Events at the Zoo

Lincoln Children's Zoo offers a variety of exciting and interactive events. Check back often to see what is happening next at the Zoo.


The Great Zoo Train Adventure Camp
Friday, October 10
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Board the historic Z.O.&O. railroad and uncover hidden secrets about the Zoo and the train. Plus, get up close to some of the most popular Zoo animals. LPS elementary not in session. Ages 5-7 and 8-10.
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Mini Zookeeper Camp
Monday, October 13 and Tuesday October 14
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Spend two days working with real zookeepers as they care for some of
the Zoo’s most popular animals. Mini-zookeepers will help feed animals,
learn exciting Zoo facts and get a behind-the-scenes experience. LPS not in session. Ages 5-7 and 8-10.
Register here

Last Day Open for 2014 Zoo Season
Sunday, October 19
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo
October 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Lincoln’s biggest trick-or-treat party is at the Zoo. The entire family will
love stopping at over 35 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons and more.
Admission or membership applies, plus $3 trick-or-treat bag required. Tickets on sale August 28.
Sponsored by Bryan Health
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North Pole Express
December 6, 7 and 13, 14
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Board the Zoo’s train for a journey to the North Pole. Once inside the Zoo, your
winter wonderland experience includes hot chocolate, candy canes and a visit
to Santa’s workshop to see the big man himself. Tickets include admission, a train
ride and all activities. Tickets on sale November 5.
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