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Holiday Fest – December 12th & 13th

Celebrate the holidays at the NEW Zoo during our extended hours on December 12th and 13th!

Santa is stopping by the NEW Zoo on December 12th and 13th. You can let him know what is on your Christmas wish list – and make sure you are on his “nice” list! Santa will be on-site on Friday and Saturday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the woods from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. both nights. The ride is just $2 per person and will operate as weather permits. After your “sleigh ride”, warm up in the Mayan Restaurant with a hot beverage. Don’t forget to stop by the Education & Conservation Center to get up-close and personal by meeting some of our live animal ambassadors and join in the “edZoocational” fun!

Check out our Paws and Claws Gift Shop and take advantage of saving 50% off all plush animals, toys and NEW Zoo & Adventure Park apparel. This sale runs on the 12th and 13th only and does not include discounts on admission or Zoo Pass purchases.

Special thanks to our generous sponsor, WEMI/WEMY The Family Radio!

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Breakfast with Santa – December 13th

**UPDATE 12-13-14:  Please note, due to the foggy weather this morning, Santa will be unable to arrive by Eagle III Helicopter!  However, he will STILL be on-site by 8am, arriving by more “traditional” means!  We look forward to seeing you here!**

 

Santa will be arriving at the ball diamond across the street from the Zoo for breakfast at 8:00 a.m. on the helicopter Eagle III. Stop on over for the landing and welcome Santa to the zoo! Eagle III is weather permitting, of course, since Rudolph will not be guiding the helicopter.

Breakfast will be served at the Mayan Restaurant from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday morning, December 13. Enjoy all you can eat pancakes and porkies. The price is just $6 for adults (ages 16 and up) and $4 for children and seniors, in addition to zoo admission.

You can also meet some of our Animal Ambassadors in the Education & Conservation Center (ECC), from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Additional activities and crafts for kids will also take place in the ECC starting at 8:00 a.m.  So be sure to pop into the building to warm up and enjoy some holiday fun!

 

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Holiday Fest – December 12th & 13th

Celebrate the holidays at the NEW Zoo during our extended hours on December 12th and 13th!

Santa is stopping by the NEW Zoo on December 12th and 13th. You can let him know what is on your Christmas wish list – and make sure you are on his “nice” list! Santa will be on-site on Friday and Saturday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the woods from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. both nights. The ride is just $2 per person and will operate as weather permits. After your “sleigh ride”, warm up in the Mayan Restaurant with a hot beverage. Don’t forget to stop by the Education & Conservation Center to get up-close and personal by meeting some of our live animal ambassadors and join in the “edZoocational” fun!

Check out our Paws and Claws Gift Shop and take advantage of saving 50% off all plush animals, toys and NEW Zoo & Adventure Park apparel. This sale runs on the 12th and 13th only and does not include discounts on admission or Zoo Pass purchases.

Special thanks to our generous sponsor, WEMI/WEMY The Family Radio!

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Veteran’s Day

Take a moment on Tuesday, November 11th, to thank the veteran in your life.  At the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, we are honoring all veterans and active-duty military members and their immediate families with free admission on November 11th.  Our winter hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., seven days a week.

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Father’s Day at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

Treat dad to a WILD experience this Father’s Day: Come out to the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, where all fathers receive free admission to the NEW Zoo on their special day!

“HeartBound Greyhound Adoption” will be on-site to meet with visitors at the front of the Visitor Center, near the entrance to the Zoo, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This dog adoption organization serves East-Central Wisconsin and will have live retired racing greyhounds for you to meet. The group strives to place greyhounds in loving homes and to educate the public about the attributes and needs of the unique Greyhound breed.

While you’re at the zoo, don’t forget to feed the giraffes! Hodari and Zuri will be available at the Giraffe Feeding Experience from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and again from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The newborn cotton-top tamarins are also on display!

The NEW Zoo’s daily hours during the summer are 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. daily.

Regular admission fees are: Children 2 & under-free; Children 3-15 & Seniors 62 and over-$5, Adults-$7. “Wild Wednesday” offers half-priced admission to the NEW Zoo from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in June, July and August.

 

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Girl Scout Day

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to announce the hosting of our fourth annual “Girl Scout Day” event. The event will take place on Saturday, June 7th, from 10am to 2pm.

The Girl Scout Day event will offer a variety of activities for scouts of all ages to participate in and enjoy. This year’s activities will be especially focused on oceans and water conservation topics, in honor of World Ocean’s Day on June 8th. All girls are welcome to participate in any of the stations. Girls who are not currently enrolled in the scout program can also learn more about the opportunities available, and register to become a Girl Scout when they arrive. Additional stations, aside from those focusing on water topics, will also be offered by the local Girl Scout council. There will be fun opportunities for all!

A NEW Zoo “panda patch” will also be available for scouts to purchase in the Paws & Claws Gift Shop.

Any zoo guests can participate in these activity stations – not just girl scouts! So don’t miss this celebration in honor of our World Oceans. The Girl Scout Day event is free with zoo admission.

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