Saturday, August 7, 10 to 3 p.m.

ATASCADERO — Wild About Art is back! Plan for a day of fun and art on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero. 

Everyone will have an opportunity to watch as the Zoo’s animal residents create their own unique and artistic pieces. Zoo visitors will also be able to create lots of fun arts and crafts too, with plenty of opportunities for children to color, paint, and much more. In addition, talented local artists will be on hand to showcase their beautiful artwork for sale.

All of the demonstrations, workshops, and artistic activities at this terrific new event are included with the price of general admission. There will also be plenty of delicious food and beverages available for purchase!


The Charles Paddock Zoo is one of only 233 total institutions that are accredited by the Association of Zoo’s and Aquariums (AZA). The Zoo is dedicated to the conservation of endangered species, educating the public about the natural world, and providing a safe and stimulating recreational resource for residents and visitors of the Central Coast of California. Over 300 animals call the Charles Paddock Zoo home, including red pandas, monkeys, meerkats, parrots, a Malayan Tiger, a variety of reptiles, and more.

The Charles Paddock Zoo is located next to Atascadero Lake Park on Highway 41. Regular general admission to the Zoo is $10/ person (Adults 13 and over); Ages 5-12 $8.00; Ages 3-4 $5.00; Seniors 65+ $9/ person, Children 2 and under are free.

For more information about the Zoo, or call (805)461-5080, and for more information about Atascadero,

Wild About Art Poster 2021
Charles Paddock Zoo presents “Wild About Art”