Events ~

  • 9th Annual Good Zoo Brew photo

    9th Annual Good Zoo Brew

    June 23, 2018 6pm VIP Admission 7pm General Admission Sample more than 80 finally crafted beers and adult beverages. IPAs, Porters and Ales – oh my! Stroll through several sections of your zoo to experience animals as well as live music and train rides. You’ll also be visited by some of the animal ambassadors who live at your zoo. Tickets should be purchased in advance as this fundraising event is capped at 700 tickets. Purchase tickets at the link below!

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  • Boo at the Zoo photo

    Boo at the Zoo

    Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 12-28

    Grab your favorite costume and join us for Boo at the Zoo, Oglebay Good Zoo’s annual Fall Fundraiser! Guests will enjoy trick-or-treat stations, a spooky train ride, zoo animals, and other family-friendly entertainment. Tickets may be purchased via phone by calling the Good Zoo Office at 304-243-4100 or online.

    Freaky First Friday October 12 – Reduced admission for all attendees

    Oct. 13 & 14

    Oct. 19, 20 & 21

    Oct. 26, 27 & 28

    Rates, times, and more information coming soon!

  • Lights & Music Extravaganza photo

    Lights & Music Extravaganza

    During the Winter Festival of Lights, the Good Zoo comes alive with a Lights & Music Extravaganza every evening on the zoo patio. This event features refreshments, animal encounters, a laser light show, and more!

    2018 event details coming soon.

  • Woo at the Zoo photo

    Woo at the Zoo

    Saturday, February 9, 2019

    Meerkats do it. Squirrels do it. Red Pandas do it. Celebrate Valentine’s Day by finding out how animals at the Oglebay Good Zoo express affection for each other at Woo at the Zoo.

    This adult-only Valentine’s event includes a brunch of eggs, bacon, fruit, potatoes, biscuits, coffee, and juice. Following brunch, guests will receive a guided tour of the Good Zoo’s vet hospital, train with the lemurs, meet and greet the red pandas and several other Good Zoo animal ambassadors.

    As part of the Good Zoo’s commitment to the conservation of wildlife, this event allows guests to discover the importance of the Zoo’s breeding and rearing programs.

    Tickets sales coming soon!

  • Easter Treasure Hunt photo

    Easter Treasure Hunt

    April 19 & 20, 2019

    10:00 a.m.

    The Easter Bunny will be visiting the Good Zoo from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 for the annual Good Zoo Treasure Hunt!

    Each participating child will receive a treasure map and an Easter basket to hold their treasures. Following the treat hunt, each child will have the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny!


    $9.95 for adults

    $5.95 for children ages 3-12

    $4.95 for Good Zoo Members age 3-12

    Free admission for kids ages 2 and under

    For more information, contact the Good Zoo Office at 304-243-4100.

    Ticket & Registration information Coming Soon!