Party for the Planet

Help us #SpringIntoAction with The Association of Zoos and Aquariums and give back to the Earth this spring season!


April 17 | 5AM – 9AM | Midwest Annual Crane Count

Every year there is a midwest crane count, a citizen science initiative to count as many cranes as possible. Join us for the Midwest Annual Crane Count throughout Racine and Kenosha Counties. Email to RSVP or for more information!


April 18 – April 24 | 10AM – 4PM | Upcycle Drive

We have partnered with USAgain to collect clothes, shoes, handbags, beddings, linens, and cell phones to be donated and recycled during the day at Racine Zoo.


April 22 | 9AM – 12PM | Garlic Mustard Pull at Colonial Park

To show our mother Earth how much we appreciate her, the Racine Zoo will be helping Weed Out! Racine with an invasive Garlic Mustard Pull on Earth Day. Email to RSVP or for more information!


April 24 | 8AM – 10AM | FREE Drive-Through Party Packs

Grab a FREE Party Pack with purple-coneflower starters and reusable goodies at the corner of Goold St. and Michigan Blvd.


April 24 | 10M – 4PM | Giveaways, Crafts, and Games

Enjoy fun giveaways, crafts, and games at Racine Zoo all day long. FREE with admission to the Zoo!


April 25 | 10AM – 12PM | Beach Clean Up at Zoo Beach

Help keep Lake Michigan beautiful! Join Racine Zoo staff and volunteers for a beach clean up. As part of a partnership with the Alliance for the Great Lakes, the Zoo will be removing trash from Zoo Beach, and reporting their findings as part of a citizen science research project. If you’d like to join us, email or to adopt-a-beach of your own visit