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10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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The Milwaukee County Zoo is considered among the finest in the country. It is situated on 200 wooded acres and is home to approximately 2,500 animals, representing 300 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and invertebrates.

The Milwaukee County Zoo hosts more than 20 special events each year including celebrations at Easter, Halloween and the holiday season.

Open 365 days a year, the Zoo is not be be missed, it's the wildest place in town!
 
Upcoming events

Sept. 11, 2016
Ride on the Wild Side

Registration begins at 7 a.m.; staggered rider departure begins at 8 a.m. Milwaukee County Zoo & neighboring trails Register online by Sept. 9. Cost: See below. Reduced member pricing available. With its hills, winding paths and beautiful setting, the Milwaukee County Zoo is a great place to ride your bike. At the Zoological Society of Milwaukee's annual bike ride fundraiser, you can do just that. Kids can cruise in the Critter Caravan, a special 2.5-mile kids' route through the Zoo. Their favorite plush-toy animal friends can tag along in a bike basket or backpack. Seasoned riders with a passion for pedaling can choose one of the distance routes (10- to 20-mile+ rides), sponsored by Mallery & Zimmerman, S.C., that start at the Zoo and continue north along the Menomonee River Parkway and the Oak Leaf Trail. Kids can enjoy a post-ride snack, make some crafts and get a temporary tattoo in the Kids 'n Critters Corral, sponsored by Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C. After the ride, all participants can enjoy lunch. Rides start at 8 and 8:15 a.m. The registration fee includes entry to the Zoo and parking, a continental breakfast, lunch and a long-sleeve T-shirt. Remember to bring your bike helmet! Last year's event raised more than $26,000 for the Zoological Society and its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo. More route information to come soon! Registration fee includes: Entry into Zoo Parking Long-sleeved T-shirt Continental breakfast and buffet lunch Crafts and activities for children Wearing a helmet is mandatory to participate in this event. Registration Fees Zoological Society Member Non-Member Day of Ride Adult (14 & over) $35 $40 $45 Child (13 & under)* $12 $15 $20 Family of 4** $85 $100 XX * No one under 18 is admitted without an adult. ** Family of 4 is defined as 2 adults and 2 children

Sept. 29, 2016
Zoo Brew

Regular tickets: $50 Zoological Society members & guests*; $60 non-members; $20 designated drivers. VIP tickets**: $60 Zoological Society members & guests*; $70 non-members; $30 designated drivers. In its seventh year, Zoo Brew is a fun way to sample new brews, try new foods, meet new people and support the ZSM's 2016-'17 annual appeal. From the micro to the macro, guests can sample beers from a wide variety of brewers. You must be at least 21 years old to attend. Online reservations will be accepted through Sept. 28, 2016, and walk-ins will be accepted unless the event fills prior to that date. For additional information, contact Nicole at 414-258-2333, ext. 216.

Oct. 2, 2016
LUNG FORCE Walk

Welcome to LUNG FORCE Walk - Milwaukee, WI Join us as we raise awareness and funds to fight against lung cancer and for lung health. Together, we are a FORCE to be reckoned with. Did you know? •Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer in America, and most people aren’t aware. •Anyone can get it — if you have lungs, you can get lung cancer, and it’s on the rise in women. •More than 33 million Americans suffer from asthma, COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis), and other lung diseases. By joining our LUNG FORCE Walk and raising funds, you can help make a difference in lives that desperately need it. Register today! Now is the time to raise our voices against lung cancer—and for lung health. With your participation and help, our LUNG FORCE Walk will make a difference in lives that desperately need it. Register today, because now is the time to raise our voices against lung cancer—and for lung health.

 
 


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