Spring is the perfect time to visit Scovill Zoo in Decatur.
New critters are making their appearance at the zoo. The staff has several events planned leading up to Mother’s Day.
Scovill Zoo’s Critter Egg Hunt
April 20 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Scovill Zoo and the Children’s Museum will hold their annual Critter Egg Hunt at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, free for ages 10 and under. Attendees will enjoy pre-egg hunt songs/dances at 1:30 pm, followed by an egg hunt on the lawn. Enjoy $1 zoo admission before and after the egg hunt and reduced admission from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Children’s Museum. For more information, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435.
Earth Day Celebration on April 27
World Penguin Day & Earth Day Celebration at Scovill Zoo
April 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This annual celebration will include a “keeper chat” with our popular Humboldt penguins and ways people can reduce pollution, conserve resources, and help the environment.
Zippy Zoo Day with Mom on May 11 (and moms free on the 12th).
Zippy Zoo Day with Mom
May 11 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
On May 11, we honor moms with games, gifts (while supplies last), and animal presentations. Moms receive free admission with a paid child on May 11 & 12.