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Meet a Hero

1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46222



September 25, 2021

This special event happens every other year as part of the Indianapolis Prize Gala weekend. Zoo visitors are invited to spend a Saturday morning connecting directly with the animal conservation heroes of the Indianapolis Prize, who traveled from across the globe to share their amazing and inspiring stories.

Designed for families and the young at heart, visitors can interact with world-renowned scientists and researchers who are helping save wild things and wild places. Children and adults can also meet ambassador animals as well as participate in fun activities created to teach the importance of protecting endangered species that everyone can help save.

As part of the experience, the first 2,000 guests will receive a pack of limited edition conservation collector cards featuring the Prize Winner, Finalists and celebrities in attendance.