The event offers a different theme each day.
This weekend’s theme days at the Wild Zoo Halloween presented by Star Financial Bank include:
Guess the weight of the Giant Pumpkin. You could win a prize!
Meet Icey Queen & Princess Sophy (Australian Adventure Plaza),
Cinderella & Fairy Princess (African Journey Pavilions) from 1-3 PM
Meet Icy (Komets), Johnny (Tin Caps), Johnny Cougar (University of St Francis), Spotz (Fort Wayne Fire Dept.), Don the Mastodon (IPFW), Sparky the Fire Dog (Jonesboro Fire Dept.), Bill the Lion, Admiral Andy (Three Rivers Festival), and Norm (Huntington University) from 2-4 pm in the Australian Adventure Plaza. Appearance times vary for each mascot.
Click here for a list of all theme days.
Admission is $5 for all ages; admission with treats is $9 for all ages. Zoo Members receive $2 off admission. Babies age 1 and under are admitted free but are charged $4 if they receive treats. Additional fees are charged for the Z.O.&O. Railroad, Endangered Species Carousel, pony ride, and bracelet-making. Food is available for purchase.
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Thanks to these generous sponsors for their support: Star Financial Bank (Presenting Sponsor), Lutheran Health Network, Steel Dynamics, Inc, Sweetwater, BAE Systems, 3 Rivers Credit Union, Mainstay Solutions, NIPSCO, Bob Evans, Lee’s Famous Recipe, Granite City Food & Brewery, McDonald’s, and Ellison Bakery.