Zootennial Plaza Grand Opening set for Friday, March 7

Happy 100th Birthday, San Antonio Zoo! Join the San Antonio Zoo on Friday, March 7 at 10 a.m. for the grand opening of Zootennial Plaza and the kick-off of the Zootennial year. 

A gleaming 1914 Ford Model T and an impeccable marching band will ignite the festivities by leading a parade through the Zoo and to Zootennial Plaza in grand fashion. Once at Zootennial Plaza, be among the first to ride the enchanting and unique carousel.

Hungry and ready for another new Zoo experience? Enjoy a scrumptious meal at the new Zootennial restaurant where meals are prepared by the Zoo’s first-ever Executive Chef, Doug Wallen. Lastly, enjoy a reveal of huge proportions, a VIA bus will be presented wrapped in vibrant Zootennial graphics, which will be located across the street from the Zoo’s front entrance.

For more information, contact Elizabeth "Libby" Castillo at 210-734-7184, ext. 1044.