City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation • 115 E. Washington St. • Bloomington, IL 61701 • 309-434-2260 •

Welcome to Miller Park Zoo!

Upcoming Events!

Below are upcoming Zoo events. Click here for a month-at-a-glance calendar of events.

Star Wars Day at the Zoo
Saturday, 5/6/2017
Are you big into the Star Wars Movies? If you are, your family will not want to miss this event. Come and experience an event planned around the Star Wars series. Free with Zoo ... [more]

Endangered Species Day
Saturday, 5/20/2017
Started by United States Senate proclamation, Endangered Species Day encourages people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered animals and what actions can be take to help preserve the future of these species. The Zoo will celebrate this day with Zookeeper talks every half hour on endangered species at the Miller Park ... [more]

MPZ 2nd Annual Delta Airlines/Miller Park Zoo Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, 6/4/2017
2nd Annual Delta Airlines/Miller Park Zoo Scavenger Hunt. June 4th 12-3. Family Four Pack $35 if purchased in advance $40 at the door. Includes admission, lunch, scavenger hunt, and door prizes) Individual Price $11 for adults and $9 for children. Zoo members are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Contact Anthony Nelson to register at or ... [more]

MPZ's Birthday
Saturday, 6/10/2017
ZOO’S BIRTHDAY- JUNE 10TH 12-3 Activities throughout the zoo to celebrate the zoo’s Birthday! We will have crafts, vendors and food to ... [more]

MPZ Parent's Night Out
Friday, 7/7/2017
PARENT’S NIGHT OUT- JULY 7TH 5:30-9:30 Drop your kids off and enjoy a night on the town. A pizza dinner, crafts, games and activities will be provided. Kids between 4-12 years old and must be potty trained. $17 for the first child, $15 for additional siblings. Zoo members $15 for first child and $12 each additional child. Maximum of 30 children so e-mail to ... [more]

MPZ Zookeeper Olympics
Saturday, 7/22/2017
ZOOKEPER OLYMPICS- JULY 22ND 12-3 Compete with other Zoo guests in Zookeeper themed contests. See how fast you can change into your gear to go feed the flamingos, get the diets ready for the birds in the rainforest, move the ping-pong ball through the course using just a water hose and many other contests throughout the day. Watch our keepers compete for the title of best keeper team in our 1st Annual Zookeeper Olympics. ... [more]


To register for events call (309) 434-2260, or go to the 24-hour internet registration system at and follow the directions on the start page. Use the same Client Barcode and Family PIN that you use for RecLine. If you do not have an account with us yet, phone the Recreation office at (309) 434-2260. Since all registrations must be paid for before they are completed, you will also need a valid VISA or MasterCard.

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