An animal-lover's paradise, the Detroit Zoo is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. Major exhibits include the Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden.
Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Zoo
Dates 09/11/2016 - 09/11/2016
Hours 5K at 8 a.m., 10K at 9 a.m.http://detroitzoo.org/Events/run-wild
Sponsored by Ford Motor Company, the event includes a 5K run, 10K run, Too Wild! 5K + 10K combo and noncompetitive 1.5-mile fun walk. Runners in the 5K and 10K events will start at the Zoo's 10 Mile Road ... read more
Wild Summer Nights, Detroit Zoo
Dates 07/06/2016 - 08/31/2016
Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesdayshttp://detroitzoo.org
The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Concerts take place in the Zoo's Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wild ... read more
Senior Day | FREE Zoo Admission, Detroit Zoo
Dates 09/07/2016 - 09/07/2016
Hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m.http://detroitzoo.org
Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 7. Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver will receive free admission, ... read more
Bundle up for the Plymouth Ice Festival in January because there are many detailed ice sculptures to admire.