Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden

Forging Connections Between People and the Natural World Situated on 45-scenic acres of rolling hills on Evansville’s northwest side, our  Zoo is home to over 700 animals from around the globe.  While visiting, you will navigate the Zoo’s geographically grouped and themed regions including South America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.  Throughout the Zoo, […]

Boo at the Zoo

Mesker Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo is taking place October 16th through 18th and October 23rd through 25th, from 5-8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3-6 p.m. on Sundays.  It’s Halloween fun for the entire family!  This year’s event will feature live entertainment, trick or treating, a haymaze, and much more!! Tickets are […]

Orchid Escape

Come out to Mesker Park Zoo and enjoy a tropical escape with the Orchid Escape exhibit, taking place from February 7th through March 15th.  Orchid Experts will be on hand to answer questions and visitors will experience hundreds of blooming orchids, among other rainforest plants, inside Amazonia! Orchid Escape is free with zoo admission.  Hours […]