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Mesker Park Zoo

Located in Evansville, Indiana, Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s mission is to foster the preservation of the Earth’s diverse species and living systems through an active role in education and conservation in our regional and professional community. Situated on 45-scenic acres of rolling hills on Evansville’s northwest side, the Zoo is home to hundreds of animals from around the globe.

VenuWorks provides food and beverage services for the zoo. VenuWorks also manages the City’s 11,000 seat Ford Center and 1,950 seat Victory Theatre.

1545 Mesker Park Drive
Evansville, IN 47720

LOCATION DIRECTOR

Scott Schoenike
(812) 422-8000

MARKET INFORMATION

MSA DEMOGRAPHICS
TOTAL POPULATION 313,450
MEDIAN AGE 38.9
UNDER 5 YEARS 6.33%
5-14 YEARS 12.84%
15-24 YEARS 13.46%
25-34 YEARS 12.86%
35-44 YEARS 11.95%
45-54 YEARS 14.36%
55-64 YEARS 13.42%
65-74 YEARS 8.00%
OVER 74 YEARS 6.80%
TELEVISION & RADIO

TELEVISION

Top Television Stations:
WFIE – NBC
WEHT – ABC
WEVV – CBS
EVV – FOX
Via Media (Time Warner & WOW) Cable TV

RADIO

Top Radio Stations:
WIKY-FM – A/C
WLFW-FM – Country
WABX-FM – Classic Rock
WKDQ-FM – Country
WBKR-FM – Country
WGBF-FM – Active Rock
MARKETING RESOURCES
  • Ribbon Board inside bowl
  • Television commercials run on all television monitors throughout the facility on 5 levels.
  • Commercials on 4 sided 9’x 16’ Jumbo Video Screens on Scoreboard
  • Six foot high advertising stand up in public entrance lobby
  • Flyers on marketing table at Ford Center and Victory Theatre
  • Video commercials on concourse cell phone Power Tower
  • Poster placement at interior ticket office lobby
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter), Website Upcoming Events
  • Average of 500,000 patrons per year with approximately 130 events per year
    EMPLOYERS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

    MAJOR EMPLOYERS

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing – 5,000

     

                Deaconess Hospital – 3,000

     

                St. Mary’s Medical Center – 2,600

     

                ALCOA Warrick Operations – 2,450

     

                Koch Enterprises, Inc – 2,200

     

                T.J. Max – 1,700

     

                GE Plastics – 1,300

     

                Vectren – 1,300

    UNIVERSITY RESOURCES

    University of Evansville (2,526 students)

     

                – newsletter (Ace Notes – info and student discounts)

     

                University of Southern Indiana (9,364 students)

     

                – special student discounts with HR Department
    Contact Us

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