Zoo Lights has begun!

Ring in the Holiday season with Zoo Lights Presented by Evergy, Topeka Zoo's newest holiday tradition returning for its third year.

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Giraffe & Friends Grand Opening march 10!

Go on an African Safari right here in Topeka with the opening of our newest and largest exhibit yet!

Learn More about Giraffe & Friends here!



Udara is getting older and starting to become quite the little star here at the zoo. Keep up with all her shenanigans and watch her grow!

Follow along for the journey!


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2 hours 22 minutes ago

Thanks to everyone that joined us last night! We think the lights have an extra sparkle in the rain. Update for 11/26 Ticket Purchasers: If

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18 hours 30 minutes ago

Weather Update: The forecast is calling for a little precipitation this evening. We plan on staying open unless conditions make it impossible to host Zoo

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21 hours 49 minutes ago

When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been

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1 day 19 hours ago

Today marks ONE month until Christmas! 🎄 Santa Claus and his lovely wife, Mrs. Claus are here at the Topeka zoo in the Holiday Village

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2 days 48 minutes ago

Krackle took #FridayFeedings into his own hands and enjoys some flowers 🌸😍

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2 days 22 hours ago

Need to walk off some of that yummy dinner? Zoo Lights opens at 6:00 tonight! There's now a second entrance and plenty of new displays.

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3 days 48 minutes ago

Happy Thanksgiving from the Topeka Zoo! 🍂🍁 The zoo is closed today during regular business hours but walk off your thanksgiving dinner at Zoo Lights

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3 days 20 hours ago

Coming to Zoo Lights? Save your appetite and grab some food at Sunflower's Cafe & Grill. Hot dogs, soup of the day and funnel cake

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4 days 48 minutes ago

Its wonderful #WoofWednesday with our African-painted dog Takoda🐾

📷: Shanna S.

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4 days 19 hours ago

Are you ready to hear the answer to our #TemboTuesday question!? The answer is...16! Elephants can eat up to 16 hours a day!🐘🍃

See news on our facebook page here.

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