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September 2021

Red Panda Paint Party!

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tickets to this fundraiser are $49.95. Seating is Limited. SIGN UP at www.paintyourpoison.com/events/red-panda In honor and celebration of Red Panda Day, Sept. 18, Paint Your Poison and the Potter Park Zoological Society are hosting a fun red panda puzzle-painting party! Here is what the night will include:   • EXCLUSIVE access to the zoo before and after the painting session. • Paint a puzzle painting starts at 6pm - includes locally designed wood puzzle and everything you need to paint with…

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Red Panda Day

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Potter Park Zoo, Potter Park Zoo
Lansing, MI 48912 United States
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Come celebrate Red Pandas Saturday, Sept. 18 at Potter Park Zoo! Volunteers will be on hand to answer all of your questions, and guests can participate in fun family activities such as children’s crafts and a scavenger hunt. A number of animal enrichments are also scheduled – come join the fun! Lion Enrichment - 11 a.m. Rhino Enrichment - 12 p.m. Binturong & Kangaroo Enrichment - 1 p.m. Red Panda Enrichment and Keeper Talk - 2 p.m.

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World Rhino Day

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the 12th annual World Rhino Day at Potter Park Zoo!  Learn about rhino conservation tables and play rhino themed games, and come see our resident black rhinos Doppsee, Jaali, and Phineus! You don’t want to miss this event! *Event included with regular admission*

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Ingham County Free Day

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ingham County & Lansing City Residents will receive free admission to Potter Park Zoo on Sept. 25, 2020! The zoo will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. See you at this fun (FREE) event! Visitors will still be responsible for parking fees. Please bring an ID to verify Ingham County residency for tickets purchased online or to receive your discount at the gate.  

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October 2021

College Day – FREE Admission for College Students at the Gate

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

College Day! (Free Admission ticket at the gate for College Students with valid college ID)  October 3, 2020: 9 – 5  p.m. Don’t miss free admission to Potter Park Zoo for students with current college ID! Please Note: Free admission for college students is not available to be reserved online and can be obtained only at the admissions gate.

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Fall Zoo-tacular

October 9 @ 9:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm

What: Fall Zoo-tacular When: October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Get ready for an event full of colors, costumes, candy, and more! Gather the family, put on your best halloween getup, and join us for this seasonal stroll through Potter Park. Beautiful autumn colors and decor will accompany you as you visit all of your favorite animals. Gift bags of assorted candy will also be available for all who visit. The event…

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November 2021

27th Annual Wonderland of Lights

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - December 26 @ 8:00 pm

What: Wonderland of Lights When: Thursday through Sunday, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, November 20 - December 26 (closed on Thanksgiving, November 25, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day) Where: Potter Park Zoo It’s time for the 26th annual Wonderland of Lights – don’t miss this seasonal Lansing staple! Tour grounds with friends and family as thousands of lights and decorations transform the zoo into a holiday spectacle. There will be cookie decorating, crafts and animal encounters for all to enjoy!

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