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SPEND A DAY AT THE FORT WAYNE CHILDREN’S ZOO!

Hours, Details, and Parking

Hours

May through August:
9 am to 7 pm
April, September and October
9 am to 5 pm


Parking

All parking is free and is within an easy walk to the zoo entrance.

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Rentals & Accessibility

Single Stroller: $4.00
Double Stroller: $6.00
Wagon: $7.00
Wheelchair: FREE

$10.00 Deposit required, refunded when wheelchair is returned

What to know before you visit:

Face coverings are strongly recommended but are not required.

Help keep each other healthy and maintain 6 foot social distance between you and others.

Washing your hands regularly with soap and water.

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo will continue to follow the leadership of the Allen County Department of Health, and adhere to the guidelines passed down to our community.


An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is making significant efforts to ensure a reasonably safe environment; however, the safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff cannot be guaranteed due to the nature of the pandemic.

Visitors who are 65 years of age or older, or individuals who are medically vulnerable to COVID-19 should ensure they take measures to be safe and not subject themselves to the risks this virus could pose.

By visiting the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

A YEAR OF FAMILY FUN!

Connect with your inner 'WILD' at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Our zoo is loaded with some of the planet’s most amazing residents. Discover what makes Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo one of Indiana’s top destinations for family fun.

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Connecting kids and animals, strengthening families and inspiring people to care.

Events

Thursday

16

September
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Zoobilee: Red Pandamonium

Zoobilee, presented by PNC Bank, is our signature gala featuring fabulous food, drinks,...

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A Sealion

Volunteers

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Membership

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Careers

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Zoo Stories

July 1, 2021

10 Steps Through The Australian Aviary

I had just left the Kangaroo exhibit. To my left, I saw a small blue plaque that read “Walk-Through Aviary.” I knew an aviary meant an enclosure for birds but I wasn’t sure if it was worth it. However, no one else was in there. Every other exhibit was crowded with eager children in chunky stro ... Read More

10 Steps Through The Australian Aviary

I had just left the Kangaroo exhibit. To my left, I saw a small blue plaque that read ... Read More

Four Things to Remember on Reef Awareness Day

Four Things to Remember on Reef Awareness Day ... Read More

Raising Helmeted Curassow Chicks

It may take a village to raise a baby, but in our case, it takes a Zoo to raise Helmeted ... Read More

Meet the Cownose Stingray

Its square and indented snout looks like a cow nose! The cownose stingray is known for ... Read More

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