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MaskZOOrade
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  • What: MaskZOOrade
  • Where: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo 3411 Sherman Boulevard, FT Wayne, IN 46808
  • When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017; 7pm-11pm

MaskZOOrade Admission
Price: $50.00

Join us for the zoo's newest fundraising event! MaskZOOrade gives guests 21 and older the unique opportunity to have a "spooktacular" time while supporting the zoo. The event will feature music, a haunted train silent auction, photo booth, themed appetizers, and cocktails as guests enjoy the zoo at night! Ticket price is $50.

Costumes are Encouraged!


This is a 21 year and older event.
Age Group
Session MaskZOOrade 2017: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 7:00PM - 11:00PM   AVAILABLE

 
Basic Memberships
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 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); Free stroller rental; and Free one-time admission to the Wild Zoo Halloween.

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.

 
Family Wild Nights

Sleep with the Sharks Family Night
 
You and your family will sleep in the aquarium gallery. Ages 5 & Up.

Sleep Under the Stars Family Night
 
Sleep Under the Stars Family Night

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 adults.

 
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
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 invitations to exclusive Supporting Member events; acknowledgement in Zoo to You magazine and a Tax Deduction for a portion of your Membership fee.

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.

King of 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.

 
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)
 
Wild Zoo Halloween
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The Wild Zoo Halloween is the area's number 1 family-friendly Halloween event. The zoo is transformed with pumpkins, themed decorations, and candy.
Dates are October 13-15, 20-22, & 27-29 Hours are: 12:00-5:00pm

Wild Zoo Halloween Admission
Price: $5.00
Ticket is good for one admission to Wild Zoo Halloween. Admission only.

Wild Zoo Halloween Admission/Treat
Price: $9.00
Ticket is good for one admission/treat to Wild Zoo Halloween. Admission/Treat only.

Wild Zoo Halloween Baby Treat Ticket
Price: $4.00
Ticket is good for one baby admission/treat to Wild Zoo Halloween. Free Admission and $4 Treat
 
Add a $5 donation to your order, Today!

Add a $5 donation, Today!
 
Other Amount: $
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.
 
VIP Experiences

Orangutan VIP Experience
Price: $99.00


Get nose to nose with our orangutans, including one-year-old Asmara, during a feeding and training session. Watch as keepers deliver fruits and veggies to the apes and demonstrate training behaviors from behind the scenes
  • Days: Thursdays-Sundays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:00-1:30 PM.
  • Cost: $99 per person.
  • Ages 8 & up. Maximum group size 4 people.
  • Meet at Orangutan Gallery - at 'Employees Only' 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 VIP Experience ticket.

Stingray VIP Experience
Price: $39.00


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 entrance door in the Australian Adventure.
  • 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 VIP Experience ticket.

Giraffe VIP Experience
Price: $79.00

Your adventure begins behind the scenes in the giraffe barn, where you'll help keepers create special feeders for the zoo's tallest residents, then watch as the treats you made are gobbled up! You'll find out just how tall giraffes are when you stand toe to toe with these gentle giants as they munch tasty snacks from your hand.
  • Days: Fridays-Mondays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:30 PM.
  • Cost: $79 per person.
  • Ages 5 & up. Maximum group size 6 people.
  • Meet at the Giraffe Feeding Platform in the African Journey.
  • 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 VIP Experience ticket.

Penguin VIP Experience
Price: $89.00

Find yourself among the flock as you step onto the penguins' beach and help keepers deliver lunch to the penguins. You'll learn the best way to feed fish to a hungry penguin as keepers share all the details of 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 puchased a VIP Experience ticket.

Marriage Proposal VIP Package
Price: $59.00

Pop the question during our weekly Dive Chats with a little help from our SCUBA diver! It will be a moment you will never forget.
  • Days: Wednesdays and Thursdays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:30-1:50 PM.
  • Cost: $59.
  • Meet at The Reef Gallery in the Australian Adventure.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.

 
Animal Adoptions
By adopting an animal at the Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo, you help us provide healthy food, exceptional care, and veterinary care for your animal. Perfect for individuals, groups, or as a unique gift!

Choose from our classic or featured adoption package.

Adopt an Animal Featured
Price: $50.00
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Featured Adoptions


Our featured adoptions are the Lion, Sheep, Tasmanian Devil, Reticulated Giraffe, Radiated Tortoise, Zebra, Goat, and the Sea Lion.

Your purchase will include:
  • Plush animal
  • Personalized wallet card
  • Photo of the specified animal
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Fact sheet about your animal
  • Letter from the Zoo Director
$40 of your adoption fee is tax deductible.The adoption package will be sent in the mail to the gift recipient within 1 business day of receiving the order.

Adopt an Animal Classic
Price: $35.00
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Classic Animal Adoption

Animals currently available for adoption are Black-footed Penguin, Komodo Dragon, Lion, Orangutan, Red Panda Reticulated Giraffe, Ring- tailed Lemur, Sting Ray, 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
  • Recognition on the zoo's website
Your entire $35 adoption fee is tax-deductible. All materials for your Classic Adoption will be e-mailed for downloading and printing.

 
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
 
Other Amount: $
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 Safari Camp
$250 will send our Zoo Mobile to 4 classrooms
$500 will provide veterinary care to our penguins

Journey to the Heart of the Zoo Campaign
 
Other Amount: $
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 of a Loved One
 
Other Amount: $
Gifts made in memory 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