Special Events

The Lincoln Park Zoo holds a variety of special events thought out the year including our Easter Eggstravaganza Event, Moo at the Zoo, Intergenerational Day, Halloween Zoo Boo and Lights in Lincoln Park.  Check out the links to the left for detailed information on special events and activities at the Lincoln Park Zoo.   The BEST. LITTLE. ZOO.

​Halloween ZOO BOO
Saturday, October 27th 1pm - 4pm

Trick-or-treat surprises’ for the zoo animals plus games and activities for kids.  Refreshments and food will be available for purchase during this howling good time [supplied by HP Enterprises].    Entrance fees are $1.00 per child ages 14 and under.  

Lights in Lincoln Park ~ Capture the Wonder!
November 23 - December 15th | Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 5pm-8pm
December 20-29th | Every Night | 5pm-8pm
Mark your calendars for this year's dazzling light show at Lincoln Park.
Visit Santa every Friday Night in Cabin 1 and enjoy free hot cocoa and cookies while you visit!
Cost: $5 per car  (
All proceeds benefit the zoo educational programs and enhancements)

Lights in Lincoln Park 1 or 2 mile Walk/Run
​Sunday, December 30th at 5pm   

Cost: $15 per person (*includes 1 hat)  | $30 per family (*includes 2 hats) *while supplies last.
Register in person at the Manitowoc Recreation Department, 3330 Custer Street, between the hours of 8a-4p Monday-Friday. 
Accepted forms of payment are cash or check only.
All funds raised will be used for Lincoln Park Zoo improvements. We thank you for your support.