Orchid Escape Exhibit

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, United States

Escape the cold and journey to South America! This six week-long exhibit hosts hundreds of artistically displayed orchids for all to see. Orchid Escape is free with general admission and is located in the beautiful Amazonia where it’s a perfect 75 degrees year-round! Orchid Escape is included with general admission and is free to active […]

Party for the Planet

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, United States

Presented by: CenterPoint Energy Earth Day Art Contest Spring into action! Express yourself for Earth Day in this unique art contest! Create a work of art with recyclable elements that demonstrates your individual perspective of our Earth and its plants, animals, water, soil, sky, or people. How do you see your Earth? Entries will be […]

Members Only Preview – Bloomin’ Zoo Plant Sale

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, United States

The Bloomin’ Zoo Plant sale kicks off with the members-only preview! This once-a-year sale features many exotic plants making the perfect gift or addition to your home garden. As a member, you get exclusive first pick of your favorite plants before the sale opens up to the public! This after-hours event is for MEMBERS ONLY!Not […]

Bloomin’ Zoo Plant Sale

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, United States

The unusual is the usual at the Bloomin’ Zoo Plant Sale. The Mesker Park Zoo Botanics Department has been busy growing and preparing unique items that will be available for purchase during the festival. Among the offerings are tropical bedding plants, unusual perennials (including butterfly attracting plants), trees, shrubs, orchids, and ornamental grasses. Included in […]

Zoo Brew!

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, United States

TICKET INFORMATION COMING SOON! Guest 21 and over are invited to the Zoo for an after-hours, wildly popular event featuring tastings of wine and craft beers! Food trucks will be available, so bring cash. There will be live music, large scale yard games, arcade games (Thanks to Arcademie), and hangout areas. Take a ride on the wildlife […]

Animal Enrichment Family Fun Day

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, United States

Join us for a day filled with Enrichment, games, and animals! Animal Enrichment Family Fun day is the best day of the year to come to do the Zoo and learn all there is to know about enrichment.Learn how enrichment differs from animal to animal. Discover how these techniques create healthy happy animals. Experience great […]

Vintage Vines

Evansville Country Club 3810 Stringtown Rd., Evansville, Indiana, United States

Evansville Country Club More information coming soon! Join Evansville’s Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden and Fifth Third Bank at the annual Vintage Vines black tie event. This evening to remember will feature wine with a multi-course gourmet dinner followed by a live auction featuring rare bourbon, experiences, zoo encounters, and more! Proceeds from this […]

Boo at the Zoo

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s annual event for family Halloween fun! Live entertainment, décor, trick or treating, magic show, animal encounters, nightly costume contest, and more!WHEN: Oct. 11,12 | 18,19 | 25,26 | Two Sessions each night: 5pm - 6:30pm & 6:30 - 8pm Tickets can ONLY be purchased online (Starting September 11th). Tickets can […]

Boo at the Zoo

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s annual event for family Halloween fun! Live entertainment, décor, trick or treating, magic show, animal encounters, nightly costume contest, and more!WHEN: Oct. 11,12 | 18,19 | 25,26 | Two Sessions each night: 5pm - 6:30pm & 6:30 - 8pm Tickets can ONLY be purchased online (Starting September 11th). Tickets can […]

Boo at the Zoo

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s annual event for family Halloween fun! Live entertainment, décor, trick or treating, magic show, animal encounters, nightly costume contest, and more!WHEN: Oct. 11,12 | 18,19 | 25,26 | Two Sessions each night: 5pm - 6:30pm & 6:30 - 8pm Tickets can ONLY be purchased online (Starting September 11th). Tickets can […]