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Holiday Fest – December 10th

Santa is stopping by the NEW Zoo on Saturday, December 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.*, so you can let him know what is on your Christmas wish list and make sure you’re on his “nice” list!  Come early and have Breakfast with Santa from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (all-you-can-eat pancakes and porkies) […]

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Giving Zoo Day for #GivingTuesday

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, in partnership with the N.E.W. Zoological Society, is excited to announce our participation this year in the nation-wide Giving Tuesday campaign – except, of course – we are participating with an “animal twist:” Giving Zoo Day! GIVE BACK #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back.  It’s the […]

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Thank You Event Sponsors!

We are so grateful for the support we recently received to help us make the 2016 Zoo Boo event a smashing success! We had great weather for all six days of the event, which meant we also had a great turn-out. Thanks to everyone who came out to have a fun time! We’d like to […]

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Veterans Day November 11th

Veterans, active-duty military members, and their families receive free admission to the NEW Zoo on Friday, November 11th.  Please bring an ID to verify/prove military status. The NEW Zoo will be open for regular hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

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Winter Hours in Effect

Effective Tuesday, November 1st, the NEW Zoo hours of operation will change to the winter schedule. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The NEW Zoo will remain open seven days a week, including holidays.  The Adventure Park will close for the season, but groups can still schedule outings, weather permitting. Contact […]

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Cellcom Grant Supports Zoo Project

The N.E.W. Zoological Society has been selected as a 2016 Cellcom Green Gift recipient. The non-profit received a $2000 Green Gift from Cellcom to support the development of an educational children’s book in partnership with the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park and Unite for Literacy. The nonfiction book educates the public about Japanese macaques, an […]

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Farewell, Finnegan

  Finnegan the moose, who arrived approximately a month ago from the Milwaukee Zoo died unexpectedly on 10/25/16. He appeared to have died peacefully in his favorite resting spot in his exhibit. Finnegan was born at the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo but spent the majority of his life in Milwaukee. He adjusted well to the return […]

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Zoo Closed on Zoo Boo days from 2-3pm

Please note, the NEW Zoo will be closed from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on all Zoo Boo event dates: Friday, October 14th; Saturday, October 15th; Friday, October 21st; Saturday, October 22nd; Friday, October 28th; and Saturday, October 29th.  Event gates will open at 3:00 p.m. For Zoo Boo ticketing information, visit this page.

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Join us for Zoo Boo!

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to once again announce North Shore Bank as the title sponsor for our annual Halloween event: North Shore Bank Zoo Boo 2016. Tickets for North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will be available for purchase at several locations around Northeastern Wisconsin starting Saturday, September 10th.  Save money by […]

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Don’t Miss the Annual Pumpkin Carving Event

Don’t miss our annual Public Pumpkin Carving Event, sponsored by Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream! This event will be held on Wednesday, October 12th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This pumpkin-carving and decorating event is FREE and open to the public.  Just bring your own pumpkins and pumpkin-carving tools and prepare to create […]

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