B.R. Zoo hosts Zippity Zoo Fest April 5-6

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host its annual Zippity Zoo Fest on April 5-6.

Marking the anniversary of the Zoo’s Easter Sunday opening in 1970, Zippity Zoo Fest also kicks off the beginning of spring at the Zoo.

Activities at Zippity Zoo Fest will include the Children’s Village, face painting, feature keeper and horticulture chats, the Safari Snapshot photo booth, Ed-Zoo-Cation station, live entertainment stage and special guests from across the region.

Admission gates will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m. Regular Zoo admission applies. For more information on Zippity Zoo Fest 2014, please visit or call (225) 775-3877.