Discovering Primates Day

Leap like Lemurs for a day of hands-on, tails-on adventures for all ages! Games, activities, learning, and amazing animals await you on this special day of primate discovery. Want a special behind the scenes enrichment experience with our baboons? Buy tickets below!

Date and Time

Saturday, September 24 from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Cost and Fees

Free with admission


Throughout the Zoo Programs will be featured in Flamingo plaza and at various primate exhibits.


Baboon Enrichment Experience tickets can be found here. Limited tickets available at the zoo on Discovering Primates Day.


Contact: Kyla Balfour
Phone: (510)632-9525 x264

Additional Program Information
  • All proceeds from the day will support Budongo Snare Removal Project.
  • All day: come see any of the NINE primate species that call Oakland Zoo home!
  • 10:00am and 1:00pm participate in a special baboon enrichment experience! Tickets available
  • All day: visit fun stations to learn all about primates, and visit conservation partners to learn more about how you can help wild primates
  • Shop for beautiful Kibale Beads and other conservation crafts


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