Events

Calendar of Events

Sep 29
Zoo Brew

Sample new brews, try new foods, meet new people and support the Zoological Society at this fun beer-sampling event at the Zoo. Must be 21+ to attend.

Oct 8
Family Free Day

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. 21 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and Oct. 22 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Nov 5
Family Free Day

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

Nov 12
Holiday Trip to Chicago

We're headed back to downtown Chicago for a day of holiday fun!

Dec 2 through Dec 29
Fantastic Forest

Check out hundreds of imaginative, animal-themed ornaments, made by Milwaukee-area youth groups, decorating more than five dozen evergreen trees at the Zoo.

Dec 3
Family Free Day

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!