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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 2021

Summer vacations at the zoo

Summer, sun, petting zoo. During the summer vacations, Dresden Zoo is once again offering all ...


World elephant day

Anlässlich des Welt-Elefantentages finden am 15. August spannende Aktionen rund um die ...

Zoomaskottchen Koali mit Zuckertüten in der Hand

School beginners party

Finally a schoolchild - we celebrate with you! On September 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., ...

Zoobesucher am Aktionsstand mit Tierexponaten

Zoo Day - Look behind the scenes

If you want to take a close look at our zoo, you should come by on September 19. This year's ...

Erdmännchen sitzt vor einem Kürbis

Autumn vacations at the zoo

Autumn attracts with colorful colors and Dresden Zoo with a colorful vacation program from ...

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 5 euros. Just use our contact form to send your request.

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Katta in der Innenanlage

Wild news

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

Wild news
Koala Mullaya

Our animals

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

Our animals
Flamingos auf der neuen Außenanlage

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