Events

Check out the Special Events that Rolling Hills Zoo Has for You!

If you have any questions regarding any of Rolling Hills Zoo's special events, contact Kris Bell, our Special Events & Group Sales Manager, at 785-827-9488 ext. 114 or email kris@rollinghillszoo.org.

Sunflower Summer

Now thru August 11th!

Thanks to the Sunflower Summer Program, families can visit 200+ venues FOR FREE!

Toddler Tuesday

1st Tues. of Each Month & Every Tues. in June & July

This fun, educational experience is geared toward toddlers, ages 1-5, but all ages welcome!

Summer Camps for Kids

June 4 - July 19

Summer Camps for children ages 4-7 & 8-12, plus we have Junior Zoo Keeper 4-day camp for ages 12-15.

Safari Breakfast • Highland Cow

August 3, 2024

Enjoy breakfast and a sneak peek at the animals starting their day, followed by a Keeper presentation & Q&A! Advanced registration required.

Run for the Hills 5K & FUN RUN

August 10, 2024

Get your running shoes on and get ready to Run for the Hills! Participate in our 5K & FUN Run! One or BOTH runs for one price!

Back to School Blast

August 10, 2024

HALF-PRICE Admission for ALL! Bounce house, water slide bounce house & so much MORE FUN!

Twilight Safari • Aug 16

August 16, 2024

An exciting evening with a night walk thru the Zoo & Museum, an Animal Encounter, & hot dogs & s'mores by the fire!

Zoo Brew Craft Fest

August 24, 2024

Unlimited beer tastings, food, cash bar, live music, boozy sno-cones & MORE!

Toddler Tuesday • Sept 3

September 3, 2024

1st Tues. of each month + every Tues. in June & July at 10 am. This fun experience is geared toward toddlers, ages 1-5, but all ages welcome!

Senior Wednesdays • Sept 4

September 4, 2024

1/2 Price Admission & FREE coffee and donuts for Seniors 65+ every Wednesday in September!

Senior Wednesdays • Sept 11

September 11, 2024

1/2 Price Admission & FREE coffee and donuts for Seniors 65+ every Wednesday in September!

Public Safety Appreciation & Armed Forces Day • Sept. 14

September 14, 2024

We're showing gratitude for those who serve our community & our nation with FREE admission for them & their families, Sept. 14 & 15.

Public Safety Appreciation & Armed Forces Day • Sept. 15

September 15, 2024

We're showing gratitude for those who serve our community & our nation with FREE admission for them & their families, Sept. 14 & 15.

Senior Wednesdays • Sept 18

September 18, 2024

1/2 Price Admission & FREE coffee and donuts for Seniors 65+ every Wednesday in September!

Senior Wednesdays • Sept 25

September 25, 2024

1/2 Price Admission & FREE coffee and donuts for Seniors 65+ every Wednesday in September!

Twilight Safari • Sept 27

September 27, 2024

An exciting evening with a night walk thru the Zoo & Museum, an Animal Encounter, & hot dogs & s'mores by the fire!

Toddler Tuesday • Oct 1

October 1, 2024

1st Tues. of each month + every Tues. in June & July at 10 am. This fun experience is geared toward toddlers, ages 1-5, but all ages welcome!

Wild About Crafts: Sip & Sell Craft Fair

October 5, 2024

Join us for our annual Sip & Sell Craft Fair! Shop for handmade & homemade goods while enjoying drinks & food!

Pumpkin PaZOOla

October 12, 2024

HALF-price admission & FREE pumpkin for kids 12 & under w/paid adult*, plus FALL FUN for all at the Zoo!

Twilight Safari • Oct 25

October 25, 2024

An exciting evening with a night walk thru the Zoo & Museum, an Animal Encounter, & hot dogs & s'mores by the fire!

Lights Out in the Museum • Nov 2

November 2, 2024

Exciting lights out, guided flashlight tour adventure in the museum - during the day!

Lights Out in the Museum • Nov 3

November 3, 2024

Exciting lights out, guided flashlight tour adventure in the museum - during the day!

Toddler Tuesday • Nov 5

November 5, 2024

1st Tues. of each month + every Tues. in June & July at 10 am. This fun experience is geared toward toddlers, ages 1-5, but all ages welcome!

Toddler Tuesday • Dec 3

December 3, 2024

1st Tues. of each month + every Tues. in June & July at 10 am. This fun experience is geared toward toddlers, ages 1-5, but all ages welcome!

Cookies With Santa

December 8, 2024

At this festive annual RHZ tradition, children will get to decorate their own giant cookie, enjoy a story, and take a photo and meet Santa.