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February 2022

Ice Safari 2022

February 12 @ 10:00 am - February 20 @ 4:00 pm

What: Ice Safari When: Saturday, Feb. 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2022 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Visit the zoo and experience our Ice Safari! There will be animal ice carvings displayed throughout the zoo. The installations will be provided by Miller Ice Sculptures of Lansing. Tour unique art and learn about conservation efforts with messaging attached to each sculpture. Live carvings will also be featured in the Green Space Feb. 20. Never visited the…

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April 2022

Party for the Planet 2022

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What: Party for the Planet When: April 23, 2022, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Celebrate 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. Explore conservation issues with hands-on activities, information and demonstrations around the zoo. What can you do to help the planet? Party for the Planet is included in regular admission price on Saturday, April 23,…

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May 2022

Mother’s Day – All Mom’s Enter Free!

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

What: Mother's Day Celebration When: May 8, 2022, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Zoo! All moms will receive FREE admission to Potter Park on May 12! We can’t wait to see you here at the zoo!

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Zoo Nights #1

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What: Zoo Nights #1 When: May 12, 2022, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo For our 21+ guests: Zoo Nights is a casual, happy hour style event that will feature tastes from local restaurants and beverage companies. Take the opportunity to see the zoo after-hours, visit with the animals, and enjoy yard games with friends all while savoring tasty treats! Zoo Nights will occur May 12, June 16, July 21, and Aug 18. Tickets are $15 for…

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June 2022

World Migratory Bird Day 2022

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

What: World Migratory Bird Day When: June 4, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Welcome spring!  World Migratory Bird Day celebrates the seasonal migration of millions of birds from their southern wintering grounds back to North America!  Fun, family-friendly interactive stations throughout the zoo will share the importance of migratory birds.

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Zoo Nights #2

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What: Zoo Nights #2 When: June 16, 2022, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo For our 21+ guests: Zoo Nights is a casual, happy hour style event that will feature tastes from local restaurants and beverage companies. Take the opportunity to see the zoo after-hours, visit with the animals, and enjoy yard games with friends all while savoring tasty treats! Zoo Nights will occur June 16, July 21, and Aug 18. Tickets are $15 for zoo member…

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Father’s Day – All Dads Get Free Admission!

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

What: Father's Day When: June 19, 2022, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Celebrate Father’s Day at the Zoo! All dads will receive FREE admission to Potter Park on June 19! We hope to see you at the zoo!

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Sundown Safari Camping

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - June 26 @ 9:30 am

What: Sundown Safari Camping When: June 25, 6:30 p.m. - June 26, 9:30 a.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Have you ever wanted to spend the night at the zoo? Now’s your chance! Potter Park Zoo is offering an opportunity for families and small groups to come experience the zoo after dark. Campers will take a guided tour of the zoo, enjoy s’mores around the campfire, watch a movie outdoors, and sleep under the stars! A continental breakfast and zoo admission the…

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July 2022

4th of July: Military Members Enter Free

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Happy Independence Day! The zoo will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for all to enjoy!   This year we’d like to say thank you by offering free admission to Potter Park Zoo to all United States Military. Standard admission rates for the rest of your party. Can’t wait to see you at the zoo!

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Zoo Days 2022

July 12 @ 9:00 am - July 13 @ 5:00 pm

What: Zoo Days When: July 12 & 13, 2021, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13, enjoy admission to Potter Park Zoo for only $2! This family-friendly event will feature  community partners with give-away items and take home activities. Of course, you can also pay a visit to our animal residents! Don’t forget to grab a complimentary popsicle on your way out!

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