Something fun is always happening or being planned here at the Zoo

Upcoming Events
  • Casino Night has been cancelled, possibly postponed, 
  • Casino Night on Friday March 27, 2020.The Friends of the Bergen County Zoo will be hosting its 1st annual Casino Night Here is the flyer! 
    • Casino Night will be an exciting fundraiser to help our new Red Wolf Exhibit!!! Enjoy a night of gambling, we will give you $100 of fun money to begin, and then eat, have fun, and gamble away! Toward the end of the night you will trade in the fun money for raffle tickets for our prizes.              
    •  To purchase tickets you must create a free account on search for the "Friends of the Bergen county Zoo, NJ" and register for activity, "casino night"
    • Tickets must be purchased in advanced and are $60 for our members and $75 for the general public
    • Questions or comments? let us know at

Take a look at the Calendar on the right.
The Zoo will be celebrating with fun activities planned on those days! These events are free with admission to the zoo!

We will also have many other events,  Casino night, Member's night, Zoo Boo, Holiday with the Animals and many more memorable events planned!

To keep up-to-date and find out the details of our plans for those events you will need to get on our mailing list!
Simply create a free account on and
Search for the "Friends of the Bergen County Zoo, NJ"
Then sign up for the mailing list and stay current with our events and activities.
Maybe even join us and help support this great zoo with a membership 

Recently Past Events

  • Holiday with the Animals. Enjoy a fun day of Santa and our animals opening up presents! This event starts at 1100am and runs into the afternoon. It is free to attend on December 15, 2019

  • Winter wonderland is happening in Van Saun Park starting on November 29, 2019. It will be located in the middle of Van San park, behind the Carousel.  It will run until January. 
       To purchase tickets, see the calendar of open days and skate only days

  • Bison Day 2019 November 2, 2019

  • Zoo Boo 2019 has come and gone! Hope you had a spook-tacular time! If you have any questions or comments please email us at We are always looking to improve and welcome any feedback!

Bison Day, November 2, 2019