Austin Zoo Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

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Austin Zoo Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

Date: Apr 08, 2024
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Eclipse Safari: A Celestial Adventure at Austin Zoo

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime celestial adventure as we gather at Austin Zoo to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of a total solar eclipse! Positioned perfectly within the path of totality, Austin Zoo offers an ideal setting for experiencing this rare phenomenon in all its splendor.

Event Highlights:

  • Eclipse Viewing Visitors will have the opportunity to safely observe the progression of the solar eclipse through specially equipped solar viewing glasses. As the moon gradually obscures the sun, experience the remarkable transition from daylight to twilight and back again.
  • Wildlife Encounters While you’re here, don’t miss the chance to explore the diverse array of animal habitats at Austin Zoo before and after the eclipse. From majestic big cats to colorful birds and playful primates, encounter fascinating wildlife from around the globe.
  • Picnic Area & Refreshments Feel free to bring your own food and drinks and enjoy our Picnic Grove with plenty of space for you and your family to picnic during the event. Bottled water, Blue Bell ice cream and soft drinks available in the Gift Shop. Other beverages and snacks available in vending machines. Also snacks, drinks and ice cream are available near the train ride.
  • Family-Friendly Activities Delve into the wonders of science and nature as we offer educational talks both preceding and following the eclipse viewing. Engage in a journey of discovery and fun that promises to captivate minds of all ages.
  • Austin Zoo Family Pack Raffle All visitors will be entered into a raffle to win a family fun pack including a family membership and Austin Zoo merchandise.
  • Free souvenir poster for everyone to take home. Other souvenirs available in the Gift Shop.
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