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Wild Zoo Spring Preview


April 6
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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(260) 427-6800

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Spring is blooming at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Spring Preview from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on select dates this April. Come say hello to the animals you’ve been missing, build a bird feeder to welcome the migrating birds, meet a Zoo Keeper at a free Keeper Chat, and more! Purchase tickets here.

Dates and Hours

April 1-8, 13-14, 20-21

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.*

*The Zoo will be open until 4 p.m. on April 8 in honor of the solar eclipse. All Wild Zoo Spring Preview activities will be available for guests to partake and eclipse glasses will be provided to guests upon entry while supplies last.

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $12

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $10

Children ages 1 and below are free.

Free Family Activities:
Otter Chat 11:30 a.m.

Orangutan Chat 12:30 p.m.

Red Panda Chat 1 p.m.

Horticulture Chat 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

FREE Train Ride on the Z.O. & O Railroad

FREE Carousel Ride on the Endangered Species Carousel

Build a bird feeder

Additional Activities available:

Bamboo Forest Adventure Play. Purchase your experience here.

Goat and Chicken feedings will take place at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Purchase animal feedings here. 

Stingray feedings will take place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Purchase animal feedings here. 

Click to view the full Wild Zoo Spring Preview Map.

Wild Zoo Spring Preview Map