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Party for the Planet!

April 20, 2024

10am - 3pm


“Party for the Planet” is a family event focused on natural resource conservation and the global and local protection of animals and plants.


The Annual “Party for the Planet” Earth Day Celebration is a fun way for children of all ages to experience interactive adventures, hands-on activities, exhibits by sustainability-conscious businesses, plus a variety of educational demonstrations. Party for the Planet activities are included with General Admission.




   $13 Adults 13 & over

   $8   Ages 5-12

   $5   Ages 3-4 

   $11 Seniors 65+

   Children 2 and Under Free


Over 200 animal species to enjoy at the Zoo! Many of the Zoo residents are part of a globally managed program to preserve animals and their habitats. The Zoo features several unique species not often seen in facilities of our size, including fossa, red pandas, Malayan tiger, lemurs, and meerkats, as well as many other exciting and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects. Plus experience the animals up close! Unique gifts, as well as refreshments and strollers, are available at the zoo gift shop. Adjacent to the Atascadero Lake Park, the Zoo is the perfect destination for a day of fun, education, and relaxation.


The Charles Paddock Zoo is an accredited zoo by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums and is SLO County’s ONLY Zoo! Open Daily 10 am to 5 pm and located at Atascadero Lake Park on Hwy 41/Morro Road, one mile west of Hwy 101. For more information, go to or call the Zoo at (805) 461-5080.


WANT TO BE AN EXHIBITOR? If you would like to be an exhibitor at the 2024 Party for the Planet, please complete and submit the registration form below:


Exhibitor Registration


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