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Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Animal Enrichment
General Admission

Celebrate the 44th Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America's largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Family Event
Free for Ingham County moms

Potter Park Zoo invites moms and their families for a fun-filled Mom’s Day at the Zoo on Sunday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. In honor of Mother’s Day, all moms will receive FREE admission to the...

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Throughout the zoo
Special Event
$35 regular | $30 members


Celebrate the beginning of summer with a casual after hours bash at the zoo!  Enjoy tastings of beer and wine in a complimentary souvenir glass and sample fabulous hors d'oeuvres from...

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
General Admission / Free with a "Be A Tourist" passport

International Migratory Bird Day celebrates spring, and with it the return of millions of migratory birds to their breeding areas! Nearly 350 species of migratory birds travel between nesting...

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 11:30am - 4:00pm
Potter Park
Special Event
See pricing details below

Eleventh Annual "Volks Folks at the Zoo" Charity Volkswagen Show and Swap Meet will be held at the Potter Park Zoo on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

Registration: 11:30 - noon
Car Show:...

Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Family Event
Free for Dads / General Admission

 

Want to make your dad feel extra special this Father’s Day? Bring him to Potter Park Zoo where dads receive free admission!

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
See description

No other summer camp is this wild! Sign up today for our fun-filled classes - click here to learn more.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
Race registration (See Below) or general admission

It's time to get ready to race as the Wild 1-Mile returns to PPZ!  The racing starts at 9:00am with a 100-yard dash for kids 5 and under and a 1-mile run through the zoo for kids 12 and under...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Throughout the zoo
Special Event
$1 with voucher*

Zoo Days are back at Potter Park Zoo! Admission is only $1 with a voucher* and parking will be free.

Join this wonderful family-friendly event presented in part by Meijer! Play some...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Throughout the zoo
Special Event
$1 with voucher*

Zoo Days are back at Potter Park Zoo! Admission is only $1 with a voucher* and parking will be free.

Join this wonderful family-friendly event presented in part by Meijer! Play some...

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Animal Enrichment
General Admission

How do the animals keep their cool during the long, hot days of summer? With special treats, of course! From fish-popsicles for the otters to watermelon for meerkats, you’ll get to see the animals...

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 10:00am
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
$25 for members; $30 for non-members

Spend the night camping at the zoo and see what the wildlife is like after-hours!  This is a special Sundown Safari for smaller groups and families, and it includes everything our normal...

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 8:30am - 2:30pm
Throughout the Zoo
Special Event
$15 per Car

Join us for “Horsepower at the Zoo” Sunday, September 21 hosted by the...

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Family Event
General Admission

 

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including:

  • Straw maze
  • Live animal...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Family Event
General Admission

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including:

  • Straw maze
  • Live animal presentations...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Family Event
General Admission

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including:

  • Straw maze
  • Live animal presentations
  • ...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Family Event
General Admission

Little ghouls and boys will enjoy an afternoon of spooktacular fun. There will be tons of activities for everyone to enjoy, including:

  • Straw maze
  • Live animal presentations
  • ...
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Animal Enrichment
General Admission

Join in the fun as PPZ's animals feast on Halloween leftovers!

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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
See Description

Thousands of lights create extraordinary animal exhibits and holiday displays at the 22nd annual Wonderland of Lights! Enjoy strolling carolers, musical performances and more.

Wonderland of...

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
See Description

It's our annual Toys drive, and this year we're stuffing a truck courtesy of Two Men and a Truck! Join Power 96.5, MIKE FM, and your friends at the zoo to make this our most successful Toys for...

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Potter Park Zoo
Special Event
See Description

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the zoo’s amazing holiday light display, don’t forget to stop by tonight for the last night – or you might just be stuck waiting for next year!

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