What's On at Chester Zoo

There are always lots of exciting events at the zoo including the free daily animal talks that our experts do every day.

Current and upcoming events

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Mar 2019


Dementia Friendly Coffee Mornings – Fri 1st - Mon 25th

Join us for a chance to enjoy a cuppa and a chat with someone from Alzheimer’s Society with a view of our rhinos, warthogs and Asian elephants.


Little Monkey Mornings – Fri 1st - Sun 31st

Got a Little Monkey in the family? We’re hosting coffee mornings with a difference!

BIG CATS made with LEGO® bricks – Fri 1st - Sun 31st

Discover the world’s biggest felines as you’ve never seen them before.

Brilliant BIG CATS – Fri 1st - Sun 24th

Join the Zoo Ranger team for ROAR-some fun and games and find out all about these incredible top predators!

Conservation Animation – Fri 1st - Sat 2nd

How do you think you would feel having wild tigers right on your doorstep? Join us to find out why living near people is causing problems for tigers and leopards in Nepal and explore how vegetables, worms and poo are helping to solve this.

Junior Rangers Training Camp – Fri 1st - Sun 24th

We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for five very special Sunday training camps in 2018!

British Science Week – Sat 9th - Sun 17th

To celebrate British Science Week, our team of experts will be running lots of special events and activities throughout the week for all visitors.

Lemur Lever – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to hear what the world sounds like to other animals? Well now you can!

Hajamadagascar – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

We’re bringing the sounds of Madagascar to you this Easter!

Mission Madagascar – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Discover creatures from Madagascar and join our parade!

Discover... Aye-ayes – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Find out about these elusive lemurs...

Lemur Dress Up – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Put on your ears and tails and join the Madagascan festival fun!

Lemur-lympics – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Put your lemur skills to the test in our Madagascan challenges...

Planting For Lemurs – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Let your planting skills grow in these hands-on workshops!

Fossa Chat – Sat 30th - Sun 31st

Have you ever seen a fossa? Join our fossa chat to find out more...