Activities at the Paris Zoo around the "Fantastic Creatures

WE love
: observe animals up close with specialists
For who :  children and teenagers
When:  from 17 October to 1 November inclusive
Location:   at the Zoological Park of Paris (12th)
included in the price of admission to the Zoo (extra charge for certain activities)
The Rendez-Vous Sauvages is at the zoological park of ParisA privileged moment of encounter between experts, animals and visitors of the Zoo. These meetings take place every day during the school vacations in zone C. On the program: feedings, guided tours, backstage access, culinary workshops, mini exhibitions ... around a different theme each time.
Wild rendezvous at the Paris Zoological Park

wilderness appointment All Saints' Day

FANTASTIC CREATURES: the wild rendezvous of the All Saints' Day vacations 2020


During the All Saints' Day vacations and on the occasion of Halloween, the zoo puts the spotlight on fantastic creatures. Between real and imaginary, during the wild meetings, dive into a fantastic universe. Numerous animations are programmed to discover amazing species such as the wolf, the manatee, the ibis and many other animals, which have inspired many chimeras and legendary creatures. On the program, new exhibition on chimeras, manual activities, creative workshops, meetings offered to families with caretakers and mediators (subject to availability).

This fall's wild dates include:

  • Conference: What powers and qualities are attributed to spiders? How are they perceived in the world? What are the tales and legends that evoke them? With Christine Rollard, arachnologist at MNHN
    Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, at 11:30 a.m.
    Included in the entrance ticket
  • Conference on snakes The snake is often transformed into a chimeric or symbolic creature (hydra, snake-woman, dragon). Why is this animal so captivating and disturbing?
    With Françoise Serre-Collet, herpetologist at MNHN
    Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, at 4:30 p.m.
    Included in the entrance ticket
  • Mini exhibition at the Chalet: chimeras, hybrids and other fantastic creatures
    Open every day
    Included in the entrance ticket
  • Guided tours: on the trail of the chimeras
    The objective of the mission: to find the tracks of a legendary chimeric creature.
    An enigmatic treasure hunt to meet fascinating animals that have given rise to myths and legends about chimeras, fantastic creatures that are half-man and half-animal.
    For families (from 6 years old).
    From October 17 to November 1: every day at 10:30 am
    Price: 5 euros in addition to the entrance ticket (online sale, limited number of seats)
  • Story readings for children
    In the company of a storyteller, children and adults are invited to discover bewitching and fantastic stories...
    Saturday and Sunday, October 25, starting at 2:00 p.m. Included in the entrance fee, limited number of seats
  • Playful animation around chimeric creatures
    Workshop for children and adults, combining games, imagination and education, consists in recognizing which animal species are represented among the chimeras proposed, and in making an ideal creature inspired by the fascinating species of the Paris Zoological Park. From October 19 to November 1: Every day ? 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
    Included in the entrance ticket
  • Thrill day
    October 31, 2020 from 10am to 5pm
    Chimeras take possession of the Paris Zoological Park for a thrilling day. On the program, a big parade of fantastic creatures (by the Zizanie Company), games and new workshops on the theme of chimeras, for young and old. And to celebrate Halloween in style, anyone coming in disguise will receive a 20% discount (valid at the box office for the day of October 31 only, on full-price adult and child tickets).


zoo paris rendez-vous sauvage

Thrill day at the Zoo's Wild Rendezvous

Practical information

See schedule details
  • Every day of the year: 9:30 am to 5 pm

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