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Calendar of Events

Sedgwick County Zoo offers a variety of events and activities for kids ages newborn to 99 years! Click on the event or activity for more information.

April 2018

Apr 2 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Apr 3 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Apr 4 Wed
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Apr 6 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Apr 10 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Apr 11 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Apr 12 Thu
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Apr 13 Fri
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

Apr 14 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Apr 16 Mon
WOW In-Service Day 8:00 a.m.

Apr 17 Tue
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild 6:00 p.m.

Apr 18 Wed
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Apr 19 Thu
Party for the Planet 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tram will not be running during this event.

Apr 21 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.

Apr 24 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Apr 28 Sat
Adult Adventrures: Beastly Beers Craft Edition 6:00 p.m.

May 2018

May 2 Wed
Homeschool Expeditions
10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler
10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

May 3 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

May 5 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

May 6 Sun
Cinco de Mayo Celebration Noon - 5;00 p.m.
Tram will not be running during this event.

May 7 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

May 8 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

May 9 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

May 11 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

May 12 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

May 13 Sun
Mother's Day 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

May 15 Tue
Wheeling Wild 6:00 p.m.

May 16 Wed
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

May 17 Thu
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

May 19 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

May 22 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

May 26 Sat
Children's Farm Festival: Heritage Breeds 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

June 2018

Jun 2 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jun 4 Mon
Coffee Connection 9:00 a.m.

Jun 5 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jun 6 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jun 8 Fri
Ape Awareness 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pajama Party 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jun 9 Sat
Ape Awareness 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

Jun 12 Tue
Wheeling Wild 6:00 p.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Jun 13 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Jun 16 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.

Jun 17 Sun
Father's Day Car Show 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Zoo Tram will not be running today. 

Jun 19 Tue
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jun 20 Wed
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jun 23 Sat
Junior Behind the Scenes2:00 p.m.
Creature Campout: Great American Backyard Campout 5:30 p.m.

Jun 26 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Jun 29 Fri
Adult Adventures: Drunken Botanist 6:00 p.m.

July 2018

Jul 2 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Jul 3 Tue
Twilight Tuesday 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Jul 7 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jul 10 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.
Twilight Tuesday 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Jul 11 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Jul 12 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jul 13 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jul 14 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.
Adult Adventures: Cocktails with the Creatures 6:00 p.m.

Jul 17 Tue
Twilight Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wheeling Wild
6:00 p.m.

Jul 18 Wed
Get Into Nature
10:00 a.m.
Owlet
10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jul 19 Thu
Owlet
10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jul 21 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Children's Farm Festival: County Fair 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Creature Campout - Indoors 5:30 p.m.

Jul 24 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Twilight Tuesday 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Jul 31 Tue
Twilight Tuesday 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

August 2018

Aug 3 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Aug 4 Sat
Back to School Bash 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Aug 6 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Aug 7 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Aug 8 Wed
Wee WIggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Aug 11 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Aug 14 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Aug 15 Wed
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.

Aug 18 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Adult Adventure: Beastly Beers 6:00 p.m.

Aug 21 Tue
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Wheeling Wild 5:30 p.m.

Aug 22 Wed
Owlet 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Aug 28 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

September 2018

Sep 1 Sat
Pajama Party
6:30 p.m.

Sep 5 Wed
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Sep 6 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Sep 7 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Sep 8 Sat
Zoo
Closed 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Zoobilee 6:00 p.m. – midnight

Sep 11 Tue
Ewe & Me
10:00 a.m.
Sunset Safari
6:30 p.m.

Sep 12 Wed
Senior Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me
10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Sep 15 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

Sep 18 Tue
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild 5:30 p.m.

Sep 19 Wed
Owlet
10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Sep 20 Thu
Owlet10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Sep 22 Sat
Breakfast with the Birds - Australia & South America 8:00 a.m.
Children's Farms Festival: Pollinator Power 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Junior Behind the Scenes 2:00 p.m.

Sep 25 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Sep 28 Fri
Adult Adventure: Honey, Get Me a Drink 6:00 p.m.

October 2018

Oct 1 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Oct 2 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Oct 3 Wed
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Oct 6 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Oct 9 Tue
5th Grade Fire Prevention Day 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Class registration required
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Oct 10
Wed
Homeschool Expeditions
10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.

Oct 11 Thu
Ewe & Me 1:30 p.m.

