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WELCOME TO THE FORT WAYNE CHILDREN'S ZOO eStore.
FEATURED ANIMAL ADOPTIONS
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Featured Animal Adoptions
Our featured adoptions are the Giraffe, Tiger, Lemur, Zebra, Red Panda, and Komodo.

Your purchase will include:
  • Plush animal
  • Personalized wallet card
  • Personalized adoption certificate with a photo of your animal
  • Fact sheet about your animal
  • Letter from the Zoo Director
$40 of your adoption fee is tax deductible.
Featured adoption packages are typically shipped within 2-3 business days. If you need your order right away, please call us at 260-427-6831.​

Featured Giraffe Adoption
Price: $50.00
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Featured Giraffe Adoption
Our featured adoption: Giraffe


Featured Lemur Adoption
Price: $50.00
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Featured Lemur Adoptions
Our featured adoption: Lemur

Featured Tiger Adoption
Price: $50.00
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Featured Tiger Adoptions
Our featured adoption: Tiger

Featured Zebra Adoption
Price: $50.00
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Featured Zebra Adoption
Our featured adoption: Zebra

Featured Red Panda Adoption
Price: $50.00
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Featured Panda Adoption
Our featured adoption: Red Panda

Featured Komodo Dragon Adoption
Price: $50.00
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Featured Animal Adoption
Our featured adoption: Komodo Dragon

 
Kids for Nature Summer Camp

Zoo Explorers (Tuesday and Thursday only)
Price: $40.00
Age 3 with Adult
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Zoo Buddies (Monday, Wednesday and Friday only)
Price: $55.00
Age 4 with Adult
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Animal Alphabet
Price: $92.00
Ages 4-5

Number Safari
Price: $92.00
Ages 4 - 5

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Movers and Shakers
Price: $149.00
Ages 5 - 6

Who's Who at the Zoo
Price: $149.00
Ages 5-6

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I Can Fly
Price: $149.00
Ages 5 - 6
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Design a Zoo
Price: $149.00
Ages 7 - 8
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World Traveler
Price: $149.00
Ages 7 - 8

Positively Predators
Price: $149.00
Ages 7 - 8

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Survivor
Price: $149.00
Ages 9 - 10

Zoo Detective
Price: $149.00
Ages 9 - 10
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Photo Safari
Price: $159.00
Ages 9 - 12

Zoo Artists
Price: $159.00
Ages 9 - 12
Session Session 1: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - Fri, Jul 6, 2018 8:30AM - 3:00PM   UNAVAILABLE

Animal Training 101
Price: $149.00
Ages 11 - 12
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Junior Zookeeper-(Thursday Night sleepover)
Price: $179.00
Ages 11 - 12
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CLASSICAL ANIMAL ADOPTIONS
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Classic Animal Adoptions

Adopt an Animal for $35 and receive digital copies of one of the following:

Animals currently available for adoption are Black-footed
Penguin, Komodo Dragon, Lion, Orangutan, Red Panda Reticulated
Giraffe, Ring- tailed Lemur, Stingray, Sumatran Tiger, White
Stork, and Zebra.

Adopt an animal for just $35 and receive:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Fact sheet about your animal
  • Letter from the director

Your entire $35 adoption fee is tax-deductible.
All materials for your Classic Adoption will be sent to you via email to download and print. If you need assistance with this, please call 260-427-6831.


Classical Giraffe Adoptions
Price: $35.00
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Classic Giraffe Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Komodo Dragon Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Komodo Dragon Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Red Panda Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Red Panda Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Lion Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Lion Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Orangutan Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Orangutan Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Stingray Adoptions
Price: $35.00
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Classic Stingray Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Penguin Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Penguin Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Tiger Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Tiger Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical White Stork Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic White Stork Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Lemur Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic LemurAdoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

Classical Zebra Adoption
Price: $35.00
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Classic Zebra Adoption
Adopt an Animal for $35

 
Basic Memberships
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Membership Information

Review the four (4) BASIC membership levels below and select the package that best fits your needs.

Click here BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS to review our member benefits. Please note that member benefits are subject to change at any time.

Please use your photo ID for admission to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo until you receive your membership packet. If you are renewing a membership an additional year will be added to your existing plastic membership card. New members will receive their permanent plastic membership card in the mail. An updated travel card and any additional tickets will be included in all membership packets.

Family Membership
Price: $119.00
One year of full membership benefits for two named adults living at the same address and their children age 18 and under.

Family Membership (2 year)
Regular Price: $238.00
Online Sale Price: $228.00
Two years of full membership benefits for two named adults living at the same address and their children age 18 and under.

Grandparent Membership
Price: $119.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their grandchildren age 18 and under.

