Hours and Admission

Open for the Wild Zoo Halloween October 17-19, 23-26, 30-31
Noon-5:00 PM

Admission Feesfather, son, family

Wild Zoo Halloween
Admission Only (all ages)
Zoo Members receive $2 off admission!  Show your Membership Card and Photo ID at the ticket booth to receive your discount.
Wild Zoo Halloween
Admission + Trick-or-Treating
(all ages)


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Parking is FREE!


Train Ride 2 tokens
Pony Ride 5 tokens

Tokens cost $1 each and are available at machines located throughout the zoo.

Ride Pass – $20.00
Get a 12-ride punch card for the price of 10 rides! Good for Train, Boat, Sky Safari, or Carousel.  Sorry, Ride Passes are not valid at the Pony Ride.

Some rides operate seasonally. Check at the zoo entrance for availability.goat, child, girl, petting


Single Stroller $4.00
Double Stroller $6.00
Wagon $7.00
Wheelchairs FREE*

*$10 deposit required; refunded when wheelchair is returned

Animal Food

Goat Food $1.00
Duck Food $0.25

Accepted Payment

We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards at the admission gate, gift shop, and concession stands. Sorry, only tokens are accepted at zoo rides. Tokens may be purchased at token machines located throughout the zoo. We are unable to accept MasterCard Debit cards and MasterCard Prepaid cards at token machines.

Guest Policies

Guest Dress Code

For health and safety reasons, and to maintain a family-friendly atmosphere, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo maintains the following dress code:

  • Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. (Exception: shoes at Australian Adventure water features)
  • Provocative or revealing clothing and clothing that is generally considered offensive are prohibited.
  • Disguises, costumes, or articles of clothing that conceal a person’s identity are prohibited.

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo reserves the right deny or revoke admission to anyone who fails to comply with this dress code at the sole discretion of zoo management. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact a staff member or visit the Guest Services Building. This policy will not be implemented in such a way as to discriminate against a guest based upon any known protected characteristic.


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