• giraffe
  • cockatoo
  • rhino
  • skink
  • lemur

Events

Frogwatch Training

Date:
January 26, 2019
Time:
10:00am-11:00am
Details:

Join the growing number of Citizen Scientists, learning how to count frogs by learning their calls. Over the course of training we will teach you how to identify different frogs and toads, where and how to listen for them and how to report what you heard. Learn about these fascinating amphibians and help make a difference in the world around you! Registration is Required.

Age Restriction:
Recommended for 14
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call 681-3559 to register.

Romance at the Zoo

Date:
February 9, 2019
Time:
2:00-3:30pm
Details:

Join us as we look at the complicated, beautiful and sometimes bizarre courtship rituals of the animal kingdom. From videos to meeting animals up close, this will give you a whole new perspective on relationships!

Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

Per-Person Cost:
$15
Age Restriction:
18 and up
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Call 681-3559

2-for-1 Day at the Zoo and PlayHouse

Date:
March 14, 2019
Details:

Learn about butterflies and spiders at both Peoria Zoo AND the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum!
Purchase admission to one facility and receive FREE admission to the other facility on the same day.

VALID Thursday, 14 March 2019 ONLY!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

Behind the Scenes Tour

Date:
May 11, 2019
Time:
9:00 - 10:00 am
Details:

How much do rhinos weigh? Where do giraffes sleep? All this and more will be answered during our behind the scenes tours. This hour long tour will take you into areas the public doesn’t normally get to see, you can learn more about the animals and how we care for them. Offered Saturday May 11th, June 8th, August 10th and Sept 14th.

Per-Person Cost:
$26/person
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

please call 309-681-3559