SOURCE: Denver Zoo

April 01, 2015 13:44 ET

Denver Zoo Celebrates Spring Fling April 4

Event Features Easter Bunny Meet-and-Greet, Scavenger Hunt, Magic Show and More

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - April 01, 2015) - Denver Zoo invites the public to celebrate the beginning of spring at its Spring Fling event on Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This first-ever event features activities for all ages, including a scavenger hunt, Easter Bunny meet-and-greet, magic show, education stations and more. Activities are included with Zoo admission.

Children will have the opportunity to win egg-cellent prizes as they embark on a scavenger hunt throughout the Zoo, before stopping by Conoco Zoo Gardens to watch jugglers and get their faces painted. And don't forget to bring a camera! The Easter Bunny will be on-site from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Carousel Meadows for special meet-and-greet and photo opportunities.

Denver Zoo's animal residents will also partake in the spring festivities as they enjoy specially-themed enrichment, including dyed Easter eggs, paper mache sculptures and more. Animals from the Zoo's education collection will also be present at Conoco Zoo Gardens for special up-close encounters, weather permitting.

For a full list of Spring Fling activities, please visit:

About Denver Zoo: Denver Zoo brings informal science education to life, providing a unique learning experience that sparks an interest in the natural world for visitors and program participants alike. Home to 4,300 animals representing more than 600 species, the Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which assures the highest standards of animal care.

A leader in green action, Denver Zoo is the greenest zoo in the country and is dedicated to ensuring the safety of the environment in support of all species by attaining the highest environmental standards. Since 1996, Denver Zoo has participated in about 600 animal conservation projects in 62 countries on all seven continents.

Contact Information

  • Contact: 
    Tiffany Barnhart, APR
    (720) 337-1444

    Sean Andersen-Vie
    (720) 337-1418