Schedule

  • 8:00 AM
  • 5K Start Time Participants for the 8am Run must enter via the Southern Boulevard Lot or Pedestrian entrance. Upon entry you will be guided to the Start line by staff and wayfinding signs.
  • 9:30 AM
  • 3K Start Time Participants for the 3K Run/Walk must enter via the Bronx River Entrance
  • 11:30 AM
  • Race Ends Race course and finish line will be closed at 11:30am

Post-run Activities

  • 8:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Post Run Refreshments
  • 8:30 - 12:00 PM
  • Wildlife Characters Staggered appearances
  • 9:00 - 12:00 PM
  • Games & Activities
  • 9:00 - 12:00 PM
  • Photo Ops
  • 9:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Face Painting at Giraffe Corner
  • 9:30 - 12:30 PM
  • Trivia at Dancing Crane Plaza
  • 9:30 - 12:30 PM
  • 125th Birthday Celebration Cake at Dancing Crane Cafe
  • 10:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Crafts at Giraffe Corner
  • 10:30 AM
  • Bronx Zoo Exhibits Open Opening day for Wild Asia Monorail
  • 10:30 - 3:30 PM
  • Wildlife Theater Showtimes at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm at Giraffe Corner
  • 10:30 - 3:30 PM
  • 125th Birthday Celebration Live Performances at Grizzly Corner
  • 11:00 - 2:00 PM
  • 125th Birthday Celebration Parades Parade times at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
  • 12:00 PM
  • Animal Chronicles Exhibit Opens

Stay with us for the day

As the world's largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo features more than 600 species from around the globe. Meet some of our mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and insects. All-day Bronx Zoo Admission is included!