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The Alaska Zoo's annual Zoolstice celebration has returned! This is one of our longest running zoo events, held annually at the zoo for more than two decades now.

We hope you will join us to celebrate summer solstice at this fun and family-friendly festival on zoo grounds on Saturday, June 22nd from Noon to 6pm.

We will have the following activities happening from Noon to 6pm:

  • A scavenger hunt for kids

  • Animal mascots walking the trails for photo ops

  • Cotton candy for sale

  • Arts and crafts under a tent on the zoo lawn

  • An information booth

  • Hands-on critter items to touch and feel

  • Critter Chats (to be scheduled)

We will also be hosting bands for live music at the stage on the Coffee Shop lawn!

Event activities will last until 6pm, with the zoo open until 9pm. Feel free to hang out at the zoo after the Zoolstice activities, buy supper in the Coffee Shop and enjoy the summer evening with our animals!