In consideration of the health of our guests, staff, and animals, we will be following guidelines listed on our website here: https://topekazoo.org/covid-19-updates/

 

GivingZooday#GivingZooday 

Help pave the way (literally!) by donating to the future Giraffe and Friends exhibit! Donations for GivingZooday as part of GivingTuesday start on Tuesday, December 1st. 

 

 

 

Closed Christmas and New Years Day! 

The Zoo will be closed on December 25th and January 1st for the holidays.
 
*Planned events, classes, and meetings still occurring*
 
 
 
 
 
 

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ZOO LIGHTS

Friends of the Topeka Zoo is excited to debut a brand-new holiday event, Zoo Lights. Beginning November 27th, visitors will stroll around the zoo and enjoy twinkling lights, dazzling displays, festive activities, and of course… Santa Claus! Tickets are now on sale and spaces are limited!
 
 

Giraffe and Friends logo for the Holiday Brick CampaignGiraffe and Friends Holiday Brick Campaign

Giraffe and Friends stretches from the Kay McFarland Japanese Garden all the way around Camp Cowabunga, completing the safari experience. Construction is planned to break ground in the Spring of 2021 with an anticipated opening by early summer of 2022. Be part of the Giraffe & Friends Holiday Brick Campaign, personalized bricks will be featured on the giraffe pathway leading into the new facility. 

 

 

6 days ago

Just a few hours away from Zoo Lights opening! We hope you’re ready to take a stroll through the Zoo at night and be captivated by all the dazzling lights and displays. With five different zones to ... See more

6 days ago

It has been months in the making but it is finally the big day, Zoo Lights is officially opening tonight!!!! We are so excited to see everyone tonight and these next few weeks. With over 33 nights to ... See more

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Cookies with Mrs. Claus

635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka

For 12 days in December, we will be hosting Cookies with Mrs. Claus! 10 children accompanied by one parent or guardian will have the opportunity to meet the one and…

Zoo Lights

Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center 635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka

Friends of the Topeka Zoo is excited to debut a brand-new holiday event, Zoo Lights. Beginning November 27th, visitors will stroll around the zoo and enjoy twinkling lights, dazzling displays,…


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