You’re invited to the Santa Ana Zoo’s annual Party for the Planet™ event will take place Sunday May 21st, 2017, from 12 noon to 3:00 pm, which represents the largest shared Earth Day celebration in North America. Party for the Planet is a fun-filled day that celebrates wildlife while promoting conservation and educating Zoo guests about the different ways they can explore and help protect the environment. The event is FREE for FOSAZ Members and included in the price of general admission. Santa Ana locals with proof of residency are welcome to join the Zoo’s Party for the Planet free of charge.
The Party for the Planet is a family fun filled day that includes conservation-friendly crafts and games. Enjoy hands on demonstrations and education stations featuring animals, recycling, sustainable living and a variety of special guests including members of the Santa Ana City Water District, Fullerton Arboretum and other community organizations.
This year’s Party for the Planet event marks the 16th year the Friends of Santa Ana Zoo has hosted an event in honor of Earth Day,” said Cathi Decker, Executive Director. “We’re excited to welcome FOSAZ members, Zoo visitors and Santa Ana residents to celebrate with us on May 21st and enjoy all the Santa Ana Zoo and our special guests have to offer.”
While you’re at the Santa Ana Zoo, don’t forget the electric powered Zoofari Express Train rides and the Conservation Carrousel rides. Ride tickets run from $3 up and discount ticket books are available to FOSAZ Members. Children under 2 ride free with paid adult on the Train and adults standing with children on the Carrousel are free. Guests will also enjoy the Zoo’s eco-friendly facility improvements including upgrades to the Exploration Outpost, playground, gardens, and new drinking and water bottle refill stations.
About the Santa Ana Zoo:
The Santa Ana Zoo is home to more than 260 animals, including 60 of the most interesting and engaging monkeys and several endangered species. The Zoo is open daily from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. To become a Member of the Zoo, please call (714) 953-8555 x13. The Santa Ana Zoo in Prentice Park is located at 1801 East Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92701. For more information call 714-836-4000 or visit our website at www.santaanazoo.org. You can also follow us on Twitter, join us on Facebook, or discover us on Instagram.