Did You Know?
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
Potter Park Zoo will be OPEN for Independence Day, Friday, July 4. Come explore the Zoo and help us celebrate our nation's independence by enjoying the wonder of the animal collection at Potter Park Zoo. Enjoy over 600 species of animals surrounded by plenty of shade for those warm summer days.
All Independence Day weekend, come to the Zoo and visit with your favorite animals. Join us this 4th of July weekend for some good ole fashion family fun!
Celebrate some red, white and ZOO fun, soak up the sun and head here to Potter Park Zoo, where there’s something for everyone.
While you're at it, share your weekend at the zoo with others, and use #RedWhiteZoo to show your 4th of Zoo-ly pride!