Action For Cheetahs Conservation Talk

Join us for a captivating conservation talk! Discover the world of cheetahs and their incredible resilience with Mary Wykstra, a renowned expert on cheetahs and community development programs in Kenya since 2001. Save the date: Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Discovery Center Learn about cheetah adaptations and the hurdles they've conquered. Explore […]


Boo at the Zoo, October 21 & 22

What: Boo at the Zoo When: October 21-22, 28-29 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Get Tickets Here Boo at the Zoo is back, and it’s spookier than ever! While we’re currently in Phase Three of our asphalt replacement project, we want to assure you that it won’t haunt your experience. […]

World Lemur Day Celebration

World Lemur Day Extravaganza! Mark your calendars for October 27, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. - it's Lemur Time! Get ready for an afternoon of high-flying excitement as our lemurs swing, leap, and play with special enrichment activities. Explore the jungle of knowledge at our Conservation Tables, where you can learn all about these captivating creatures […]

Boo at the Zoo, October 28 & 29

What: Boo at the Zoo When: October: 28-29 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Price: Become a Deluxe or Premium Member today to enjoy FREE admission to this exciting event and unlock a world of exclusive benefits! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity. Standard admission rates apply for basic members […]

Veterans Day – Veterans & Family Enter FREE

What: Veterans Day When: Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo In honor of those who serve, Potter Park Zoo is welcoming all veterans, military members, and their families into the zoo free of charge on Saturday, Nov. 11. We hope to see you at the zoo!

Wonderland of Lights

What: Potter Park Zoo's 31st annual Wonderland of Lights When: Thursday through Sunday, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., November 18 – December 23 (closed on Thanksgiving). Where: Potter Park Zoo Ticket Pricing: $9 adults $5 for kids 3-12, seniors (60+), and military Free for kids under 3 years old GET TICKETS HERE Experience the enchantment of the […]

Toys for Tots at Wonderland of Lights

It's time to spread holiday cheer and make a child's season extra special! We're hosting our annual Toys for Tots toy drive, and you're invited to join! On Dec. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m., all you have to do is bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate and in return, you'll get FREE admission […]

Zoo Nights, with Lights!

What: Zoo Nights, with Lights! When: Dec. 13, 2023, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo For our 21+ guests: Bundle up and come out to our final Zoo Nights event of the year! This casual, happy hour-style event will feature holiday music and decór, and a variety of tastes from local restaurants […]

Winter Gifts Enrichment

Join us for Winter Gifts at Potter Park Zoo, Saturday, Jan. 27, from 1-3 p.m. Watch our animals interact with winter-themed enrichment, made by our amazing volunteers. Don't miss this delightful event - included with regular admission!


Night at a Living Museum

Unlock a world of wonder and discovery at our Living Museum! Join us on Friday, April 5 from 5 - 8 p.m. for an evening of interactive experiences that will immerse you in the world of conservation and the natural world. Our hands-on activities are designed for guests of all ages to learn about the […]