Jackson Zoo Events

All events and dates are subject to change!




Zoo Brew

April 11, 2014 6:00-9:00pm

VIP Early Entry at 5:00pm

Zoo Brew is back! 50 crafts brews, including 5 new breweries. Food sampling by Wing Stop and Jaco's Tacos. For adults ages 21 and up only. General admission and VIP tickets include beer sampling cup.

VIP tickets include early admission at 5pm, specialty VIP brews, firkin tapping at 5:30, and private food tastings.

Don't forget to watch the Tyson's Hot Wing Eating Contest. Or sign up to compete upon entry.

Music by Jerekus SIngleton, Jason Turner, Jesse Robinson, and DJ George Chuck.

General admission $30 | VIP $60 | Designated Driver $15

Purchase tickets online, at the Jackson Zoo, or at Hops and Habanas.







Zoo Blues

April 13, Door Open at 2pm, Show begins at 4pm

Zoo Blues is back again. Enjoy blues musicians such as Mel Waiters, Lenny Williams, Eddie Cotton, and Pat Brown.

Food vendors will be on site. Coolers, lawn chairs & blankets allowed. No outside food, or glass bottles.


Tickets purchased at ticketmaster.com only

Party for the Planet

April 19, 10:00am-1:00pm

Join the zoo and other area businesses to learn how you can go green. Organizations from around the region will be on hand to share their experitse and resources about living more sustainably within our communities.


Free with general zoo admission.

Breakfast for the Planet

April 19, 8:30-9:30am

Special Jackson Zoo Members Only event.

Enjoy a little Easter celebtration before out big Earth Day celebration. Members can come to the zoo for early entry and enjoy a continental breakfast, games, and crafts. The Easter Bunny just might be hopping down the bunny trail as well with some of his bunny friends for special photo ops.

Wild About Learning

May 10, 10:00am-1:00pm

A day to kick-off summer and get excited about all the things we can do to enrich our lives. Wild About Learning will feature fun and educational activities for children and adults, as well as exhibits, music, demonstration areas, and more.

Trustmark's Ice Cream Safari

July 12, 2014

Event details coming soon...