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Potter Park Zoo Event Schedule and Spring/Summer Hours

Date: 
March 31st, 2014

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Amy Morris, APR
517-485-6600
amorris@martinwaymire.com 

 

Potter Park Zoo Event Schedule and Spring/Summer Hours

WHO:   Potter Park Zoo       

WHAT: Potter Park Zoo Event Schedule and Spring/Summer Hours

Spring is in full-swing, and Potter Park Zoo has an exciting season planned for its visitors! Extended hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. begin Tuesday, April 1 and continue through the end of October. Please join us over spring break!

Regular zoo admission is $4 for Ingham County residents, $10 for non-residents, $2 for kids up to age 12 and free for kids 3 and under. Parking is $3 for residents and $5 for non-residents. Discounts are available for large groups; call (517) 483-4222 for more information.

Membership entitles you to unlimited admission, discounts on event tickets and items in the Zoovenir store and special mailings throughout the year, including the official membership newsletter. Membership rates start at $30 annually. Visit www.potterparkzoo.org/become-member for more information.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014

WHERE: Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI 48912

 

2014 Calendar of Events:

Volunteer Recruitment Day
Saturday, April 12, 2014 – 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Party for the Planet 

Sunday, April 27, 2014 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Celebrate Mother's Day at Potter Park Zoo 

Sunday, May 11, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wine & Stein 

Thursday, May 15, 2014 – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

International Migratory Bird Day & Be A Tourist in Your Own Town 

Saturday, May 31, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Volks Folks at the Zoo 

Saturday, June 14, 2014 – 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Dad's Day at the Zoo 

Sunday, June 15, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Zookambi Summer Camp begins

Monday, June 16, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild 1-Mile

Saturday, June 21, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Zoo Days

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Just Chillin’ with the Animals

Saturday, July 26, 2014 – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Sundown Safari

Saturday, August 9, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. - Sunday, August 10, 2014 – 10 a.m.

Horsepower at the Zoo

Sunday, September 21, 2014 – 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Pumpkinfest

Sunday, November 2, 2014 – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Wonderland of Lights begins

Friday, November 21, 2014 through Sunday, December 28, 2014 – 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Toys for Tots at Wonderland of Lights

Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

For event descriptions and other details, visit www.potterparkzoo.org/whats-happening.

Potter Park Zoo is located at 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave. within Potter Park along the Red Cedar River in Lansing, Michigan.  The zoo is open daily year-round. For more information, call (517) 483-4222 or visit www.potterparkzoo.org.

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