory friendly options. October 8th-Rain Date for Spooktacular Enjoy this very special, not scary Halloween event designated specifically for families with members that need a sensory friendly option. We have partnered with the Salisbury University Psychology department to help assist with this event! The first… Read more »