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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 2022


Lion weeks and world lion day

During the summer holidays, the Lion Weeks will take place at the Zoo from 1 to 14 August with ...

Orang-Utan Toni kuschelt mit Jungtier Dalai

World Orangutan Day

On World Orangutan Day, attention is to be drawn to the extremely precarious plight of the ...

Zoo mascot Koali with sugar cones in his hands.

School beginners party

Your child's starting school - and we'd love to celebrate with you! On 4 September, our ...

Zootag Infostand Roter Panda

Zoo Day - Look behind the scenes

Anyone who really wants to take a close look at our zoo should drop by on 18 September, when ...

Snow leopard

world snow leopard day

More details about our animal action day will follow soon.

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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Banded mongoose
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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
Flamingos in the new outdoor enclosure

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