Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wednesday nights

Get ready to make unforgettable memories during Wild Wednesday Nights at Great Plains Zoo!

Join us every Wednesday this summer from June 5 through August 7, for two EXTRA hours of zoo fun! Experience special activities like giraffe feedings, mini-horse walks, yard games, and more. Plus, don't forget to treat yourself to a snack or adult beverage from our gift shop.

Whether you're looking for family fun, a unique date night, or just a midweek escape, Wild Wednesdays have something for everyone!

2024 Themes & Special Guests

June 5

All About Bears featuring Teddy Bear Clinic (3 - 7 pm)

June 12

Splish Splash Splashpad Party with special guest, Phil Baker (5:30 - 6 pm)

June 19

Pollinator Power - Pollinator Crafts in the Picnic Shelter

June 26

No Wild Wednesday as we prepare for Zoofari

July 3

Monkeying Around with juggling performance by Joey Colombi (5:30 - 6 pm)

July 10

Lizards, Snakes, & Scales with Face Painting station (5 - 7 pm)

July 17

All the Winged Things - Guided birding walks with Education Director, Leigh Spencer (5 pm & 6 pm)

July 24

Let's Roar!

July 31

Meet the Roos with a magical performance by Spellbound Entertainment (5:30 - 6 pm)

August 7

Giraffe Tall Tales - South Dakota Aerial & Arts performance (5:45 - 6:30 pm)

All Events