Happy 100th Birthday, San Diego Zoo!
October 2 is the San Diego Zoo’s official birthday, the day that Dr. Harry Wegeforth and four colleagues met and founded what would become an icon of San Diego. To celebrate that momentous day during our centennial year, you are invited to a birthday party event at the Zoo’s Centennial Plaza Sunday, October 2, 2016. Dr. Harry originally dedicated the Zoo to the children of San Diego, and this year we are following the tradition and dedicating San Diego Zoo Global to the children of the world. There will be fun birthday activities on Centennial Plaza starting at 9 a.m., a very special presentation in Wegeforth Bowl at 10 a.m., chances to meet animal ambassadors and costumed characters, and, of course, a spectacular birthday cake and cupcakes (while they last!). Join us for a wonderful commemoration of 100 years of the San Diego Zoo!