World Oceans Day is an international initiative that was started in 2003. Now a United Nations-sanctioned event, World Ocean's Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. The theme of the event is "Preventing Plastic Pollution." This event is FREE to the public.
The Zoo will celebrate ocean conservation along with millions around the globe. There will be family-friendly crafts, games and activities related to ocean conservation at the DeFouw Education Center. Come celebrate the wonderful things that the ocean does for us, and learn more about why ocean conservation matters.