Picnic Day FAQs

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When is Picnic Day?
April 21, 2018

What activities will the School of Veterinary Medicine have on Picnic Day?

  • Hospital tours
  • Information booths (backyard poultry, student programs and clubs)
  • Doxie Derby
  • Student float in parade

What time is the UC Davis veterinary hospital open for tours on Picnic Day?
1 - 4 p.m.
Registration for tours begins at 12 p.m. on Picnic Day at the Information Tent located at the entrance to the Small Animal Clinic of the hospital. No prior reservations will be accepted. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO COME EARLY TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT ON A TOUR. LAST YEAR, ALL TOURS WERE BOOKED WITHIN THE FIRST HOUR OF REGISTRATION.

Will there be animals to see?
Yes, there will be several species of animals on display.

Will I be able to touch animals?
Due to infectious disease control regulations in place, visitors will not be allowed to touch animals.

Is admission free?
Yes, all SVM activities on Picnic Day are free.

Where do I park?
Free parking is available on Picnic Day close to the hospital in Lots 50 and 55. Please do not park in spaces marked "Client Parking," as those spaces need to remain open for clients bringing patients to the hospital that day.

Where can I find more information about Picnic Day?
Picnic Day information is available on the Official Picnic Day Website.