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Zippty Zoo Day

MayMay 27 2023

11:00am - 2:00pm

The Department of Parks and Recreation will host “Zippty Zoo Day” at the Jackson Zoo set for Saturday, May 27, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Gates open to the public at 10:00 a.m. Our guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a day at the Zoo filled with animal encounters with fun enrichment activities, among other act activities. (See below)

Zippty Zoo Day activities

  • Animal encounter
  • Educational animal enrichment
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Splash Pad
  • Face paintings

Zippty Admission

Purchase tickets online via debit/credit at

  • $5 for ages 2 -12
  • & 8 for ages 13 and up
  • Free admission for 1-year-old and under
  • Cash only for in-person ticket purchase

For more information, contact us at 601-952-8776


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