Press Release-December 8

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – December 8, 2017 Donation The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it recently received a charitable donation of $25,000.00 from Tom and Mary Evelyn Tielking of Roanoke. We are deeply appreciative of this donation and it will be used …

Press Release-December 2

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – December 2, 2017 DONATION The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it recently received a charitable donation of $50,000.00 from an anonymous benefactor. We are deeply appreciative of this donation and it will be used to help support our …

Press Release-November 4

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – November 4, 2017 Go Fund me winter campaign It costs $2500 per day to run the zoo, and winter can be particularly difficult as our admissions drop during the colder months.  In addition to needing funds to help us feed and …

Press Release-November 3

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – November 3, 2017 Roanoke Women’s Foundation Grant We are proud to announce that the Roanoke Women’s Foundation has provided the Zoo with a $46,800 grant to renovate exhibits and expand our education program.  The Zoo has been serving the Roanoke region for …

Winter Hours

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Starting November 13, Mill Mountain Zoo will be operating on winter hours and will only be open Thursday-Sunday from 10am-5pm. Gates close at 4pm. The last day the Zoo Choo will operate this season is Friday, November 10.

Zoo Boo on Saturday, October 28!

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Saturday, October 28 from 11-4pm Are you looking for a great, safe place to bring your family for some howling Halloween fun?  Spend your Halloween holiday at Mill Mountain Zoo’s annual ZooBoo!  From trick-or-treating, to costume contests, to live music and “spooktacular” art activities, ZooBoo is a fun-filled day for the whole family!  Plus, you get to enjoy it all …

Zoo closing at 4pm to Get Ready for Brew at the Zoo

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Saturday is the big day! Get your tickets in advance at www.squareup.com/store/mmzoo and save $5! A drink ticket is included with every ticket (21+). We will also be selling memberships for $65 during the event. This is a fun night you won’t want to miss!  We ask that everyone leave by 4:00pm, and the gates will reopen at 5pm for …

Zoo Choo!

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We have decided that the Zoo Choo will have one public train at 2pm Mondays-Thursdays. On Fridays-Sundays, the Zoo Choo will be running on its normal schedule, weather permitting.  This will be in effect until November 1st.