Lee Richardson Zoo
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Bowling For Rhinos

July 19th at Hard Rock Lanes. Two chances to bowl. 6pm or 8:15pm. Form your teams now. Lanes are limited.


Tumbleweed Festival at the Zoo

Tumbleweed FestivalThe Lee Richardson Zoo will be open to pedestrians only (no vehicle traffic) after 4 pm Friday the 22nd and all day Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24, due to the Tumbleweed Festival, a Music & Arts Festival put on by Tumbleweed Festival, Inc.  The festival will take place on the west side of the zoo. Zoo visitors will be able to view all animal exhibits from outside festival grounds with the exception of the bison and elk yard, as the road and sidewalk there will be closed to accommodate festival needs.


A Wild Affair

The wildest night at the Zoo features live music, live and silent auctions and adult beverages served while local restaurants and caters provide a delicious taste of Southwest Kansas. “A Wild Affair” is scheduled for September 6, 2014 (occurs the first Saturday after Labor Day). Doors open at 6 pm. Food is served until 8 p.m. This is Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo’s largest fundraiser of the year. Tickets are $45, or $40 during early bird sales. Guests must be 21 to enter.