mesker park zoo

Evansville Streets Alive! Gets Us Moving With Family Fun
With springtime comes the annual Evansville Streets Alive!  It's Evansville's open street event, part of a nationwide movement to get people moving.  It's not just a street fair, though, it's much more; however, no vehicles are allowed, but if you want to bring your bicycle, skateboard or walk or da…
Mesker Park Zoo Brew Is Set For June 7th
The Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is one of the most family-friendly destinations in the Evansville area and a great bargain too especially if you are a Zoo member which we are. My kids love strolling around the Zoo and they especially enjoy 'Boo At the Zoo' which is the perfect Halloween warm-…
‘Komodo Cove’ Comes to Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden
For the first time in zoo history, Komodo Dragons will be on exhibit at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden. These highly anticipated new residents will receive a warm welcome from Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and be introduced at a press conference on Friday, October 18, at 1:30pm in the Kley Building…
Leslie’s Most Memorable Moment as a Radio Personality
I was asked a couple of years ago to visit the Mesker Park Zoo to video tape a few segments for our website. Going to the zoo is one of my favorite things! When they asked me to monkey around with the monkeys and play around with the goats, I was THRILLED! But when they told me I would be feeding an…
Mesker’s Donna the Hippo Will Be Euthanized Today
Donna the Hippo has been a fixture at Mesker Park Zoo since 1956 and has brought so many smiles to so many faces over the years. Many regular visitors to the zoo have literally grown up with Donna and she with them. Officials at Mesker Park Zoo have announced that because of Donna's failing hea…
Mesker Park Zoo Brew Is Set For June 9th
The Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is one of the most family-friendly destinations in the Evansville area and a great bargain too especially if you are a Zoo member which we are. My kids love strolling around the Zoo and they especially enjoy 'Boo At the Zoo' which is the perfect Halloween warm-…