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October 2020

Ingham County Free Day!

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

Ingham County & Lansing City Residents will receive free admission to Potter Park Zoo on October 3, 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. We highly recommend purchasing your General Admission timed entry tickets online. To receive free admission online for Ingham County Free Days, guests will have to create an account in order for the address to be verified and receive free admission.  Out…

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College Day – FREE Admission for College Students at the Gate

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

If you have been directed to self-quarantine, including the addresses listed here, please do not visit the zoo until the quarantine is lifted.     College Day! (Free Admission ticket at the gate for College Students with valid college ID)  October 4, 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…

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Fall Zootacular: October 10 & 11

October 10 @ 9:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm

This year Potter Park Zoo is celebrating fall in a whole new way! Put on your best Halloween costumes and celebrate with the whole family at Potter Park Zoo! Join family and friends for a socially distanced stroll through the zoo and enjoy the beautiful autumn colors and fall décor. See your favorite animals while in costume. Boo in a bag! All of our candy stations have been combined into one treat bag, which will be handed out as guests…

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Fall Zootacular: October 17 & 18

October 17 @ 9:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm

This year Potter Park Zoo is celebrating fall in a whole new way! Put on your best Halloween costumes and celebrate with the whole family at Potter Park Zoo! Join family and friends for a socially distanced stroll through the zoo and enjoy the beautiful autumn colors and fall décor. See your favorite animals while in costume. Boo in a bag! All of our candy stations have been combined into one treat bag, which will be handed out as guests…

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Fall Zootacular: October 24 & 25

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - October 25 @ 5:00 pm

This year Potter Park Zoo is celebrating fall in a whole new way! Put on your best Halloween costumes and celebrate with the whole family at Potter Park Zoo! Join family and friends for a socially distanced stroll through the zoo and enjoy the beautiful autumn colors and fall décor. See your favorite animals while in costume. Boo in a bag! All of our candy stations have been combined into one treat bag, which will be handed out as guests…

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November 2020

Veterans Day – All Military and Their Families Get FREE Admission at the Gate

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thank you to all of our veterans and military members! We’re offering free admission to all military AND their families this Veteran’s Day November 11, 2020. We're open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.We hope to see you at the zoo! Please Note: Free admission for veterans and their families is not available to be reserved online and can be obtained only at the admissions gate. All other members of your party are encouraged to purchase a timed-entry ticket online before arriving…

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Wonderland of Lights 2020

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - December 27 @ 8:00 pm

Thousands of lights create extraordinary holiday lights displays at the 26th annual Wonderland of Lights! Stroll around the zoo during a magical Michigan winter evening and take in the twinkling light displays across the zoo while holiday music plays. There will be cookie decorating, crafts and animal encounters for all to enjoy in the Discovery Center (included with admission price)!   Event Details:  Wonderland of Lights is open Fridays through Sundays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Nov. 21 through…

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December 2020

Toys for Tots at Wonderland of Lights

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December 5, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm It’s our annual toy drive and this year we’re stuffing a truck courtesy of Two Men and a Truck! Each person who brings in a new, unwrapped toy Dec. 5 will be admitted to Wonderland of Lights for FREE. Join your friends at the zoo to make this our most successful Toys for Tots night yet!  

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