San Diego Zoo

Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs, the 4-D Experience

saturday, May 19, & Sunday, May 20

Ice Age 4-D Opening Ceremony

When: 10 a.m.
Where: Elephant Odyssey
Special celebrity guest Keke Palmer, voice of Peaches the Mammoth and star of True Jackson, VP, kicks off the premiere of Ice Age 4-D! Even the Zoo's elephants will get into the Ice Age spirit with a special snow play day of their own!

Endangered Species Stamp Booth

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Front Plaza
Celebrate Endangered Species Day! Purchase a special semipostal tiger stamp, and help us stamp out extinction!

Tasty Treats at Sabertooth Grill

When: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Sabertooth Grill at Elephant Odyssey
We’re celebrating our new Ice Age friends with tasty meals inspired by Diego, Manny, and Scrat! For carnivorous Diego, we have braised beef brisket with fries; for herbivores like Manny, a healthy tomato, mozzarella, and basil caprese wrap; and a tasty ice cream sundae inspired by scavenger Scrat.

Ice Age Scavenger Hunt

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Elephant Odyssey
Did you know that Scrat, Manny, and Diego have modern-day Ice Age ancestors that can be seen right here at the San Diego Zoo? Go on an Ice Age scavenger hunt through Elephant Odyssey and explore Pleistocene Califonia! When you’ve found all of the clues, check in to the San Diego Zoo 4-D Theater to claim a prize!

Face Painting

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Front Plaza
Have your face painted as your favorite Ice Age character.

Meet the Keepers

When: t.b.d.
Where: Polar Bear Plunge
Want to know what it takes to keep a 660-pound bear happy? Meet a polar bear keeper and find out!

Sid & Scrat Costume Characters

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: San Diego Zoo 4-D Theater
Have your picture taken with your favorite prehistoric sloth and squirrel/rat!

Prehistoric Plants

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Front Plaza

Animal Adoption

When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Front Plaza


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