Saturday and Sunday
October 3-4, 10-11, 2015
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission is FREE

In honor of the fun-loving North American river otters, the Zoo will host Ottertoberfest, a fall event featuring traditional German biergartens, live music, kids' activities and more. At the biergartens, visitors can purchase beer, bratwurst and other German specialties.

Otter-related games and activities for children will include a River Ranger game, an "Otter Says" game and a river otter biofact table. An otter-themed craft will be available for children to create in addition to the games and activities.

Biergarten Entertainment — 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Saturday, October 3: Bug Tussel Bluegrass Band
Sunday, October 4: Root Diggers

Saturday, October 10: North of the Quarter
Sunday, October 11: Fox Creek

Keeper Chats and Enrichment

Each day of Ottertoberfest:

  • 10:00 a.m. — Keeper chat at North American river otters, Emerson Children's Zoo
  • 1:30 p.m. — Keeper chat at the North American river otters, Chain of Lakes

Sponsors

  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Coca-Cola