Grandparent Membership (2 year)
Regular Price: $238.00
Online Sale Price: $228.00
Two years of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their grandchildren age 18 and under.

Individual Membership
Price: $79.00
One year of full membership benefits for one named adult.

Individual Membership (2 year)
Regular Price: $158.00
Online Sale Price: $148.00
Two years of full membership benefits for one named adult.

Single Parent Membership
Price: $99.00
One year of full membership benefits for one named adult and his/her children aged 18 and under.

Single Parent Membership - 2 year
Regular Price: $198.00
Online Sale Price: $188.00
Two years of full membership benefits for one named adult and his/her children aged 18 and under.

 
Basic Plus Membership
BEST VALUE! One year with all the benefits of a Basic Membership, PLUS Four one-day admission tickets; one Ride Pass (12 rides, excludes Pony Ride); And free stroller rental.

Click here BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS to review BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS. Please note membership benefits are subject to change at any time.

Please use your photo ID for admission to the Zoo until you receive your membership packet. If you are renewing a membership an additional year will be added to your existing plastic membership card. New members will receive their permanent plastic membership card in the mail. An updated travel card and any additional tickets will be included in all membership packets.

Basic Plus Membership
Price: $209.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.

 
Supporting Memberships
Review the three (3) SUPPORTING membership levels below and select the package that best fits your desire to support the zoo.

One year with all the benefits of a BasicPlus Membership, a tax deductible gift to the zoo and more.

Click here BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS to review BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS. Please note membership benefits are subject to change at any time.

Please use your photo ID for admission to the Zoo until you receive your membership packet. If you are renewing a membership an additional year will be added to your existing plastic membership card. New members will receive their permanent plastic membership card in the mail. An updated travel card and any additional tickets will be included in all membership packets.

Safari Club Membership
Price: $300.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.
Benefits include BasicPlus items, PLUS an invitation to our exclusive Zoo-B-Q event for Supporting Memberst. $91 of your membership price is considered a charitable gift to the zoo.

Director's Circle Membership
Price: $600.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.
Benefits include Safari Club level items, PLUS a Behind-the-Scenes tour with zoo personnel. $391 of your membership price is considered a charitable gift to the zoo.

King of the Jungle Membership
Price: $1,200.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.
Benefits include Director's Circle level items, PLUS an Exclusive Adventure with the Zoo Director. $991 of your membership price is considered a charitable gift to the zoo.

 
Zoo Admission

The whole family will enjoy a trip to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo!
Babies age 1 and under and Zoo Members are admitted FREE.
Your admission ticket is good for any day of the regular zoo season.

Adult Admission Ticket
Price: $14.00
Good for one adult admission aged 19-61 (valid 365 days from purchase date)

Child Admission Ticket
Price: $10.00
Good for one child admission ages 2-18 (valid 365 days from purchase date)

Senior Admission Ticket
Price: $12.00
Good for one senior admission ages 62 & over (valid 365 days from purchase date)
 
Family Wild Nights

Sleep with the Sharks Family Night
 
Your under-the-sea adventure will study all things under the ocean and discover the Zoo after hours. You and your family will sleep in the aquarium gallery. Ages 5 & up with adult.
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Sleep Under the Stars Family Night
 
Sleep Under the Stars Family Night

You and your family will pitch your own tent and learn about nocturnal animals wihile your family camps out at the Zoo . Ages 5 & up with adult.
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Fun with the Fishes Preschool Night
 
Parents and preschoolers are invited to have their own fun-filled night in the aquarium gallery! Ages 3-5 with adult.
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Zoofari
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EVENT SOLD OUT

Friday, August 17, 2018

Are you ready to go on Zoofari? Join us for this lively fundraising event where you'll get the chance to sample a wide variety of food, beer, wine, spirits, coffees and more! Nearly 50 local and regional businesses are donating their specialties for you to enjoy at this year's event. Funds raised through Zoofari support daily operations, education and conservation programs, exhibit enhancements and amazing animal care. Thank you for supporting the zoo!

There are two type of tickets for Zoofari:


a VIP Early Admission Ticket (LIMITED QUANTITY - for entry beginning at 5:00 PM) for $150.00
General Admission ticket (for entry beginning at 6:00 PM) for $75.00


The event ends at 9:00 PM.

For each ticket purchased, $25.00 is considered the value of goods and services received and the remainder of your purchase price is considered a charitable donation. You will receive a receipt with this information for tax purposes with your electronic tickets.

If you have any questions about Zoofari, please call us at 260-427-6831 or email development@kidszoo.org.

Zoofari VIP Early Admission Ticket - SOLD OUT
Price: $150.00
Good for one admission, beginning at 5:00 PM.

