May the 4th

May the 4th be with zoo

About the event

Fans of the StarWars movie series will enjoy a day of site and sounds located throughout ZooGrounds. There will be photo opportunities with Darth Vader and his StormTroopers (10:00 am – 12:00 pm), At-Ats, Jabba the Hut and more!

Young Jedis will train inside the inflatable obstacle course, play themed games and activities for prizes, and catch a viewing of a Star Wars film in the WildlifeAmphitheater. Even our zoo animals will get a chance to destroy the Death Star,in piñata form.

Saturday May 4, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The force is strong at the el paso zoo

Event Schedule

Saturday May 4, 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Animal Enrichment

10:40 AM – Africa: Meet the Keeper- Lion
11:00 AM – Asia: 12:00 PM – Baby Deja (Siamang) Playtime
11:30 AM – Asia: Meet the Keeper – Przewalski’s horses
12:00 PM – Asia: Elephant Presentation
12:30 PM – Africa: Meet the Keeper- Red River hogs
12:30 PM – Asia: Meet the Keeper - Orangutan
12:45 PM – Asia: Meet the Keeper – Sun bear
2:15 PM – Asia: Meet the Keeper & Enrichment – Meerkat
2:15 PM – Asia: Meet the Keeper – Macaw
3:30 PM - Asia: Meet the Keeper – Przewalski’s horses

Wildlife Amphitheater

10:30 AM – Bird Wars
12:30 PM – Bird Wars
1:15 PM – The Empire Strikes Back

Event Photography Inside Asia Discovery Center

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 501ST LEGION (DARTH VADER & STORMTROOPERS)
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM - Arts & Crafts
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM - STAR WARS EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY (provided by Mike Dee’s Production)