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Special Events

Have a WILD time at the Zoo’s special events – planned just for you!


Wild Lights

One-of-a-kind Asian Lantern sculptures will light up the Zoo during the WILDEST nights in town.

Full Details Oct–Dec Wed – Sun Wild Lights More Info

Boo at the Zoo

Bring your ghouls and goblins to the Zoo! Wear your costumes, take lots of photos, and enjoy some spooky Halloween fun at the Sedgwick County Zoo!

Full Details Oct 23-24 Saturday–Sunday Boo at the Zoo More Info

Veterans Day

We salute members of our nation's military, both active duty and veterans, for their dedication and service. To show our appreciation, we're offering complimentary Zoo admission to all military personnel and their immediate families. 

Full Details Nov 11 Wednesday Veterans Day More Info

Winter Wednesday

Migrate to the Zoo for Winter Wednesdays! Every Wednesday from November through February, general admission tickets are only $3 per person.

Full Details Nov–Feb Wednesdays during Winter (Nov‑Feb) Winter Wednesday More Info

Love Bites

Registration Required

Join SCZ for a virtual Valentine cocktail hour! Follow along with our Executive Chef to make delicious cocktails and scrumptious bites - and discover the many ways animals find that special someone. Learn about pheromones, mating displays, deception, and competition as we delve into the fascinating world of love in the animal kingdom.

Full Details Love Bites More Info

Easter Eggstravaganza

Come to the Zoo for a hippity, hoppity great time! Meet the Easter Bunny, play games, and much more.

Full Details Apr 03 Saturday Easter Eggstravaganza More Info

Mother’s Day

Treat your mom to a Zoo visit on her special day!

Full Details May 09 Sunday Mother’s Day More Info

Father’s Day Car Show

Grab your crew, put the pedal to the metal and cruise on out to Sedgwick County Zoo for Father’s Day. See classic cars, antique autos and modern models while exploring your favorite animal exhibits.

Full Details Jun 20 Sunday Father’s Day Car Show More Info

Twilight Tuesday

Cox Communications presents Twilight Tuesdays at the Zoo. Beat the heat during extended hours, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and enjoy $3 admission all day on Tuesdays in July.

Full Details Twilight Tuesday More Info

Back to School Bash

We're throwing Wichita a Back to School Bash by offering discounted admission! As always, members get in free with membership card and photo ID.

Full Details Aug 07 Saturday Back to School Bash More Info


Wichita's wildest FUN-raiser!

Enjoy live music, delicious drinks, and delectable bites from local establishments during Sedgwick County Zoo's premier fundraiser.

Full Details Sep 11 Saturday Zoobilee More Info




Zoo News

Our monthly e-newsletter holds a fun assortment of announcements, discounts, and news so you can stay up to date with Sedgwick County Zoo.

What to Know

We’re excited to see you at the Zoo today! Here are some things to remember during your visit.

Animals Sightings

As always, some animals may not be visible due to weather or other factors. After 4:00 PM, you may see fewer animals during your visit.

Zoo Rules

Please read and follow all Zoo Rules and Policies to respect our guests and animals.