Event Extras

Hosting an event at the Zoo in one of our rental venues? Consider enhancing your event with a face painting or live animal roamer program, designed to compliment Zoo educational programs and facility rentals.

Booking Information


Two weeks advance notice required. To book a face painting or live animal roamer program, mention your interest during the event rental process email us or call 785-587-2737.

Live Animal Experience Programs


Hosting an event at the Zoo or bringing a group out for a tour of the animal exhibit trails? A live animal roamer program makes the perfect, wild addition. Animal roamer programs are available on-site at the Zoo only.

Fees & What's Included


$100 per one hour program featuring our Wild Wonders Room with up to six animal experience options. During the hour long program, trained Zoo staff will be in the Wild Wonders Room at your gathering and highlight up to six animal ambassadors including, but not limited to: chinchillas, a variety of snakes and lizards, Indian star tortoises, ornate box turtles, ferrets and more! Animals are selected by Zoo staff at time of program based on current care and feeding needs.

Interested in the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors Visiting Your Group? Considering booking a Zoo Ambassador Program; a 30 to 45 minute, educational program featuring our animal ambassadors. Or check out additional ways we can bring the Zoo to you, including customized programming tailored to your group's needs.