2023 Summer Picnic

Jun 24, 2023 11:00AM—2:00PM


Smithsonian National Zoo, Lion Tiger Hill 3001 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008


How to Sign Up for the Summer Picnic:

  1. Register for the event by clicking the REGISTER button in the top right of this page. You must be a CSS member to register. (Not a member of CSS? View membership info and become a CSS member by clicking here).
  2. All guests must obtain a free entry pass to the Zoo by clicking here and entering the code CASTATE in the top right corner and clicking “Apply”. Click “Reserve Entry Pass” and navigate to June 24 to secure your entry passes. (Note: Each person must have their own entry pass.)
  3. Optionally, guests may purchase parking at the Zoo using the instructions in step 2 and clicking “Parking Pass”.
  4. Purchase your door prize tickets by clicking one of the options for door prize tickets below. Door prize tickets must be purchased prior to arrival at the Zoo. Pre-purchased tickets will be distributed upon your arrival at the event. Must be present for the drawing to win.

    *Only one premium prize may be claimed per entrant

Join the
California State Society
for our Annual
Summer Picnic

Saturday, June 24
11:00am – 2:00pm
Smithsonian National Zoo
Lion Tiger Hill
3001 Connecticut Ave NW