The First Annual Bowling For Rhinos event on August 8th will raise money for the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK), the coordinators of this event. Read our blog post on this event, and how you can help your local AAZK Potter Park Zoo chapter think globally, and act locally! See you Aug. 8th!

We have a new addition at the zoo, a female Eastern bongo, and you can play a part in deciding the name!


Don't miss TWO more after hour bashes, taking place the LAST Thursday of July & August! Themed music, great food and drinks to go around. Find out how you can be a part of the first ever ZOO BREW summer series!



Find out all the ways that you can get involved with Potter Park Zoo!

The wildest adventure of the summer! Don't miss your chance at all of the great options this Zookambi season.


From the Blog

Bowling For Rhinos - A Potter Park Zoo AAZK Event

All Photos Courtesy: Carolyn Schulte

Potter Park Zoo's Newest Addition: Help Name Our Baby Bongo

All Photos Courtesy: Carolyn Schulte

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

How do the animals keep their cool during the long, hot days of summer? With special treats, of course! From fish-popsicles for the otters to watermelon for meerkats, you’ll get to see the animals...

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm



Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 10:00am

Spend the night camping at the zoo and see what the wildlife is like after-hours!  This is a special Sundown Safari for smaller groups and families, and it includes everything our normal...

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