Special Events

Summer Freeze


Little Rock Zoo map


Come chill-out at the Zoo for this day filled with ice cool fun! Ice sculpting, special icy treats for animals and the reveal of our baby gorilla's name are just a few of the many activities we've got planned for you to have fun in the sun all day long!

Ice Sculptors with animal ice sculptures:

Elephants 10:00 a.m.
Gorillas and the baby gorilla name reveal at noon
Bears 2:00 p.m.
Penguins 4 p.m.

Fancyful the Snow Queen special appearance - Cafe Africa:

11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (meet-n-greet, song performance & story time)

Little Rock Fire Department v. Elephants Watermelon Eating Contest:

1:30 p.m.

Firefighters Hose Down the Elephants:

Immediately following watermelon eating contest

Snowfall by Laura P. Nichols Penguin Pointe Exhibit:

10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Popsicle sale at Cafe Africa - all day

Ice cream sale at Safari Trader Gift Shop - all day