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Sedgwick County Zoo offers a variety of events and activities for kids ages newborn to 99 years! Click on the event or activity for more information.

April 2014

Apr 2 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Apr 3 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Apr 5 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Apr 7 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Apr 8 Tue
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Apr 9 Wed
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Apr 11 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Apr 12 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Apr 16 Wed
HomeSchool Expedition 10:00 a.m.
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Apr 17 Thu
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
So You Think You Want To Be A Zookeeper 3:30 p.m.

Apr 19 Sat
Easter Eggstravaganza 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Apr 22 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Apr 23 Wed
FrogWatch Training: Part 1
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Apr 24 Thu
Meritrust presents: Party for the Planet 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FrogWatch Training: Part 2 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Apr 25 Fri
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

Apr 27 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.

May 2014

May 3 Sat
World Penguin Day10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

May 4 Sun
Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Noon - 6:00 p.m.

May 5 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

May 6 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

May 7 Wed
HomeSchool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

May 9 Fri
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

May 10 Sat
Backstage Pass 10:00 a.m.
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

May 11 Sun
Mother's Day 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

May 13 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

May 14 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

May 17 Sat
Backstage Pass 10:00 a.m.
Endangered Species Day 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

May 20 Tue
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

May 21 Wed
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild 5:30 p.m.

May 23 Fri
WOW 8:00 a.m.
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

May 25 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.

May 27 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

June 2014

Jun 2 Mon
Coffee Connection 9:00 a.m.

Jun 4 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Jun 5 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Jun 7 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jun 10 Tue
Sunset Safari 5:30 p.m.

Jun 11 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Jun 13 Fri
Beastly Beers 6:00 p.m.

Jun 14 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Jun 15 Sun
Father's Day Car Show 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Zoo Tram will not be running today.

Jun 18 Wed
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild 5:30 p.m.

Jun 19 Thu
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
So You Think You Want to be a Zookeeper 3:30 p.m.

Jun 20 Fri
Ape Awareness 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jun 21 Sat
Ape Awareness 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jun 24 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Jun 28 Sat
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

July 2014

Jul 1 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Jul 2 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Jul 5 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jul 7 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Jul 8 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Jul 9 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Jul 11 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jul 12 Sat
Backstage Pass 10:00 a.m.
Farms Festival Cowabunga Day 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Jul 15 Tue
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Jul 16 Wed
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Jul 18 Fri
Drunken Botanist 6:00 p.m.

Jul 19 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Jul 22 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Jul 27 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.
 

August 2014

Aug 2 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Aug 4 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Aug 6 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Aug 7 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Aug 8 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Aug 9 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Aug 12 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Aug 13 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Aug 20 Wed
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
HomeSchool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

Aug 21 Thu
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
So You Think You Want to be a Zookeeper 3:30 p.m.

Aug 24 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.

Aug 26 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

September 2014

Sep 3 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Sep 4 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Sep 6 Sat
Zoo
Closed 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Zoobilee 6:00 p.m. – midnight

Sep 9 Tue
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Sep 10 Wed
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Sep 12 Fri
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Sep 13 Sat
Backstage Pass 10:00 a.m.
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Sep 17 Wed
Wheeling Wild Wedneday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Sep 18 Thu
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Sep 20 Sat
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Sep 23 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Sep 26 Fri
Cocktails with the Creatures 6:00 p.m.

Sep 27 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.

October 2014

Oct 3 Fri
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

Oct 4 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Oct 6 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Oct 7 Tue
5th Grade Fire Prevention Adventure 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Oct 9 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:30 a.m.

Oct 10 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Oct 11 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Oct 14 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Oct 15 Wed
Home School Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Oct 16 Thu
Ewe & Me 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Oct 17 Fri
So You Think You Want to Be a Zookeeper? 3:30 p.m.

Oct 18 Sat
Monkey Butt Poker Run 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Plant Donation Drive 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fabulous Fall - Children's Farms Festival 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Oct 19 Sun
Plant Donation Drive 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Oct 21 Tue
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
 
Oct 24
Fri
Night of the Living Zoo 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Oct 25 Sat
Night of the Living Zoo 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Oct 26 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.
Night of the Living Zoo 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Oct 28 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

November 2014

Nov 1 Sat
Winter Hours Begin. Zoo Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Nov 3 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Nov 5Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Nov 6 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Nov 7 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Nov 8 Sat
Backstage Pass 10:00 a.m.

Nov 11 Tue
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Nov 12
Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Nov 15 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.

Nov 19 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
HomeSchool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.

Nov 20
Thu
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Nov 21 Fri
Wild Wines 6:00 p.m.

Nov 23 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.

Nov 25 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Nov 26
Wed
Winter Wednesday10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WOW Thanksgiving Safari 10:00 a.m.

December 2014

Dec 1 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Dec 2 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 3 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 6 Sat
Zooper Kids 2:00 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Dec 9 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Dec 10
Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
HomeSchool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m.

Dec 11 Thu
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Dec 12 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Dec 13 Sat
Season's Treatings 10:00 a.m.
Santa at the Barn - Children's Farms Festival 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Dec 14 Sun
Zooper Star 1:30 p.m.

Dec 16 Tue
OWLET 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Dec 17
Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
OWLET 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 18 Thu
So You Think You Want to be a ZooKeeper? 3:30 p.m.

Dec 23 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Dec 24 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dec 31 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 

January 2015

Jan 7 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Jan 14 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Jan 21 Wed
Winter Wednesday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Jan 28 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

February 2015

Feb 4 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Feb 11 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Feb 18 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Feb 25 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

March 2015

Mar 1 Sun
Summer Hours Begin Now Open 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mar 2 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Mar 10 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Mar 18 Wed
Wheeling Wild Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

Hours of Operation
Summer Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 6, 2014 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).
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