Every day at the zoo is different. When you come for a visit, be sure to check our sign at the entrance to see what programs are running!
All programs are included with ticket price.
Canine Champions for Conservation: See Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s New Show
You won’t want to miss our newest show, Canine Champions for Conservation, at the Wildlife theater! Come and see how, through specialized training, dogs and humans are working together to save wildlife.
During the show, you’ll learn how scat dogs use their excellent sense of smell to help researchers find scats of animal species. You’ll also discover how other dogs work with the rangers to protect our rhinos. From start to finish, the show combines insightful education with a high-energy atmosphere that’s sure to be enjoyed by people of all ages!
The show will run May 21st – September 5th with three shows per day: 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM. Tuesdays – Sundays.
Elephant Encounter Pachyderm Program
Nature’s largest land animals are fascinating creatures. They can take a bow, return a keeper’s hat, or stand perfectly still to have their toenails trimmed. Come see this and more at the Elephant Encounter Theater!
Watch from the shoreline as our Rocky Shores keepers work with our seals and sea lions in a husbandry training session. Learn about our amazing pinnipeds and how our staff works to keep them healthy and happy. Most of all, get a glimpse of each animal’s unique personality, their adaptations for living in a marine environment, and discover what you can do to help their relatives in the wild.
WHERE: Rocky Shores Theater LENGTH: 20 minutes
Visit Creekside to enjoy a fun, interactive program with some of our educators! Listen as they bring out some smaller animals and talk about our BIG 6 animal conservation efforts.
Coming summer 2022
Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day* WHEN: Several times a day. Check theater for showtimes. WHERE: Wyatt Fricks Discovery Theater LENGTH: 15 minutes
After Labor Day – Memorial Day* WHEN: Daily– Weather Dependent WHERE: Near Discovery Theater LENGTH: Varied
Programming Sponsored by Mountain America Credit Union