The Polar Plunge is back at the Milwaukee County Zoo for the 5th year in a row on February 15th, 2020! There is something for everyone during the fun-filled Plunge at the Zoo, so check out all of the events below and register to be a part of the excitement! Thanks to supporters like you, the 2019 Milwaukee Zoo Polar Plunge raised over $84,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes. Help us top that in 2020!


Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 W. Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Event Highlights

Super Plunge
Cool Schools Plunge
Toss Your Boss Plunge
Too Chicken to Plunge

Event Schedule

February 15, 2020

  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Check-In inside the US Bank Gathering Place
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Souvenirs and Concessions available
  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Live Music by DJ Versatile
  • 12:15 p.m. Plunging Begins!


Milwaukee Zoo Leaderboard

Top Fundraisers

John Rownd $1,545
Caitie Ratkowski $831
Vince Vitrano $736
Nick Wolff $642
Taylor Hienbuecher $501

Top Teams

Dougie’s Dunkers $2,491
Greenfield Jr. Hawks 8-26 $904
Franklin's Frosty Friends 8-37 $825
CHR Color $738
Mount Mary University SAAC $679

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