Events at the Zoo

Lincoln Children's Zoo offers a variety of exciting and interactive events for the whole family!

Events get added throughout the year. Sign up for our email newsletter to make sure you never miss an event announcement. Sign up here. 
*Event schedule is subject to change due to COVID-19.

October

October 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30: Boo at the Zoo
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
| Presented by Lienemann Charitable Foundation
Boo at the Zoo is Lincoln's largest trick-or-treat event. The entire family will love stopping at over 40 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons, and more. All of the money raised during Boo at the Zoo directly supports the Zoo and its animals.

November - December

November 26 - December 30: Zoo Lights Powered by LES
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit with Zoo Lights Powered by LES! The Zoo will be transformed into one of the largest lights displays in the midwest. This experience will include a 40 ft. Christmas tree, over 30 lit animal silhouettes, holiday train rides, a tree canopy light walk, a 60 foot light tunnel and more!

  • Visitors in 2019
    Visitors in 2019

    345,915

  • CAMPERS IN 2019
    CAMPERS IN 2019

    2,140

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400