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Awaken the Senses
Spring Event

Join us in welcoming in the spring and celebrating life at the Kay McFarland Japanese Garden located in the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center. We will be hosting a two-month-long event April - May with a variety of activities and events. From Arts and Crafts to Yoga and Art and Wine classes, we have a calendar of events for all ages! Learn More!


Wildflower Sale!

Native flowers within a variety of colors will be available at the wildflower sale. Help support conservation initiatives and pollinator habitats!

Membership Renewal

For the month of May, current and past members have the exclusive opportunity to renew for another year of family fun at the current rate!

Remain a member of our troop! Renew Today! 



Steins and Vines 

Pop that cap, fill that glass, and experience the wild flavors of the Topeka Zoo!

Learn more about the beer and wine walk here!

3 weeks ago

How many times did it take Val to finally decide she was out of torpor? Enough to get these great shots of her crawling back in!

Our keepers have officially stated that Val the Black bear is fully ... See more

3 weeks ago

Join us as we announce the winners to the zoo’s annual writing contest! See winner names below. Thank you to all authors for participating!

Kindergarten-2nd grade:
Winner: Charlotte ... See more

3 weeks ago

The students from the Topeka Suzuki Strings posted for us today in the Kay McFarland Japanese Garden. Be sure to come see them again next month May 9th to see them live!

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3 weeks ago

Can’t wait to see everyone tomorrow!

4 weeks ago

We have so many exciting displays, performances, and vendors for you all this weekend for the grand opening of our Awaken the Senses event!

Come down to the Kay McFarland Japanese Garden to join in ... See more

1 month ago

Who has spotted Val outside her den?!

Although she still spends most of her time in her den, many have spotted her poking her head out and even roaming her habitat! Seems like she'll be out of ... See more

1 month ago

Happy birthday to our two Lionesses!🥳🥳 Zuri and Asante turn 1️⃣7️⃣ years old today.

Typically, Lions live to be around 10 years old in the wild so our Lionesses are considered ... See more

1 month ago

Be sure to stop by this morning and every Monday at 7:30am these next two months!

1 month ago
Photos from Topeka Zoo's post

Who had a EGGcellent time at today’s Animal Easter Egg Hunt?🙋🏻‍♀️ We think our animals had the best time of all!🤩😍 A big THANK YOU to our docents who made 70+ paper mache ... See more

1 month ago
City of Topeka Government

LIVE: At the Topeka Zoo for a spring announcement!

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