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Día del Niño

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a wild and wonderful celebration of children, animals and Hispanic culture at one of our biggest events! Día del Niño is back featuring a variety of family-friendly entertainment and activities at The Phoenix Zoo.


  • Enjoy free rides on the Endangered Species Carousel courtesy of Valley Toyota Dealers!
  • Mariachi bands, folkloric dancers and more entertainment!
  • Pinatas!
  • Up close animal encounters
  • Safari Cruiser rides narrated in Spanish (check times)
  • FREE face painting courtesy of Groupon
  • Loteria
  • Splash pads to cool off!
  • Tempe Camera & Canon Camera sign-out & nature walk with professional photographer varies times between 9:30 – noon
  • Dino Dig sponsored by Beech-Nut – enjoy the interactive fossil dig and unearth dino-mite beech-Nut goodies
  • Play the slap shot game with the Arizona Coyotes
  • Creature Features – learn about some of the Zoo’s residents including prairie dogs, flamingos, alligators, sloth and more!
  • Desert Raptors – Check out these Jurassic Park inspired vehicles!
  • Dr. T-rex Science Show!
  • Music for the Planet Booth – Make an instrument with recyclable materials!
  • Race to Recycle Activity – How fast can you clean up the earth?
  • Plant Station – Plant seeds and decorate the biodegradable containers.


April 30
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Pkwy.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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