Party for the Planet

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

This event features fun and educational activities to raise awareness about conservation, sustainable living, and protecting our Earth and its inhabitants for future generations. Party for the Planet is the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America with over 100 participating AZA accredited zoos and aquariums. We’ll have stations setup throughout the Zoo with […]

Orchid Escape

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

Escape the cold and journey to South America! This six week-long exhibit hosts hundreds of artistically displayed orchids for all to see. Orchid Escape is free with general admission and is located in the beautiful Amazonia where it's a perfect 75 degrees year-round!

Orchid Escape Preview Party 2022

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

Escape the Cold and Journey to South America Join Us for the 12th Annual Orchid Escape Opening Nightat Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden This exclusive opening night party welcomes guests to enjoy tastes of South American fare and drinks, art demonstrations, silent auction and the opportunity to learn more about the unique plants and […]

$75

Teddy Bear Clinic

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

Kids can bring in their stuffed animals to our zoo doctor to do a “check up” and receive a certificate of health for the animal. A fun way to learn more about animals and meet an expert in animal health.

Free
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Cocoa with Santa – 2021

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

December 4th & 5th  8:15a—9:45a | 10:15a—11:45a Children (2-5) | $7.00 Zoo Members (6+) | $15.00 Non-members (6+) | $18.00 Enjoy hot cocoa with your family and friends while Santa shares a story from the North Pole! Children will receive treats and a take home holiday craft. Guests will also enjoy an exclusive Penguins of […]

Recurring

Cocoa with Santa – 2021

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

December 4th & 5th  8:15a—9:45a | 10:15a—11:45a Children (2-5) | $7.00 Zoo Members (6+) | $15.00 Non-members (6+) | $18.00 Enjoy hot cocoa with your family and friends while Santa shares a story from the North Pole! Children will receive treats and a take home holiday craft. Guests will also enjoy an exclusive Penguins of […]

Recurring

Cocoa with Santa – 2021

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

December 4th & 5th  8:15a—9:45a | 10:15a—11:45a Children (2-5) | $7.00 Zoo Members (6+) | $15.00 Non-members (6+) | $18.00 Enjoy hot cocoa with your family and friends while Santa shares a story from the North Pole! Children will receive treats and a take home holiday craft. Guests will also enjoy an exclusive Penguins of […]

Recurring

Cocoa with Santa – 2021

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN

December 4th & 5th  8:15a—9:45a | 10:15a—11:45a Children (2-5) | $7.00 Zoo Members (6+) | $15.00 Non-members (6+) | $18.00 Enjoy hot cocoa with your family and friends while Santa shares a story from the North Pole! Children will receive treats and a take home holiday craft. Guests will also enjoy an exclusive Penguins of […]