Zoo Events


Jan. 20​Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb. 1Zoolala​​: Escape to Borneo*
March 15​Elegant Vintages 16th Annual International Wine Auction presented by Fifth Third Private Bank*
March 21-Sept 2Butterfly Kaleidoscope​ presented by Citizens Energy Group 
April 20​Easter at the Zoo
April 26Naturally Inspired Paint Out Day
April 26-27​Power Recycling Weekend presented by Ingram Micro
May 10-11Mother’s Day Weekend Event​
May 21Zoopolis 500 presented by American Dairy Association
May 24Grand Opening Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center
June 1-Aug. 28Naturally Inspired Art Show
June 13Zoobilation: “Rock Your Orange”​ presented by Indianapolis Power & Light Company (Zoo Closed)*
June 20, 27; July 4, 11, 18​Zoolapalooza Concert Series 
July 10, 17, 24, 31; Aug. 7, 14Animals and All That Jazz Concert Series​
July 28Golfari*
Aug. 28Naturally Inspired Silent Auction & Artists Reception
Sept. 21​Hispanic Heritage Fiesta (noon-4:00pm)
Sept. 27​Meet-a-Hero, Be-a-Hero
Sept. 27Indianapolis Prize Gala (JW Marriott)*
Oct. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26​Halloween ZooBoo  presented by Central Indiana Honda Dealers (ZooBoo runs from 2-7pm, Zoo opens at 9am)
Nov. 1-2​Power Recycling Weekend presented by Ingram Micro
Nov. 28-Jan. 4Christmas at the Zoo ​presented by Donatos and Teachers Credit Union​ (event from 5-9pm, Zoo opens at noon)

*Reservations required.  

Events dates are subject to change.