(Keep ticket limit to 10 per transaction)
Session 2018 Zoofari VIP: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 5:00PM - 9:00PM   SOLD OUT

Zoofari General Admission Ticket - SOLD OUT
Price: $75.00
Good for one admission, beginning at 6:00 PM.

(Keep ticket limit to 6 per transaction)
Session Zoofari 2018: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 6:00PM - 9:00PM   SOLD OUT

 
Add a $5 donation to your order, Today!

Add a $5 donation, Today!
 
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Yes! I am proud to support Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and its mission connecting kids and animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care.
 
Wild Encounters
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Stingray Wild Encounter
Price: $39.00
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Grab your tray of fish and accompany our aquarists to feed the stingrays. As you hold the food in your hand, the stingrays will swim over and slurp up their lunch! Note for participants with allergies: The stingrays' food includes shellfish.
  • Days: Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:30 PM.
  • Cost: $39 per person.
  • Ages 6 & up. Maximum group size 4 people.
  • Meet at the Stingray Bay entrance door
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a Wild Encounter.

Giraffe Wild Encounter
Price: $79.00
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Your adventure begins behind the scenes in the giraffe barn, where you'll help keepers create special feeders and watch as the treats are gobbled up! You'll stand toe to toe with these gentle giants.
  • Days: Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:30 PM
  • Cost $79 per person
  • Meet at the Giraffe Feeding Platform near the lettuce counter.
  • Please DO NOT visit the Indiana Family Farm before your Giraffe Wild Encounter. Goats and sheep may carry a virus that can affect giraffes. (It is not harmful to people). You may visit the goats AFTER your Giraffe Wild Encounter.
  • Ages 5 & up. Maximum group size 6 people.

***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a Wild Encounter

Penguin Wild Encounter
Price: $89.00
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Step onto the beach and help keepers deliver lunch to the penguins. You'll learn the best way to feed a hungry penguin and get details on the penguins' personalities.
  • Days: Fridays-Mondays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 2:00-2:30 PM.
  • Cost: $89 per person.
  • Ages 8 & up. Maximum group size 2 people.
  • Meet at the rock ledge between penguin and otter exhibits.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
**For Penguin VIP, no sandals permitted. Must wear closed toed shoes. Long pants recommended.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a Wild Encounter.

 
Gift Certificates
Gift Certificates make great gifts. They can be redeemed for admission, ride passes or memberships at any ticket booth or at Guest Services all year round.

We'll mail the Gift Certificate to the purchaser so it can be presented to the recipient.

$20 Gift Certificate
Price: $20.00
Great for purchasing a Ride Pass!

$50 Gift Certificate
Price: $50.00
Great for General Admission!

$79 Gift Certificate
Price: $79.00
Great for an Individual Membership purchase!

$99 Gift Certificate
Price: $99.00
Great for purchasing a Single Parent Membership!

$119 Gift Certificate
Price: $119.00
Great for purchasing a Family or Grandparent Membership!

$209 Gift Certificate
Price: $209.00
Great for purchasing a Basic Plus Membership!

 
DONATE
Yes! I am proud to support Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and its mission of connecting kids with animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care about the world around them.

Annual Fund
 
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Your gift to the annual fund will help support our mission of connecting kids with animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care. All donations are unrestricted and will be used to support general zoo operations.

$25 will feed our red pandas for a day
$50 will provide enrichment items for our lions
$100 will help send a child to summer camp
$250 will send our Zoomobile to 4 classrooms
$500 will provide veterinary care for our penguins

Journey to the Heart of the Zoo Campaign
 
Other Amount: $
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Help transform the zoo by supporting our new Journey to the Heart of the Zoo campaign. Gifts will help remodel our Monkey Island, build a new North American river otter exhibit, improve and widen pathways and more!

Make a Gift in Memory or Honor of a Loved One
 
Other Amount: $
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Gifts made in memory or honor of your loved one will leave a lasting impact by connecting kids with animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care about our amazing animals and the world around them.
 
Recognition Tile
A way to celebrate or memorialize the loved ones in your life!

4 x 4 (inch) Recognition Tile
Price: $1,000.00
If you are looking for a way to celebrate or memorialize your loved one, consider making a gift toward the purchase of a recognition tile. The tiles are located on the donor wall located in the Australian Adventure Promenade area, near the Z.O.&O. Train Station.

Your gift will support everything you love about the zoo, including operations, education programs, conservation efforts, exhibit enhancements, and amazing animal care.


The donation level to purchase a tile is $1,000. The tiles can be inscribed with a personalized message of up to 4 lines, with 14 characters per line (including spaces). Purchased tiles will remain intact until 2035 (minimum length). The Development Team will work with you to review and approve your tile message.

Valid:   AVAILABLE

 
Connecting kids and animals, strengthening families, inspiring people to care.