Events

Calendar of Events

Now through Sep 2
Brick Dinos

($3 per person)
Meet dinosaurs from the air, sea and land, each one masterfully built using LEGO® bricks. Become a paleontologist and uncover dino-sized secrets from millions of years ago.

Aug 24
Animal Safari at the Zoo
Aug 30
Senior Celebration

Celebrate good times at the Zoo! All guests 55+ enjoy a FREE day at the Zoo to create new memories and take part in engaging activities. Regular parking & concession fees apply.

Sep 7 & 8
Family Farm Weekend

Enjoy family fun down on the farm showcasing our state’s rich farming history.

Sep 8
Ride on the Wild Side bike ride

Zip through the Zoo on your bicycle or pedal beyond the Zoo grounds on this bike ride with four route options.

Sep 18, 21, 25 & 28
Sep 19
You & the Zoo donor recognition dinner

6 p.m.

Oct 3
Zoo Brew

Round up your friends for this beer-tasting fundraiser featuring samples of craft beers by Wisconsin brewers, specialty foods, and opportunities to talk with beer experts.

Oct 5
Family Free Day

Enjoy special FREE days with friends and family in 2019! Parking & concession fees apply.

Oct 18 & 19
Boo at the Zoo

(6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Boo! Enjoy a ghoulish Zoo visit this Halloween season. Take a ride on the “Raven’s Rail” train and check out hundreds of carved, glowing pumpkins! (Advanced registration required.)

Oct 25 & 26
Halloween Spooktacular

October 25 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
October 26 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Not-so-spooky times await visitors at the Zoo! Kids will love the thrilling boos and costume parade in this trick-or-treat haven.

Nov 2
Family Free Day

Enjoy special FREE days with friends and family in 2019! Parking & concession fees apply.

Nov 7
Online registration for Education 2019 Spring Classes
Dec 7
Family Free Day

Enjoy special FREE days with friends and family in 2019! Parking & concession fees apply.

Dec 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
Breakfast & Lunch with Santa

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoy the holiday cheer and spend time having breakfast or lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Breakfast and lunch served both days; advanced reservations required.

Dec 7 through Dec 29
Fantastic Forest