Oct 12 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Oct 13 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

Oct 16 Tue
Owlet 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild 5:30 p.m.

Oct 17 Wed
Owlet 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Oct 20 Sat
Monkey Butt Poker Run 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Plant Donation Drive 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Creature Campout 5:30 p.m.

Oct 21 Sun
Plant Donation Drive 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Oct 23 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Oct 26 Fri
Night of the Living Zoo 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Oct 27 Sat
Night of the Living Zoo 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Oct 28 Sun
Night of the Living Zoo 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

November 2018

Nov 1 Thu
Winter Hours Begin. Zoo Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Nov 3 Sat
Breakfast with the Birds - Tropics 8:00 a.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Nov 5 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Nov 7 Wed
Winter Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.

Nov 8 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Nov 9 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Nov 10 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

Nov 11 Sun
Veterans Day 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Nov 13 Tue
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Nov 14 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Nov 19 Mon
WOW 8:00 a.m.

Nov 20 Tue
WOW 8:00 a.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Nov 21 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WOW Thanksgiving Safari 10:00 a.m.

Nov 27 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Nov 28 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

December 2018

Dec 1 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m..

Dec 3 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Dec 4 Tue
Wee Wiggler10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 5 Wed
Winter Wednesday
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 7 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Dec 8 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.
Adult Adventure: Wild Wines 6:00 p.m.

Dec 11 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Dec 12 Wed
Winter Wednesday
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Dec 13 Thu
Ewe & Me 1:30 p.m.

Dec 15 Sat
Junior Behind the Scenes 2:00 p..m.

Dec 19 Wed
Winter Wednesday
Owlet 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 20 Thu
Owlet 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Dec 26 Wed
Winter Wednesday

Dec 30 Sun
Creature Campout: Indoor 5:30 p.m.

January 2018

Jan 2 Tuesday
WOW In-Service Discovery Days 8:00 a.m.

Jan 3 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 am.

Jan 4 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 am.

Jan 6 Sat
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jan 9 Tue
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Jan 10 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Jan 12 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Jan 13 Sat
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

Jan 17 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11;00 a.m.

Jan 18 Thu
Owlet
10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Jan 23 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Jan 24 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Jan 27 Sat
Adult Adventure: Coffee with a Hint of Conservation 6:00 p.m.

Jan 31 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

February 2018

Feb 3 Sat
Pajama Party
6:30 p.m.

Feb 5 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Feb 6 Tue
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Feb 7 Wed
Winter Wednesday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Feb 9 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Feb 10 Sat
Breakfast with the Birds 8:00 a.m.
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

Feb 13 Tue
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Feb 14 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Feb 15 Thu
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Feb 20 Tue
WOW In-Service Discovery Day 8:00 a.m.
Owlet
10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Feb 21 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Feb 27 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Feb 28 Wed
Winter Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

March 2018

Mar 1 Thu
Summer Hours Begin Now Open 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mar 3 Sat
Junior Behind the Scenes 2:00 p.m.
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Mar 5 Mon
Coffee Connections 9:00 a.m.

Mar 7 Wed
Homeschool Expeditions 10:00 a.m.
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Mar 8 Thu
Wee Wiggler 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Mar 9 Fri
Pajama Party 6:30 p.m.

Mar 10 Sat
Children's Farms Festival: Sheep Shearing 9:30 a.m. - Noon
ZOOper Kids 1:30 p.m.

Mar 13 Tue
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m.
Sunset Safari 6:30 p.m.

Mar 14 Wed
Senior Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Ewe & Me 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Mar 17 Sat
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.

Mar 19 Mon
WOW Spring Fling 8:00 a.m.

Mar 20 Tue
WOW Spring Fling 8:00 a.m.
Get Into Nature 10:00 a.m.
Wheeling Wild 5:30 p.m.

Mar 21 Wed
WOW Spring Fling 8:00 a.m.

Mar 22 Thu
WOW Spring Fling 8:00 a.m.

Mar 23 Fri
WOW Spring Fling 8:00 a.m.

Mar 24 Sat
Adult Adventure: Pucker Up 6:00 p.m.

Mar 27 Tue
Tot Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Mar 28 Wed
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Mar 29 Thu
Owlet 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Mar 31 Sat
Easter Eggstravaganza8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation
Summer8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(March – October)
Winter10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(November – February)
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 8, 2018 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee.
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