Programs and Events
World Oceans Day
Even though we live in Indiana, we depend on the oceans. Learn how we are connected to the seas and discover the amazing animals that live there. Activities run from 10 AM – 3 PM and are free with zoo admission. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is proud to support the following oceanic conservation organizations:
Join us for the wildest party in town at our gala fundraiser. For tickets and sponsorship information, call 260-427-6836. Click here for a recap of our 2013 Zoobilee event.
Animals Got Talent
Hollywood’s got nothing on our animals – each one has special abilities that help it to survive and thrive in the wild. Activities run from 10 AM – 3 PM and are free with zoo admission.
Go through the doors that say “Employees Only” to learn how the zoo operates. Tours are available from 10 AM – 3 PM and are free with zoo admission.
I Wanna Be a Zoo Keeper
Kids can discover what it’s like to be a zoo keeper with special activities from 10 AM -3 PM. This event commemorates National Zoo Keeper Week and is free with zoo admission. For more information on Zoo Keeping as a career, visit the American Association of Zookepers website.
2014 ZOO MEMBERS’ PICNIC
For Zoo Members Only!
The zoo’s tallest resident turns 16 years old this week! Help us celebrate with special activities from 10 AM – 3 PM. Activities are free with zoo admission.
Zoo Brew & Wine Too
Sample dozens of beers, wines, and food from local breweries, wineries, and restaurants while listening to live music and enjoying the zoo at this not-to-be missed fundraising event. Tickets go on sale in May at kidszoo.org.
Drive You Wild Golf Outing
September 18, 2014
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s 12th annual Drive You Wild Golf Outing will be September 18, 2014 at Cherry Hill Golf Club. Participants will enjoy lunch, golf, “wild” activities on each hole and a delicious dinner.
The Children’s Zoo is completely self-supporting. All costs of operations, programs, and improvements are covered by earned revenue and donations. Events like Drive You Wild are important for the future of the Zoo.
If you are interested in participating in Drive You Wild, please call Kelly at 260.427.6836. See you on the course!
The zoo closes for the 2014 season at 5:00 PM today.