Mesker Park Zoo & Botanical Gardens announces upcoming events

Catch the WARM FUZZY FEELS this January at the Zoo’s Teddy Bear Clinic!

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s Vet Department will be on call
Sunday, January 20th, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM to perform a check-up on
your favorite stuffed animal or teddy bear! After their check-up, the
animal will receive a certificate of good health signed by our Zoo
Veterinarian. The Teddy Bear Clinic is known as the “most adorable”
event at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, and is FREE with Zoo
admission! Registration is not required.

Journey to South America in February at Orchid Escape!

Escape the cold and journey to South America at Mesker Park Zoo &
Botanic Garden! Be the first to stroll through Orchid Escape, a tropical
jungle filled with blooming orchids, waterfalls, and exotic animals.
Guests to the Opening Night Party will enjoy the tastes of South Americanfare, music, art demonstrations, and docents sharing interesting tidbits
about our plants and animals. Tickets for the event are $60 per person
and include heavy appetizers, dessert, and two complimentary beveragesof your choice. Cash bar will be also available. Attendees can further
support the Zoo by bidding on Silent Auction items such as one of a kind
art pieces, jewelry, and more! Orchids and zoo merchandise will also be
available for purchase. Event sponsorships are available and silent
auction items are requested. Contact Hope Mills, Events &
Communications Coordinator at
Must be 21 and over. Proceeds from this event directly support the Zoo’s
mission and conservation efforts.