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Last Day to Apply for Zoo for All

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Zoo For All Color

Our Zoo For All: Community Ticket Grants Program is designed to make a trip to the Zoo more accessible to area nonprofit organizations who work with children and families that may face barriers in taking a trip to the Zoo. The last day to apply for this program is February 15, 2023. Apply here today!

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Date:
February 15
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

It’s Opening Day at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo! Join us for the 2023 season as we continue to connect kids and animals, strengthen families, and inspire people to care.

Visit our Plan Your Visit page to see the places you’ll get to explore and the View Our Animals page to get to know the new friends you’ll make on your visit.

Brunch On The Wild Side

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Date:
April 22
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Venue

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

Teens For Nature Transparent

Our summer Teens for Nature application is open! Sign up now through Feb. 28 for your opportunity to gain leadership and teamwork skills while exploring the Zoo. In 2022, we had 263 teen volunteers contribute 20,203 hours towards our mission! We are so thankful for our hardworking teens and we can’t wait for you to join them. Learn more and sign up at https://kidszoo.org/volunteers/teen-volunteers/

Questions or concerns? Email us at volunteer@kidszoo.org

Thank you to our sponsor for supporting our teens.

Aep

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Date:
January 1
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
https://kidszoo.org/volunteers/teen-volunteers/

Teens For Nature Transparent

Our summer Teens for Nature application is open! Sign up now through Feb. 28 for your opportunity to gain leadership and teamwork skills while exploring the Zoo. In 2022, we had 263 teen volunteers contribute 20,203 hours towards our mission! We are so thankful for our hardworking teens and we can’t wait for you to join them. Learn more and sign up at https://kidszoo.org/volunteers/teen-volunteers/

Questions or concerns? Email us at volunteer@kidszoo.org

Thank you to our sponsor for supporting our teens.

Aep

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Date:
February 28
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
https://kidszoo.org/volunteers/teen-volunteers/

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-22. Come say hello to animals on the farm, hear a holiday tale during Story Time*, give a stingray a jolly treat*, visit Santa Claus, and more! 

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $8

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $6

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

Sea Lion Chat at 11:30 a.m. and Canda Lynx Chat at 10: 30 a.m.

Activities available:

Visit Santa

Decorate cookies

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

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, and the Central Zoo loop

Details

Date:
December 22, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

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

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-22. Come say hello to animals on the farm, hear a holiday tale during Story Time*, give a stingray a jolly treat*, visit Santa Claus, and more! 

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $8

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $6

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

Sea Lion Chat at 11:30 a.m. and Canda Lynx Chat at 10: 30 a.m.

Activities available:

Visit Santa

Decorate cookies

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

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, and the Central Zoo loop

Details

Date:
December 21, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

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

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-22. Come say hello to animals on the farm, hear a holiday tale during Story Time*, give a stingray a jolly treat*, visit Santa Claus, and more! 

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $8

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $6

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

Sea Lion Chat at 11:30 a.m. and Canda Lynx Chat at 10: 30 a.m.

Activities available:

Visit Santa

Decorate cookies

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

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, and the Central Zoo loop

Details

Date:
December 20, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

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

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-22. Come say hello to animals on the farm, hear a holiday tale during Story Time*, give a stingray a jolly treat*, visit Santa Claus, and more! 

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $8

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $6

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

Sea Lion Chat at 11:30 a.m. and Canda Lynx Chat at 10: 30 a.m.

Activities available:

Visit Santa

Decorate cookies

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

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, and the Central Zoo loop

Details

Date:
December 19, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

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

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-22. Come say hello to animals on the farm, hear a holiday tale during Story Time*, give a stingray a jolly treat*, visit Santa Claus, and more! 

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $8

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $6

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

Sea Lion Chat at 11:30 a.m. and Canda Lynx Chat at 10: 30 a.m.

Activities available:

Visit Santa

Decorate cookies

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

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, and the Central Zoo loop

Details

Date:
December 18, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

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

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for Wild Zoo Wonderland at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.* on Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9-11 and Dec. 16-22. Come say hello to animals on the farm, hear a holiday tale during Story Time*, give a stingray a jolly treat*, visit Santa Claus, and more! 

Pricing Information

Zoo Members – FREE

General Admission (Ages 13+) – $8

Kids (Ages 2-12) – $6

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

Sea Lion Chat at 11:30 a.m. and Canda Lynx Chat at 10: 30 a.m.

Activities available:

Visit Santa

Decorate cookies

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

Write a letter to Santa

Festive Games for the whole family

Visit the Reef, Stingray Bay, Indiana Family Farm, and the Central Zoo loop

Details

Date:
December 17, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

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

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