Events at the Zoo

Lincoln Children's Zoo offers a variety of exciting and interactive events.

April

April 4 & 11: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
8 - 10 a.m.
Join the Easter Bunny for breakfast at the Zoo! This event includes exclusive early access to the Zoo, breakfast buffet, Easter egg hunt, photo time with the Easter Bunny, activities and special animal meet and greets. All proceeds from this event help care for the Zoo’s animals.

May

May 23 - 25: Memorial Day Weekend
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Zoo is open all weekend! Come visit all of your favorite animals and join us for the season opening of Laura's Butterfly Pavilion! Check out over 150 butterflies at one of the Zoo's most popular summer stops.

June

June 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th: Wild Wednesday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. |
Presented by Wilderness Station Pediatric Dentistry
The Zoo opens at 10 a.m. and stays open late 'til 8 p.m. every Wednesday in June, July & August. Every Wednesday the Zoo will feature special animal demonstrations on the Animal Encounter Stage!

June 27: Brews at the Zoo
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

It's time for adults 21 and over to enjoy some tasty craft beers and amazing music at the Zoo! More details about the band and menu coming soon!

July

July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Wild Wednesday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. |
Presented by Wilderness Station Pediatric Dentistry
The Zoo opens at 10 a.m. and stays open late 'til 8 p.m. every Wednesday in June, July & August. Every Wednesday the Zoo will feature special animal demonstrations on the Animal Encounter Stage!

July 18: Brews at the Zoo
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

It's time for adults 21 and over to enjoy some tasty craft beers and amazing music at the Zoo! More details about the band and menu coming soon!

July 15 - 21: National Zookeeper Week
We are celebrating National Zookeeper Week! All of the Zookeepers at the Zoo spend countless hours giving our animals the best care. Next time you see one of them, be sure to tell them thanks!

August

August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th: Wild Wednesdays
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. |
Presented by Wilderness Station Pediatric Dentistry
The Zoo opens at 10 a.m. and stays open late 'til 8 p.m. every Wednesday in June, July & August. Every Wednesday the Zoo will feature special animal demonstrations on the Animal Encounter Stage!

August 15: Brews at the Zoo
6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

It's time for adults 21 and over to enjoy some tasty craft beers and amazing music at the Zoo! More details about the band and menu coming soon!

  • Visitors in 2018
    Visitors in 2018

    245,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2018
    CAMPERS IN 2018

    3,200

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400