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40th Anniversary Celebration & Member Appreciation Weekend

August 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 5, 2018

Free – $9

Adults: $9
Children Ages 3-12: $6
Children 2 and Under: Free
Event Hours: 10-3pm
Park Hours: 9-6:30pm

We are celebrating the Park’s 40th birthday! Join us for a birthday themed Member Appreciation Weekend on August 4th and 5th at the Park. We will have so many fun activities planned for our members! Non Members are welcome!! Door prizes, animal programs, scavenger hunt, hay rack rides, and more will be taking place throughout the day. Be sure to check out our giveaway starting July 30th on facebook! We have a goal to reach 40,000 likes before the Park’s 40th birthday celebration- just like the page, comment on the post and be entered to win!

-Door Prize for Members (While supplies lasts, arrive early!)
-Chalk The Walk
-40th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt- Forms can be picked up and turned in at the Visitor Center
-Hayrack Ride to Hazel’s Hill- Load outside Visitor Center
-Make your own Party Hat in Gerties
-The Future of WPP- 12pm and 2:30pm in the Visitor Center Museum
-Sing Happy Birthday to WPP!- 1:15pm in Visitor Center. Free mini cupcakes generously donated by Sam’s Club while supplies last
-Book your seats on the Adventure Trek today by calling 309-676-0998
-Knockerball from 10-3pm in Pioneer Area ($)
-Try Out Disc Golf from 10-3pm on Hespell Bricks
-Like our Facebook and comment on the post to enter to win a WPP Prize basket which includes: 4 Guest Passes, 4 Train Tickets, 4 Adventure Trek Tickets, 2 Rose Gold Copper Cups, 1 WPP Glass 1 Pink “Hiked it, Liked it” Shirt, 1 Blue WPP Baseball Cap, 1 Overnight Stay in our Santa Fe Train Cabooses, 1 WPP pop socket, 1 WPP cell phone wallet, 1 custom piece of artwork made by Tank the Skunk. Starting on 7/30/18

Saturday Only-
Caricatures by Joe from 1:30-4pm outside of the Visitor Center ($)

Sunday Only:
-Toocan Toones Band- 11am-1pm on Hespell Bricks

Animal programming for the day
10am: Birthday Gift to Fred the Badger
11am: Enrichment to Winnie at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
11:30am: Pig Races in Pioneer Area
1pm: Birthday Gift to Molly the Bear
1:30pm: Guided Hike through Merrill Woods
2pm: Birthday Gift to Buster the Bunny
3pm: Birthday Gift to Bobcats

10am: Birthday Gift to Oakley the Otter
11am: Enrichment to Chester (Mink) at Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
11:30am: Pig Races in Pioneer Area
1pm: Birthday Gift to TR the Bear
1:30pm: Guided Hike through Merrill Woods
2pm: Birthday Gift to Opossum
3pm: Birthday Gift to Raccoons

Membership Discount:
We want YOU to join our membership family at Wildlife Prairie Park! Visit the Park on August 4th and 5th to celebrate our 40th birthday and receive 40% off NEW memberships. Please carefully read through the strict terms and conditions listed below. Give us a call at 309-676-0998 with questions
-40% off NEW memberships only
-Valid for individual, member plus 3, family and grandparent membership levels only
-Not valid on renewals
-Person cannot be named on any other membership (please call us to confirm 309-676-0998)
-Purchase is valid for in Park only on August 4th and 5th, 2018
-Cannot be combined or stacked with other promotions
-While supplies lasts- Only 50 per day, hurry in!
-Must mention 40th anniversary promo to get discount


August 4, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free – $9
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Wildlife Prairie Park


Wildlife Prairie Park
3826 N Taylor Rd
Hanna City, IL 61536 United States
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