Events 2017

DateEventMore info
16 / 17 AprilEnchanting Easter at the ZooThe season kicks off with a magical stage show, do-it-yourself magic tricks and the Easter Bunny village. The Easter Bunny gives out sweets.
7 MaySAXX life Animal Sponsor FestivalFamily festival organised by the Sächsische Sparkasse bank, with games and craft stalls, wheel of fortune and stage show.
14 MayDixieland with the Family
Big family celebration organised by the Sächsische Zeitung newspaper
Games and crafting fun for all ages, as well as national jazz and Dixie bands on two stages.
1 JuneOppacher Children’s DayThe Oppacher Mineralquellen mineral water company presents a lively day for the kids with a stage show, bubbles and face painting.
Children pay just 1.00 euro admission.
2 JuneDreamnight at the Zoo
Today the zoo closes after 4:30 pm!
4 / 5 JuneDiscovery Weekend
 Learn more about species conservation, endangered species and protecting the environment. Including Face painting, the Zoo Kasper (puppet), craft stand.
13 August“Sugar Cone” FestivalBig party for children starting school, with fireworks, clowns, crafts, a bouncy castle and show programme
17 SeptemberZoo Day – A Look Behind the ScenesMore than 20 animal keeper sites to visit, with the food preparation area open to visitors. Presentation of all zoo areas.
3 OctoberThe Giant Children’s FestivalFairy tale fun for the kids with riddles and famous fairy tale characters, a bouncy castle, carousel, climbing, the Zoo Kasper and lots of animal keeper sites.
Children pay just 1.00 euro admission.
31 OctoberHalloweenSpooky stage programme with tests of courage, treats from the witches’ kitchen, horror story face painting and big paper lantern parade from 5 pm.
Children in costume pay just 1.00 euro.
17 DecemberChristmas with the animalsChristmas treats as surprises for our animals, and Christmas sweets for our young visitors.

Your contact


Christin Gensmann
Marketing Dresden Zoo
Tiergartenstraße 1
01219 Dresden

Tel.: +49 (0)351 4 78 06 34
Fax: +49 (0)351 4 78 06 60

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