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The words '25 May - 2 June' in purple font

SpringFest is back at Bristol Zoo Project!

Are you ready for some festival fun this May half-term?

Join us for SpringFest 2024, from 25 May – 2 June, on Tower Meadow. Entertainment and activities for all ages.

A young girl wearing a colourful dress runs on the grass in front of the tower.

SpringFest highlights!

Spray painting

Learn about conservation while you get creative!

Recommended for ages 12+. Drop in sessions run from 1.30 – 2.30pm daily.

Three children draw wildlife-themed pictures on a whiteboard

Den building

Let your kids’ imagination run wild as they learn how to build dens like a pro.

Recommended for ages 5+. Drop in sessions run from 11am – 12pm daily.

Seed bomb craft

Make seed bombs, take them home and watch the wildflowers grow. Help protect native wildlife in your own garden. Recommended for ages 2+. Drop in sessions run from 12 – 3pm daily.

A zoomed in image of someone's fingertips as they hold a seed bomb


Unwind in the shade of our tipi while listening to some family-friendly stories.

Recommended for ages 0-12 years. Drop in sessions run from 12 – 3pm daily.

Giant lawn games

Join in larger-than-life traditional games.

Available all day, every day.

Two children and their mother play giant Jenga

Musical exploration

Discover the joys of music. Experiment and play a diverse range of instruments. Available all day, every day.

Photo opportunities

Strike a pose in front of our colossal SPRINGFEST letters! Don’t forget to share on social media and tag us — we love to see your snaps.

Food and drink

Indulge in our festival-style food vans offering delicious BBQ and mouth-watering Marshfield Farm ice cream.

More to do at the zoo!

Meet our new red panda!

Don't miss the chance to meet our adorable new red panda in his new, purpose-built habitat.

A red panda crouches on a tree branch

Wildlife encounters

Get up close to amazing animals from around the world including cheetahs, lemurs, giraffes, zebras and more! Plus don’t forget to visit award-winning Bear Wood with wolves, bears, lynxes and wolverines!

Every visit supports our vital conservation work around the world.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt trail

Experience the adventure like never before! Follow in the characters’ footsteps of the much-loved story, experiencing sensory installations and braving the elements!

Children and adults alike can roam through swishy swashy grass, conquer thick oozy mud, brave swirling whirling snow storms, and tiptoe through a cave in search of real bears.

Two children walk along a wooden walkway wearing bear ears

All-year-round fun

If you enjoyed your visit then why not consider a membership? From only £42 for a child membership, you can visit as often as you like, plus free entry to other UK zoos and exclusive member events.

Plus, if you decide to become a member on the day you visit, we will refund the cost of your day ticket.

Location and admission

Find us just five minutes from Cribbs Causeway. Under 2s and carers go free!

Don't miss out on the excitement of SpringFest at Bristol Zoo Project this May half-term. Book your tickets now and create memories that last a lifetime!

Two giraffe with their necks crossed over facing in each direction.