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Join us for Bear Conservation Day!

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free for all guests
Rain-or-shine event

Get your “bear-ings” at the Zoo and join the fun:

  • Meet bear keepers at Centene Grizzly Ridge and McDonnell Polar Bear Point.
  • Bring the kids for interactive learning activities.
  • Learn about our global bear conservation work through the Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Institute.
  • Enjoy bear-themed food and drink specials, including bear-shaped cookies, honey-glazed salmon with field greens at Lakeside Cafe and the “Honey Bear” specialty drink at Starbucks.

Take a “paws” and help support our bear care work:

  • Adopt one of our bear species through the Zoo Parents Program.
  • Return home bearing gifts from open gift shops!

Want to learn more about our bears?