It’s almost spring, which means it is the perfect time to head to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for their first big event of the new Zoo season. Saturday, March 10th from 10am – 4pm your family is invited to Zoo Bloom and Farm Day.
Zoo guests will enjoy special activities and treats and so will the animals! There will also be opportunities to learn all about the animals that live on farms. All activities are included with Zoo admission.
As part of this special event, the Zoo will be featuring a full schedule of animal enrichment, where the animals will receive spring-themed treats. Free treats from Charm City Cakes will be available for your family while supplies last. It’s a great day to see some of your favorite animals at their most active times. Be sure to bring your camera!
Main Entrance Activities:
- Guests will receive a sample of Charm City Cakes or a cookie (while supplies lasts)
- Mascot Sphen the penguin, a new giraffe mascot and live animal ambassadors will be located at Schaefer Plaza
- Temporary tattoos, sidewalk chalk, gift shop discounts and more!
Animal Enrichment Schedule:
- 10:15 Lions
- 11:00 Otter
- 11:30 Bears
- 1:30 Leopard
- 2:00 Warthog/Porcupine
- 2:30 Chimp
- 2:45 Lemurs
- 3:00 Farmyard
Farm Day & Activites Schedule:
There will be sheep shearing, special keeper chats and lots more fun in the Farmyard!
- 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Education Stations and Activities
- 11:15 am – Sheep Shearing Demo
- 11:30 am – Puppet Show in the Penguin Education Center
- 12:00 pm – Sheep Shearing Demo
- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm- The Buzz About Bees Station in the Farmyard
- 12:45 pm – Sheep Shearing Demo
- 1:30 pm – Goat Training Demo
- 2:00 pm – Sheep Keeper Chat
- 2:30 pm – Guineafowl BINGO
- 3:00 pm – Donkey Hoof Cleaning Demo
- 3:00 pm – Goat and Donkey Enrichment
For more information visit www.marylandzoo.org.