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.

Jun 22
Zoo Ball

Call Special Events to reserve your table today: 414-258-2333.

Jun 26 & Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Sunset Zoofari

(6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Wild nights featuring movies, music and Zoo animals are a great way to experience the Zoo in a unique way! Reduced admission rates apply.

Jun 30
Military & Veterans Family Day

Join us for the Zoo’s salute to our armed forces! To honor and thank those who serve our country, admission and parking are free June 30 for military service members, veterans and their families. Limit: 10 tickets per family.

Jul 9, 11 & 12
Kids Nights at the Zoo

5-9 p.m.

Jul 23
Online registration for Education Fall Classes
Jul 29
Aug 7 through Aug 10
Snooze at the Zoo

Pitch your tent and camp overnight at the Zoo at this Zoological Society fundraiser that includes dinner, kids’ activities, s’mores and breakfast.

Aug 9
World Elephant Day

Join Ruth and Brittany in their new home at Adventure Africa to learn about conservation efforts for the world’s largest mammal with fun interactive activities!

Aug 15 through Aug 18
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte at the Zoo

“Feast with the Beasts” during the Zoo’s annual a la Carte. Satisfy your cravings with food from favorite local eateries, as you let the music of local and national bands take you away!

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 3
Fall Zoo Classes begin
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.

Sep 21
Kids Conservation Club workshop
Sep 28
Members’ Field Trip to Cranberry Festival
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