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Wild Nights and Holiday Lights 2021

Thank you to all who helped make the return of this beloved event so successful. Wishing you the best in 2022 from the Friends of the Folsom Zoo Board!

Beary Good News in 2022

The Folsom Zoo Sanctuary announced today they are happy to officially introduce the zoo sanctuary's newest resident, Olive. Olive may be small, but her personality is big! She was orphaned ...

40th Anniversary Year

As we wrap up our 40th anniversary year, the "Friends" organization would like to wish you and your family a Happy and Healthy New Year.  Your support over the past ...

Wild Nights and Holiday Light 2021

The Magic of Wild Nights and Holiday Lights returns to the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary this holiday season. Bring the whole family as the Zoo Sanctuary comes to life under ...

Thanksgiving for the Animals

Join us for our annual tradition of a very special celebration for the animals Thanksgiving Morning, November 25, 2021 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Watch as the Zoo Sanctuary animals receive ...

Support Us on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

#StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com for all your holiday gift, decorations, and more! Any continue year-round to benefit the Folsom Zoo. You shop and Amazon Gives!

Jr Zookeeper Holiday Break Camps

Caring for animals is a fun, rewarding, and sometimes messy job! Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary Junior Zookeeper Camp is a hands-on “what it’s like to care for animals” experience. Campers ...

Barnyard Buddies Kids Camp

Calling young animal lovers ages 4 to 6! Our new program – Barnyard Buddies – will teach little ones about our amazing animals with a guided tour of the zoo ...

Train Open

All aboard! The Folsom Valley Railway operates a miniature scale live steam train on a track that circles through City Lions Park. The open car round-trip ride lasts approximately 10 ...

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