Zoo Special Events

We host a variety of community events each year including Party for the Planet in April, Wine in the Wild in June, Water Safari and Brew at the Zoo in September, and SPOOKtacular in October. We also have several special discounted admission days throughout the year including Mother's Day, Father's Day, Military Appreciation Day and Grandparents Day.

Check out our calendar of upcoming events to stay up to date and learn more about some of our major events below!

Party for the Planet: April 20, 2024

Join us for an Earth Day celebration of our wonderful planet as we provide conservation education and all sorts of fun outdoor activities. 

Wine in the Wild: June 1, 2024

Stroll the Zoo's trails, sampling a variety of wines and food while enjoying live music and the Zoo's wild animal residents at this annual fundraiser. Host by the Friends of Sunset Zoo. 

Summer Celebration presented by Cox Communications: July 13, 2024 

Water Safari & Water Matters Day: August 3, 2024

A collaboration with the Konza Rotary to bring water play and education surrounding water conservation. 

Brew at the Zoo: September 27, 2024

Enjoy beer samples and awesome food while exploring Sunset Zoo, all to benefit the Friends of Sunset Zoo's Conservation Team. It's a fun way to save wildlife! 

SPOOKtacular: October 25-27, 2024

Trick-or-treat among the animals at this annual family-friendly Halloween event. 

Santa's Luminary Trail: November 30-December 1, 2024

Join Sunset Zoo as we celebrate the holiday season with a family-friendly lighted luminary walk, arts and crafts, storytelling, and SANTA!