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Hippity, Hoppity, It's Easter Fun at the Zoo!

Egg Day

Sponsored by Welch's and Pick 'n Save

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Egg Day

Enjoy a host of hoppin’ Easter fun at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Saturday, April 4, as Egg Day, sponsored by Welch’s and Pick ‘n Save, officially gets underway at 9 a.m.!

Highlights include:

  • U.S. Bank Gathering Place – 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Enjoy the sounds of Dixie-land jazz with Razzmatazz!
    Watch special performances of Kohl’s Wild Theater:
    10 a.m.           The iRiver Cleanify App
    11:30 a.m.       Dr. McGhee Learns About the Sea
    1 p.m.             The iRiver Cleanify App
  • Peck Welcome Center – 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and Noon
    Join us for the “Bubble Wonders Show,” as an expert “Bubblologist” creates amazing works of art with….BUBBLES!  Bubble tricks include: “the bubble caterpillar,”
    “bubble volcano,” “electric dancing bubble,” and the ever popular “bubble merry-go-round!”
  • “The Hop-to-It Bunny Scavenger Hunt” – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    Kids 8 and under can hop to it, and search for special Easter-themed tokens, and redeem them for sweet treats!
  • Stearns Family Apes of Africa
    In the jungles of Africa, create a bunny nose and whiskers as part of our craft activities!
  • Aquatic and Reptile Center
    A rainbow of hues is yours to choose as you color a paper Easter egg to take home.
  • Primates of the World
    Have fun with activities like designing a set of bunny ears taking place among
    the primates, including orangutans MJ and Tommy.
  • Easter Parade – 2 p.m.
    Bunnies and chicks and bears, oh my! Meet at the Northwestern Mutual Family Farm, along with the master of ceremonies, the Easter Bunny and his group of costumed characters, and march through the park! You’ll conclude at the Peck Welcome Center with WMYX’s own Elizabeth Kay for a chance to win special prize giveaways.
  • Gorilla enrichmentThroughout the Zoo
    Be on the lookout for our animals to take part in Easter festivities, as they receive special
    Easter-related enrichment items in their habitats. Enrichment activities keep the
    animals active and healthy, allowing them to demonstrate behaviors that they would
    in the wild. Some of the animals receiving items include Tigers, Elephants and Gorillas.
  • Be sure to hop aboard our Safari Train to test your skills counting the many Easter eggs hidden on the wooded and winding route.

Zoo admission is $14.25 for adults, $11.25 for children (3 to 12 years), free for children 2 and under, and $13.25 for senior citizens (60 and older). Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off regular Zoo admission. Parking is $12. Zoological membership is valid.

For more information on “Egg Day,” please contact the Zoo’s Public Affairs and Services Division at 414.256.5466.

Special thanks to our Egg Day sponsors:
Welch's Pick 'n Save