African Forest Opening Preview


The primates of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens are back in a brand new wellness-inspired exhibit. Swing by for a grand opening celebration, August 31st through September 3rd. Experience African culture with storytellers, stilt walkers, traditional music and more – FREE with zoo admission! Visit African Forest, opening August 31st at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. A full schedule of activities is listed below. All locations and times are subject to change.


Friday, August 31st

African Forest commemorative giveaways

while supplies last

Range of the Jaguar

Crafts

10 am to 3pm

Front side of Range of the Jaguar

Nan Nkama

10 am to 2 pm

Front side of Range of the Jaguar

Twilight Musiq

10 am to 2 pm

Main Camp

Atani Davis

2 pm to 3pm

African Forest

 Saturday, September 1st

African Forest commemorative giveaways

while supplies last

Range of the Jaguar

Crafts

10 am to 3pm

Front side of Range of the Jaguar

Wassalou Band

11 am to 3 pm

Range of the Jaguar

The Band Be Easy

10 am to 2 pm

Main Camp

Mamma Griot and Her Rocking Story Bag Program

10 am to 1 pm

Savanna Blooms

Baba Olusegun

10 am to 12 pm

Savanna Blooms

Face painters

10 am to 3 pm

Range of the Jaguar

Vendors/Presenters

11 am to 3 pm

Savanna Blooms to Range of the Jaguar

Sunday, September 2nd

African Forest commemorative giveaways

while supplies last

Range of the Jaguar

Crafts

10 am to 3pm

Front side of Range of the Jaguar

Stilt walkers

10 am to noon

Savanna Blooms

Wassalou Band

11 am to 3 pm

Range of the Jaguar

Mamma Griot and Her Rocking Story Bag Program

11 am to 3 pm

Savanna Blooms

Posh Factory

TBA

Main Camp

Baba Olusegun

10 am to 12 pm

Savanna Blooms

Atani Davis

11 am to 12 pm

African Forest

Vendors/Presenters

11 am to 3 pm

Savanna Blooms to Range of the Jaguar

Monday, September 3rd

African Forest commemorative giveaways

while supplies last

Range of the Jaguar

Crafts

10 am to 3pm

Front side of Range of the Jaguar

Twilight Musiq

10 am to 2 pm

Main Camp

Nan Nkama

11 am to 2 pm

Front side of Range of the Jaguar