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Upcoming Events

February
Feb 6

Bring your family, friends and neighbors because Zoo admission is FREE on these six days! (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

March
Mar 5

Bring your family, friends and neighbors because Zoo admission is FREE on these six days! (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

Mar 12 & 13
Behind the Scenes Weekend

Walk in the elephant yard, tour the Aquatic and Reptile Center basement where the aquarium water is maintained, watch the orangutans interact with iPads. Many other interesting areas to see.

Mar 19 & 20
Breakfast & Lunch with the Bunny

Hippity-hoppity to the Zoo and dine with the Easter Bunny! Registration begins February 15.

Mar 26
Egg Day

Kids age 8 and under can search for special Easter-themed tokens and redeem them for sweet treats! Join a parade with the Easter Bunny and his costumed character friends. Many other FUN activities!

April
Apr 23
World Penguin Day

Join us for a celebration of all things penguin!

May
May 8
Mother's Day at the Zoo

Treat mom special on Mother’s Day with a Zoo visit! All moms receive FREE admission. (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

May 14 & 15
Party for the Planet

What does it really mean to go “Green” and why is it so important to our planet and its natural resources? Find out these answers and many more through a variety of activities!

May 20
Endangered Species Day

See how many of our Zoo animals serve as ambassadors for their counterparts in the wild.

June
Jun 4
Scouting the Zoo

The Three Harbors Council Boy Scouts show off their skills at the Zoo!

Jun 11
Enrichment Day

Learn how Zoo animals are kept active and healthy through daily enrichment interactions.

Jun 19
Father's Day at the Zoo

Now it’s dad’s turn… Treat dad special on Father’s Day with a Zoo visit! All dads receive FREE admission. (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

Jun 29 & Jul 6, 13, 20, 27 & Aug 3
Sunset Zoofari

Dance the night away to popular live bands on the Zoo’s Flamingo Patio, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. See the animals at night!

July
Jul 3
Military/Veterans Family Day

Free admission for military/veterans and their families. Admission tickets available at the end of May from your local County Veterans Service Office (CVSO). Tickets are required for entry and available for immediate family only, with a limit of 10 tickets per family.

August
Aug 18 through Aug 21
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte at the Zoo

"Feast with the Beasts" and enjoy scrumptious food from local restaurants. See popular, national and local live bands performing throughout the Zoo.

September
Sep 2
Senior Celebration

FREE admission for our young-at-heart, age 55 and over, visitors! Meet with health and wellness exhibitors, dance to music from the past or join a 1-mile walk through Zoo grounds. (Regular parking and concession fees apply.)

Sep 10 & 11
Family Farm Weekend

Enter the milk chugging contest with others in your age group! Visit our Farmer’s Market. Watch cooking demonstrations. Kids can compete in the tractor-pull contest. So many farm & family-friendly activities to enjoy!

Sep 17
Elephant Appreciation Day

Learn all about the earth’s largest land mammal. Special events are designed to spread awareness and highlight the conservation efforts for these majestic, endangered animals. Tour the elephant barn!

October
Oct 8

Bring your family, friends and neighbors because Zoo admission is FREE on these six days! (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

Oct 14 & 15
Boo at the Zoo

Visit our pumpkin patch filled with hand-carved, glowing pumpkins. Ride the "Raven's Rail" train. Enjoy many scary, family-friendly but ghoulishly fun activities. (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)

Oct 21 & 22
Halloween Spooktacular

Trick-or-treat through the Zoo! March in our Halloween costume parade. Watch our animals enjoy treat-filled pumpkins. Oct. 23 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and Oct. 24 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Oct 29
Wolf Awareness Day

Join us for a fun day to learn about the significant role wolves play in our natural world.

November
Nov 5

Bring your family, friends and neighbors because Zoo admission is FREE on these six days! (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

December
Dec 3

Bring your family, friends and neighbors because Zoo admission is FREE on these six days! (Regular parking and concession fees still apply.)

Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18
Breakfast & Lunch with Santa

Bring the kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews. Dine with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves. Participate in holiday music sing-a-longs. A special gift for each child!