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Party for the Planet

Earth Day Celebration

Join us Saturday, April 22 as we celebrate Earth Day during Party for the Planet!

Party for the Planet is North America’s largest combined Earth Day celebration with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating. Discover what Tulsa Zoo and our conservation partners are doing to conserve and protect wildlife with specialty keeper chats from our animal care experts.

This conservation celebration includes activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Endangered Species Keeper Chats

10 a.m.

  • animal ambassador: outside H.A. Chapman Event Lodge
  • black-and-white ruffed lemur:  Lemur Grotto

10:30 a.m.

  • Komodo dragon: Lost Kingdom

11 a.m.

  • Malayan tiger: Lost Kingdom
  • animal ambassador: outside H.A. Chapman Event Lodge
  • birds: inside Conservation Center

11:30 a.m.

  • white rhino: Mary K. Chapman Rhino Reserve

12 p.m.

  • Chinese alligator: Rainforest
  • animal ambassador: outside H.A. Chapman Event Lodge

12:30 p.m.

  • siamang: Lost Kingdom

1:15 p.m.

  • African penguin: African Penguin Exhibit

1:30 p.m.

  • chimpanzee: Chimpanzee Connection
  • California sea lion: Helmerich Sea Lion Cove

2 p.m.

  • animal ambassador: outside H.A. Chapman Event Lodge
  • Asian elephant: Main Yard

2:30 p.m.

  • siamang: Lost Kingdom

3 p.m.

  • animal ambassador: Globe Plaza
  • bald eagle: boardwalk outside of Life in the Forest

3:30 p.m.

  • Diana monkey: Conservation Center

4 p.m.

  • animal ambassador: Globe Plaza
  • Hyacinth macaw: Conservation Center

Activites & Crafts

Join us at the tent slab outside the H.A. Chapman Event Lodge for a day full of fun educational activities, ambassador animal encounters, and more! Learn from zoo professionals and our community partners how you can join us in making environmentally friendly choices for our planet.

Conservation Initiatives

Did you know that a portion of every zoo admission ticket goes directly to supporting our conservation partners all around the world? Tulsa Zoo is proud to financially support 12 conservation projects in our efforts to protect wildlife and wild places. Visit the tent slab during Party for the Planet to learn more about these conservation projects and the sustainable solutions the zoo is proud to practice on a daily basis, like how we are one of only a few zero landfill zoos in the United States!


Party for the Planet activities are included with zoo admission.

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