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Group Wild Nights

See the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in a whole new light – moonlight!

Guests attending the popular Wild Nights program will enjoy after-dark adventures, nature activities, and animal encounters, then sleep indoors next to the sharks! These special Wild Nights are specially designed for organized groups such as schools, scouts, and youth groups serving children ages 7-12.

Group Wild Nights are offered on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the zoo season

*except for Family Wild Night dates.


7 to 12 with adults
Adults must accompany children


$35 per child; $23 per adult chaperone
$50 deposit required; $500 minimum

Maximum group size

35 people


Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
during the zoo season
*except for Family Wild Night dates

Register For Wild Nights

All programs require advance registration and openings are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment! You will receive confirmation of your registration.

Call our Education Department at 260-427-6808 to reserve your Group Wild Night date.  A $50 deposit is required.

Wild Nights Cancellation and Refund Policies: Children must meet age requirements on the first day of all programs (no exceptions).  Programs are held rain or shine.  Refunds (minus 10% processing fee) are available if you cancel at least 14 days in advance.  No refund if you cancel less than 14 days in advance.  The zoo reserves the right to cancel camps with insufficient registration. In the event of such a cancellation, all of your fees will be refunded.

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