Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

August 2021

Zoo Nights – #4

August 26

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! Tickets are $15 for zoo member and $20 for non-members. Each guest will receive three drink tickets upon entry, with additional tickets available for purchase. Vendors will include: Texas Roadhouse Outback Steakhouse McAlister's Deli…

Find out more »

September 2021

Grandparent’s Day at the Zoo – All Grandparents Get FREE Admission at the Gate

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

All grandparents receive free admission ticket at the gate on September 13, 2020. We can’t wait to see you at the zoo!

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Red Panda Day

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Potter Park Zoo, Potter Park Zoo
Lansing, MI 48912 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »

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.  

Find out more »

World Rhino Day

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What: World Rhino Day When: Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Join us in celebrating the 12th annual World Rhino Day at Potter Park Zoo! Learn about rhinos at our conservation tables, play rhino themed games, and see our resident black rhinos Doppsee, Jaali, and Phineus. Keepers will be providing rhino enrichment at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. You don’t want to miss this event! *Event included with regular admission*

Find out more »

Jaali’s Going Away Party

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What: Jaali's Going-Away Party When: Oct. 2 - 3, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Since his birth in 2019, Jaali has inspired staff and visitors, brought notoriety to rhino conservation, and solidified himself as a Lansing icon. Now, it's time for the next chapter in his story. To celebrate Jaali's time at Potter Park and wish him well at his new home in California, we're hosting a going-away party the weekend of Oct. 2-3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit…

Find out more »

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, 2021: 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.

Find out more »

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. Fall Zoo-tacular will also include: - Activities provided by community partners - Candy stations - A…

Find out more »

ZooOOoo Nights

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ZooOOoo Nights is a casual, happy hour style event with a Halloween twist 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! Have some extra fun and wear your costume! Tickets are $15 for zoo member and $20 for non-members. Each guest will receive three drink tickets upon entry, with additional tickets available for purchase. Vendors…

Find out more »
+ Export Events