Posted on April 20, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2018?

Although it may be hard to believe, given this year's extended winter weather, the renowned Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens on Saturday, April 21. This is one of the most-anticipated spring events in the Fort, so let's take a look at what's new at the zoo for 2018.

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Posted on April 20, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2017?

When my girls were little, there were few more anticipated days than the opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo each year. Actually though, even now with teenagers, the zoo's opening day still sparks excitement. 

It's springtime: a beautiful season in Fort Wayne. Trees, flowers, and bulbs are blooming. There's a fresh smell in the air, and you can finally leave your winter coat at home. Whether you have toddlers, teens, or are enjoying your golden years -- or none of the above --  there's no better place to spend a spring day than at our zoo. 

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Posted on May 11, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Family Fun in Fort Wayne

So you're coming to Fort Wayne for a visit - any ideas on what you'll do for fun? Whether you're taking a break from visiting relatives or packing something in for the kids between business trips, Fort Wayne has something for every family need. Come check us out!

Maybe you're just interested

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Posted on April 08, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2016?

April 23 will be here soon -- and in Fort Wayne, that's the day the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens. I remember fondly the days when my three daughters were little. We had a zoo pass every year and enjoyed spending full days or even just an hour or two at the zoo.

New at the Zoo for 2016

Visitors are always excited to learn what is new at the zoo each season. Here are some new things to expect this year, in addition to all your old favorites.

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Posted on March 22, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Katie R.

MY 5 Can't Miss Things-To-Do in Fort Wayne

I'm a huge champion for Fort Wayne. Born and raised in the Summit City, I left briefly for college, but always knew I would, and wanted to, end up back home to grow my life. Fast forward a little and I am married, looking to buy a house to completely solidify my roots in town and work and participate in a growing and thriving community that makes me proud to call this city my home!

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Posted on April 07, 2015 at 8:01:00 am by Mallory C.

The FWCZ Opens for the Season April 25!

Each spring, both children and adults all around Northeast Indiana begin counting down until opening day at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. If you've never been, please allow me to tell you just how much you're missing...

I've been to the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Bronx Zoo and the

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Posted on March 25, 2015 at 5:01:00 am by Jasmine B.

FWCZ Presents Baby Sumatran Orangutan: Asmara

On every zoo trip when I was a child (and there were many... including well into my adulthood), my favorite, must-see-or-I-will-not-be-a-happy-camper animals to see were the monkeys and apes. Maybe it's because I believed I had a special connection with them, being playfully called a monkey

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Posted on October 17, 2014 at 10:00:40 am by Lauren C.

Enjoy "Merry, Not Scary" Wild Zoo Halloween

What's better than the zoo during a nice day in the summer? Give up? A one-of-a-kind experience in the fall! Enter Wild Zoo Halloween at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo! Giraffe PumpkinsIf you're looking for a low-cost and seasonal event to take your kids to, this is it. When you visit the zoo from noon to 5 ... More ›

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 6:00:18 am by Reesha H.

Zoo Closing Soon...Or Is it?

As Fall rolls in, virtually everything transforms. From all the kiddos headed back to school to the reemergence of "Pumpkin Spice" flavored everything, Autumn makes it's presence known quite boldly. While many of us relish this season that is a precursor to the reality of a Midwest Winter, ... More ›

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:00:38 am by Louisa D.

A Fall Farewell to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The shortening summer days blend into autumn so quickly - where did the summer go? Twin fountains in the Zoo's pond sparkle in the autumn sunlight. Fortunately, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is open until October 12, so there is plenty of time to enjoy the changing seasons in the crisp outdoors. The nice thing about visiting the Zoo in October is that ... More ›

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