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Special Events

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


Apr 08 · Saturday

Easter Eggstravaganza

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

Apr 20 · Thursday

Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day with a Party for the Planet! This environmental fair gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to protect and care for the world we live in.

May 07 · Sunday

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food, music and fun! We’ll have a fiesta with exhibitors, authentic Mexican food vendors and live music on the main stage.

May 14 · Sunday

Mother’s Day

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

Jun 18 · Sunday

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.

Jul 04 · Tuesday

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.

Jun 25 · Sunday

Chimps & Salsa Mexican Food Fest

It's nacho average day at the Zoo! Enjoy authentic Mexican food and live music as you visit the animals at SCZ!

Aug 05 · Saturday

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.

Sep 09 · Saturday


Wichita's wildest FUN-raiser!

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

Oct 28 · Saturday

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!

Sep–Dec · Sep 30 – Dec 4

Wild Lights

One-of-a-kind Asian Lantern sculptures light up the Zoo during the WILDEST nights in town. 2023 event details to be announced soon.




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.