Events

Calendar of Events

Now through Sep 4
Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

From Body Worlds creator, Dr. Gunther von Hagens, this new blockbuster exhibition showcases 100 spectacular specimens, each preserved by the process of Plastination, invented by Dr. von Hagens.

Now through Sep 4
Kohl's Wild Theater

Kohl's Wild Theater provides conservation-themed theater performances using drama, songs and puppetry.

Jun 1 through Aug 14
Education Summer Camps
Jun 3 through Jun 4
Scouting the Zoo

Three Harbors Council Boy Scouts will present their conservation-related skills to visitors.

Jun 6 through Jun 8
Nights in June

Featuring food trucks.

Jun 18
Father's Day at the Zoo

All dads receive free admission today! Regular parking and concession fees still apply.

Jun 24
Jun 28 & Jul 5, 12, 19, 26 & Aug 2
Sunset Zoofari

Enjoy popular live bands on the Zoo's Flamingo Patio and see the animals at night! 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Jul 11, 13 & 14
Kids' Nights
Jul 31
Aug 3
Online registration for Education Fall Classes begins
Aug 9 through Aug 12
Snooze at the Zoo
Aug 11
World Elephant Day

Celebrate the planet's largest land mammal through interesting and interactive activities.

Aug 17 through Aug 20
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte at the Zoo

"Feast with the Beasts" and enjoy delicious food from local eateries. Animals are on display as popular, national and local live bands perform.

Aug 26
Sep 1
Education Fall Classes begin
Sep 1
Senior Celebration

All guests 55 and over can join in senior-healthy offerings for FREE! Regular parking and concession fees apply.

Sep 9 & 10
Family Farm Weekend

Enjoy special down-home activities highlighting our state's rich farming history.

Sep 19
You & the Zoo (For Platypus and Serengeti Circle Members)

6 p.m. Join us to celebrate our grantors, sponsors and corporate/patron members with special recognition of our 2017 Emu Egg Award recipient.

Oct 5
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 7
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 13 & 14
Boo at the Zoo

See lit, hand-carved pumpkins, ride the "Raven's Rail" train, make your way through a haystack maze and more!

Oct 20 & 21
Halloween Spooktacular

October 20 - 6-9 p.m., October 21 - 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Trick-or-treat through the Zoo, march in the costume parade and join in ghoulishly fun activities.

Nov 2
Online registration for Education 2018 Spring Classes begins
Nov 4
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 1 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 2
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 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17
Breakfast & Lunch with Santa

Enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa Claus! New this year - breakfast will be served both days! Advanced reservations are required.