EVENTS

Moon Gazing - March 24, 2018
Let’s take a closer look at the brightest and largest object in our night sky, the Moon, at our first Telescopes and Prairie Skies Star Party event on Saturday, March 24 from 8 - 10 p.m. The Omaha Astronomical Society will guide us on a Lunar Mission as we discover its mountains, plains and craters. We we will orbit through engaging and hands-on activities that include building a lunar lander and tasting astronaut ice cream.  

Star parties are held after dark at Wildlife Safari Park in the main parking lot. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $10 per person or $30 for a family of 4. Click here to register.
New Moon Phase - April 14, 2018
This is a new moon phase night, which means the moon will be located on the same side of the earth as the sun and will not be visible in the night sky. Join us on Saturday, April 14 from 8 - 10 p.m. for our Telescopes and Prairie Skies event to take a closer look and learn about other nighttime topics, such as bats, light pollution and astronomy as a whole.

Moon-free nights enable astronomers to look at deep-sky objects, such as galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. Our friends from Omaha Astronomical Society will join us in a telescope exploration of The Milky Way and Moon Phase Activities

Star parties are held after dark at Wildlife Safari Park in the main parking lot. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $10 per person or $30 for a family of 4. Click here to register.
Earth Day BioBlitz - April 22, 2018

A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members, work together to find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as possible.
 
Join us at Wildlife Safari Park on Sunday, April 22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for a few minutes or all day. Guests will have the chance to participate in mammal counting, butterfly netting, bug viewing and plant and tree discovering. Guests are also welcome to join us on April 21 for a BioBlitz Campout.

Event is free for Wildlife Safari Park members or with paid Wildlife Safari Park admission.

Beaks and Bills, Feathers and Quills - May 5, 2018
Bird Watch Kick off International Migratory Bird Month in Nebraska at Wildlife Safari Park on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Migrate with us on an interactive journey, which includes wetland bird watching, migration activities, raptor talks and fun with bird beaks. Event activities are free to Wildlife Safari Park members or with paid Wildlife Safari Park admission.
Croakers and the Creek - June 2, 2018

Leap on over to Wildlife Safari Park to learn about the amazing world of amphibians at Croakers and the Creek on Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Participate in froggy crafts and other educational activities. Learn about our Citizen Science Amphibian Conservation Education Project (ACEP) and how you can help. Test for Chytrid fungus, identify frog calls and discover what makes frogs go ribbit! Event activities are free to Wildlife Safari Park members or with paid Park admission.

Wildlife Safari Park's 20th Anniversary and Member Appreciation Days - June 9 - 10, 2018
Wildlife Safari ParkHelp us commemorate Wildlife Safari Park's 20th anniversary during Member Appreciation Days on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wildlife Safari Park admission hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be family friendly entertainment, activities, education stations, animal encounters, crafts, hiking and more.  Wildlife Safari Park members will receive a 30-percent discount on concessions and gift Shop merchandise on these dates, as well.
Girl Scouts' Globe at Night - July 13, 2018
You are invited to a Spirit of Nebraska Globe at Night-Citizen Science Event! “Think Like a Scientist” at Wildlife Safari Park on Friday, July 13 from 7 - 10 p.m. SciStarter and Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. are teaming up with Globe at Night to encourage girls to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). 

Come out and explore the night skies, focusing on constellations and raising your awareness of light pollution and how it impacts wildlife and humans. We will then measure and submit our night sky brightness observations to the International Globe at Night Citizen Science Campaign Project. This Girl Scout program is open to scout levels: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassadors and adults. Cost is $15 per person.  Scouts must have an adult chaperone with them. 

Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.
Going Buggy - August 4, 2018
GoinBuggy

They creep and crawl, dangle and fly. Come discover what else bugs can do on Saturday, August 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wildlife Safari Park. Fly over to Wolf Canyon to check out bug displays, learn about the important role in nature that bugs play and participate in buggy crafts. Before leaving the area, be sure to explore and see what type of creepy crawlies you can find on your own! Event activities are free to Wildlife Safari Park members or with paid Wildlife Safari Park admission.

Sounds of Fall - September 2, 2018
Sounds of Fall

Come hear the unique and majestic bugle of the Wildlife Safari Park Elk during Fall Rut Season. Come learn why they make these bugles, barks, cheeps, grunts and more during Sounds of Fall on Saturday, September 2 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Also discover ways to identify other animals by their sounds, tracks, and scat they leave behind. Enjoy touching and feeling animal artifacts, participating in crafts and other special activities at Wolf Canyon. 

Event activities are free to Wildlife Safari Park members or with paid Wildlife Safari Park admission.