Each GreenFest guest who turns in a green survey will receive a reduced admission price of $8, parking, rides and attractions are not included. Admission for Detroit Zoological Society members is free, but members are encouraged to participate in the survey. Please click here to take the survey. Green Zoo surveys will also be available at the admission gates during GreenFest.
A Green Games Gallery will be hosted by the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) Green Team conservation group, including games using recycled materials, storytelling and educational displays. The event will also include hands-on science experiments by the University of Detroit Chemistry Club, composting demonstrations by SOCWA (Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority) and exhibits by local conservation groups. All GreenFest activities are free with Zoo admission.
Anyone who who turns in a used cell phone for recycling between April 7 and April 21 at Noodles & Company restaurants in Livonia, Northville, Rochester, Royal Oak or Troy (two locations) to benefit the Detroit Zoo will receive a free appetizer and a voucher for one complimentary admission to the Zoo's 4-D Theater or Simulator Ride in the Wild Adventure Zone during GreenFest. Cell phones will also be collected at the event.
GreenFest is supported by DTE Energy, Ford, The Home Depot, IKEA, Noodles & Company, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan and Whole Foods Market.
GreenFest is an initiative of the DZS Greenprint, a comprehensive strategic plan to refine and improve facilities and daily practices, develop new policies and programs and improve green literacy in the community.`