Activities and Shows

Bookworms Reading Program

Join local celebrities or Zoo Educators for a free story time and animal encounter.

    Saturdays at 1 p.m.
    Location: KELOLAND Education Center at the Great Plains Zoo
    Cost: Free with Zoo admission.

Creature Features

Meet some of our Education animals at these daily encounters, presented by our Junior Zookeepers!

   Daily: 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Giraffe Feedings

Looking for a one-of-a-kind experience? Feed a Giraffe at the Zoo! Giraffe feedings are available on weekends throughout the summer.

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. (weather permitted)
    Cost: $5 per bunch

Watch A Zookeeper Feed an Animal

Watch a Zookeeper feed a Primate or a Penguin at our daily animal feedings.

    Daily at 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. (no feedings on Thursdays)

Zookeeper Chats

Learn more about your favorite animals and meet some of the people who take care of the animals during daily Zookeeper Chats.

  Sunday Monday Tuesdays Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11:30 a.m. Amur Tigers   Black Bears Anteater Komodo Dragon Black Rhinos Brown Bear
3:00 p.m. Komodo Dragon Black Rhinos Snow Monkeys   Galapagos Tortoise Red Pandas Snow Monkeys