Purchase your admission tickets in advance online to lock in the lowest ticket price. In general, you'll save more by selecting days that traditionally have lower attendance, and the farther in advance you purchase admission tickets the more you will save. Buying tickets in advance also allows you to avoid the ticket windows when you visit. Admission prices will never fall below today's listed price, but they may increase the longer you wait to buy so
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Zoo grounds remain open for 30 minutes after the gates close.
|May 22-Sept. 7||9am-5pm Monday-Thursday*|
9am-7pm Friday-Sunday & holidays
*Open until 7pm July 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug. 6 for Animals & All That Jazz
Closed June 12 for Zoobilation setup
|Sept. 8-Nov. 1||9am-4pm Monday-Thursday|
Zoo open until 7pm during ZooBoo
|Nov. 1-25||9am-4pm Wednesday-Sunday|
|Nov. 27-Jan. 3, 2016||Noon-9pm Wednesday-Sunday plus Dec. 21-23, 28-30|
Closed Thanksgiving; Christmas Eve & Day; and New Year's Eve & Day
Learn about the discounts available when purchasing tickets at the gate.
To honor our men and women in service, all current and former members of the military are admitted free on Memorial Day and Veterans Day (Please note: if Veterans Day falls on a Monday or Tuesday, free admission will be offered on the Sunday before the holiday). Plus, all non-military family members receive a $2 discount on day-of, on-site ticket purchases on this holiday. The rest of the year, the Zoo offers a $2 discount to all current and former members of the military, good for the purchase of up to four day-of, on-site tickets per visit. Please bring a form of military ID with you to receive the discounts.
Zoo Member Discounts
We offer a $2 discount to members of other Association of Zoos and Aquarium accredited institutions good for up to four on-site, day-of ticket purchases per visit. Please present your valid membership ID when you purchase tickets at the gate.
We offer a $2 discount to AAA members good for up to four on-site, day-of ticket purchases per visit. Please present your valid AAA card when you purchase your tickets at the gate.
Group Rates are available for groups of 25 or more.
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