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Varied programme at the events.


There is always something going on at our Zoo. From talks to animal campaign days, from species conservation events to fun-filled family celebrations: visitors of all ages can look forward to exciting events all year round.

Upcoming events 2023

zwei Hasen im Stroh

Easter holidays

Experience colourful Easter surprises at Dresden Zoo during the Easter holidays from 7 to 16 April.

Küken im Osterhasendorf.

Easter at the zoo

Have a cracking time! Easter Sunday and Easter Monday promise lots to experience at the zoo. ...

Dixieland in Familie


The big family festival of the Sächsische Zeitung. With games, excitement, handicrafts and ...

Kindertag im Zoo

Children's Day

Calling all kids! To mark International Children's Day on 1 June, we're offering a great zoo ...

Dreamnight at the zoo mit den Medi-Clowns

Dreamnight at the zoo

It's Dreamnight time again! On Friday, 2 June, Dresden Zoo is welcoming families with ...


Summer vacations at the zoo

While school is out, we're offering an animal-packed holiday programme for children and ...

Gift vouchers

All day tickets and annual passes are also available as vouchers. We will be happy to send these to you for a handling fee of 3 euros (5 euros from abroad). Just use our contact form to send your request.

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Wild news

Whether it’s new arrivals of baby animals, reports on our involvement in species conservation, or new ...

Wild news

Our animals

Dresden Zoo is home to around 1,400 animals representing 243 species. In addition to visitor favourites ...

Our animals
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Tips for your visit

Our Zoo covers an area of around 13 hectares and offers visitors of all ages a fun, relaxing and truly ...

Tips for your visit