This post courtesy of Explore Brooklyn, an all-inclusive guide to the businesses, neighborhoods, and attractions that make Brooklyn great.
In addition to our official national holidays like Labor Day, there are hundreds of unofficial “holidays” celebrating everything from beauticians to sunglasses to chicken pot pie. Following are some of September’s unofficial national holidays and the best ways to celebrate them right here in Brooklyn.
September 4 — National Wildlife Day
Prospect Park Zoo, situated on the eastern side of Prospect Park, spans 12 acres and has 125 different species as well as gardens, marshes and scrubland. It’s a must-see destination, whether or not you have kids. There are tons of exhibits, tours, and cute creatures to enjoy. For more on Prospect Park Zoo, check out this post.