City of Saginaw MI -
Children's Zoo

With 10 acres of beautifully-landscaped paths to peruse, The Children's Zoo at Celebration Square is home to over 70 different animal species. Showcasing animals from our own backyard...

Any animal lover is sure to enjoy their visit. Take a walk-about in Australia where you may get a chance for an up-close-and-personal encounter with a Grey Kangaroo, or stroll through the Children's Garden where kids take an active role in Michigan's agricultural heritage. exotics from around the globe.

Greet our amiable llama, Tiger Lily, or get active in our new Playscape. Wander in our Butterfly Garden, or get an underwater view of our wetland by visiting the Underwater Viewing Cave. Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy a ride on our miniature train, the Ibershoff Limited, or a whirl on the regions only hand-carved carousel.

These activities and more await you when you visit the Children's Zoo at Celebration Square.

The Children's Zoo at Celebration Square is a 501(c)3 non-profit zoological garden. Each admission helps to fund our excellent animal care practices, conservation projects, and maintenance of the zoo. For more information please visit


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