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Legacy Honoree

You won’t want to miss this special plaque unveiling to the recipient, to honor the legacy of many years of service and leadership to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo on Wednesday, May 5 at 10:15 am. Please meet at front gate at 10 am for a short walk to the train plaza. Shh, this is a surprise to the recipient.

Interviews, photo opportunities and a press release will be available after the unveiling.

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About the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo: The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is northeast Indiana’s largest tourist attraction, hosting more than 600,000 guests annually. The Zoo was voted

Indiana’s #1 “Gotta-Do Summer Attraction” and is consistently named one of the nation’s Top Ten Zoos for Kids by national media outlets.


The Zoo is a conservation leader, contributing annually to local, regional, and international efforts to protect wild animals and habitats. The Zoo cares for more than 1400 animals and participates in 63 cooperative species survival plans.

As a self-supporting facility, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo receives no tax dollars for operations. The zoo’s operations are funded entirely by earned revenue and donations.

Zoo Hours are 9 am to 7 pm daily through August. September and October Zoo hours are 9 am to 5 pm. Admission ticket pricing is $15 Adult and $11 Child.