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Special Events

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



Fla-mingle at the Zoo after hours during these adults-only social events. 

Full Details Sep 26 Thursday North America & Tropics Flocktail More Info

Breakfast with the Birds

Enjoy a tasty breakfast at the Zoo, followed by a guided tour of one of our bird habitats. During the tour, guests will have the opportunity to help staff serve breakfast to the birds.

Full Details Nov 02 Saturday Tropics Breakfast with the Birds More Info

Chimps & Salsa Mexican Food Fest

Enjoy authentic Mexican food vendors, community information booths, Mexican bands, and, of course, the animals! It’s going to be a great day at the zoo!

Full Details Sep 29 Sunday Chimps & Salsa Mexican Food Fest More Info


Enjoy live music, silent auction, food, and craft beer while supporting crocodilian conservation.

Full Details Oct 03 Thursday Croctoberfest More Info

5th Grade Fire Prevention Day

Fire Prevention Day at the Zoo provides fifth-grade students an opportunity to learn about fire safety while enjoying the wilds of the Zoo. 

Full Details Oct 08 Tuesday 5th Grade Fire Prevention Day More Info

Monkey Butt Poker Run

Hit the open road for one WILD ride! The day will include breakfast at the Zoo to get your motor running, a ride through beautiful Kansas scenery in the fall, great prizes, and a ton of fun.

Full Details Oct 19 Saturday Monkey Butt Poker Run More Info

Plant Donation Drive

Donate your unwanted plants and we'll find a new home for them in the Zoo. We accept tropical plants and perennials in containers 12-inches or larger.

Full Details & Dates Next Up Oct 19 Saturday Plant Donation Drive 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 Monday Veterans Day More Info

Adult Adventures

Registration required

Join us for food and drinks at the Zoo while learning about wildlife here and around the world.

Full Details Dec 14 Saturday Wild Wines Adult Adventures More Info

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.

Full Details Apr 11 Thursday Party for the Planet 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 20 Saturday Easter Eggstravaganza More Info

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.

Full Details May 05 Sunday Cinco de Mayo Celebration More Info

Mother’s Day

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

Stop by the Pavilion from 9 am-1 pm and enjoy a wonderful all-you-can-eat pancake & sausage brunch from Chris Cakes for just $5 a plate.

Full Details May 12 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 16 Sunday Father’s Day Car Show More Info

Farms Festivals

Join us in the Children's Farms for fun, games, and learning about different aspects of a real farm. 

Full Details Farms Festivals More Info

Twilight Tuesday

Cox Communications presents Twilight Tuesdays - now all day - at the Zoo. Beat the heat during extended hours, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and enjoy $3 admission all day on Tuesdays in July when you present a voucher, available at area Cox Solutions stores.

Full Details Twilight Tuesday More Info

Back to School Bash

We're throwing Wichita a Back to School Bash by offering $3 admission! As always, members get in free with membership card and photo ID.

Full Details Aug 03 Saturday Back to School Bash More Info


Wichita's wildest FUN-raiser!

Musical entertainment and wild animals greet you as you arrive at our annual fundraiser.

Full Details Sep 07 Saturday Zoobilee More Info





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