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Upcoming Events

May
May 20

Elephants are facing HUGE challenges in their wild habitats. Through a trunk full of activities, come to appreciate the role these magnificent animals play in our natural world.

May 28 through Sep 5
Dino Don’s Dragon Kingdom

Encounter a Renaissance world with more than 15 awesome animatronic dragons found in cultures throughout the world. See the similarities and connection between animals of the natural world and mythical creatures.

June
Jun 4
Scouting the Zoo

Join us as the Milwaukee County Council of Boy Scouts shines a light on conservation, sharing their skills through demonstrations and activities.

Jun 11
Celebrate Diversity!

This first-time event celebrates animals from around the world and spotlights the diversity found in nature.

Jun 19
Father's Day

Dads deserve to be celebrated too! Spend the day with Dad and visit his favorite animals. All Dads receive free admission on their special day.

July
Jul 3
Military & Veterans Family Day

To honor the military, all active and non-active military and their families (up to 10 members) are admitted to the Zoo free as a thank you for their services.  Advance tickets are required.

Jul 4
$4 on the Fourth

Celebrate Independence Day with a trip to the Zoo. All visitors receive a $4 admission rate; the parking fee and regular attraction/concession fees apply.

Jul. 6, 13, 20 & 27
Sunset Zoofari

These wild nights are a unique fun-filled way to experience some of Milwaukee’s most popular bands and Zoo animals! Bring the whole family and enjoy reduced admission rates.

August
Aug 18 through Aug 21
Milwaukee A la Carte at the Zoo
Aug 31
Senior Celebration

All visitors 55+ enjoy a FREE day at the Zoo and have the chance to create new memories and take part in engaging activities.

October
Oct 1
Family Free Day

Family Free Day means Family FUN! Free Zoo admission for all; the parking fee still applies.

Oct 20 through Oct 23
Boo at the Zoo – 6-9 p.m.

Prepare to be (not too) scared! Enjoy a haunting time trying to escape the haystack maze, take a ride (if you dare) on the “Raven’s Rail” train and check out hundreds of carved, glowing pumpkins. Trick-or-Treat near your favorite animals too!

November
Nov 5
Family Free Day

Family Free Day means Family FUN! Free Zoo admission for all; the parking fee still applies.

December
Dec 1 through Dec 31
Wild Lights

Closed on Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 24, 25

The Zoo transforms into an illuminated world with millions of sparkling lights and glowing animal displays throughout the forests and pathways. Stroll on a tranquil yet festive 1-mile path through the Zoo’s very own snow globe to see a variety of shimmering large-scale animal displays.

Dec 3
Family Free Day

Family Free Day means Family FUN! Free Zoo admission for all; the parking fee still applies.

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