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  1. Water Safari & Kids Free Day, presented by Murdock Manhattan

    August 2, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
    2333 Oak Street
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Cool off in the wild of Sunset Zoo; family-friendly activities from Noon to 4:30pm. Kids visit free with a paid adult admission from 9:30am to 5:00pm. Photo by Michael Marish.

  2. Friends of Sunset Zoo's Day at Manhattan Buffalo Wild Wings

    August 9, 11:00 AM @ Buffalo Wild Wings (in the 'Ville)
    1231 Moro Street
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Eat at Manhattan' B-Dubs restaurant on Saturday, August 9 and Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% of all pre-taxed food sales to the Friends of Sunset Zoo's Conservation Team.

  3. Mercy's Wild Run at Sunset Zoo

    August 16, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
    2333 Oak Street
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Join Mercy Regional Health Center for their annual Wild Run.

  4. Brew at the Zoo, hosted by Friends of Sunset Zoo

    August 22, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
    2333 Oak Street
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Enjoy hand-crafted samples at this annual fundraiser benefiting Sunset Zoo and its wildlife conservation efforts. Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  5. Wildcat Week

    August 31, 9:30 AM - September 6, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo
    2333 Oak Street
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    KSU faculty, staff and students receive half-price admission all week. Kick off the start of another Wildcat football season with a visit to see Manhattan's real WILDcats! Photo by Al Henry.

Support Organizations

  1. Friends of Sunset Zoo's Monthly Board Meeting

    August 18, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Monthly meeting of the Friends of Sunset Zoo (FOSZ) Board occurs on the third Monday of every month, except in December. Meetings are open to the public and community members are welcome to attend. FOSZ is one of two non-profit organizations that support the Zoo and its mission to inspire conservation of the natural world.

Zoo Education

  1. Sunset Zoo's Weekly Summer Camps (Ages 5-12)

    July 28, 7:30 AM - August 1, 5:30 PM @ Camps are based inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway; campers will explore the Zoo grounds each day.

    Our weekly camps lead youth on an exciting exploration of the outdoors and the animal world!

  2. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    August 2, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway

    Have your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  3. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    August 2, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  4. Zoo's Nature Swap Store Open

    August 2, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Inside the Zoo at the old gift shop building near Giant Anteater/Maned Wolf exhibit.

    Sunset Zoo is the first in the region to offer a place where you can learn more about your natural treasures!

  5. Sunset Zoo's Weekly Summer Camps (Ages 5-12)

    August 4, 7:30 AM - August 8, 5:30 PM @ Camps are based inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway; campers will explore the Zoo grounds each day.

    Our weekly camps lead youth on an exciting exploration of the outdoors and the animal world!

  6. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    August 9, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway

    Have your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  7. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    August 9, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  8. Zoo's Nature Swap Store Open

    August 9, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Inside the Zoo at the old gift shop building near Giant Anteater/Maned Wolf exhibit.

    Sunset Zoo is the first in the region to offer a place where you can learn more about your natural treasures!

  9. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    August 16, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway

    Have your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  10. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    August 16, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  11. Zoo's Nature Swap Store Open

    August 16, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Inside the Zoo at the old gift shop building near Giant Anteater/Maned Wolf exhibit.

    Sunset Zoo is the first in the region to offer a place where you can learn more about your natural treasures!

  12. Zoofari Tails at the Zoo!

    August 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Chautauqua Amphitheater, rain location inside the Zoo's Pavilion

    Slither into reading with Sunset Zoo and the Manhattan Public Library! Due to construction at the Library, this Zoofari Tails will be held at Sunset Zoo.

  13. Zoo's Nature Swap Store Open

    August 23, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Inside the Zoo at the old gift shop building near Giant Anteater/Maned Wolf exhibit.

    Sunset Zoo is the first in the region to offer a place where you can learn more about your natural treasures!

  14. Zoo's Nature Swap Store Open

    August 30, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Inside the Zoo at the old gift shop building near Giant Anteater/Maned Wolf exhibit.

    Sunset Zoo is the first in the region to offer a place where you can learn more about your natural treasures!