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Wild Zoo Wonderland


December 21, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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(260) 427-6800

Santa is coming to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on select dates this December. Come say hello to animals on Red Panda Ridge, hear a holiday tale during Story Time, give a stingray a jolly treat, visit Santa Claus, and more! Purchase your tickets here. 

Dates and Hours

December 1-3,8-10,15-17,21-23,26,27,28,29,30

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $12

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $10

Children below the age of 2 get in for free

*Special Times to Remember:
Story Time will take place every half hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. 

Stingray feeding will take place at 11 a.m and 2 p.m.

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

Activities available:

Visit Santa (available on dates before Christmas)

Decorate cookies

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

FREE Carousel Ride on the Endangered Species Carousel

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, Central Zoo loop, Red Panda Ridge, and Indonesian Rain Forest (weather permitting)


Presenting Sponsor

3Rivers Federal Credit Union