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April 2017

Save the Frogs Day featuring Froggy (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

April 29, 2017
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Party for the Planet Hader

Leap on over to the Zoo to learn more about amphibians and simple things you can do at home to help save the frogs. Special guest Froggy from the Froggy book series will hop by for a meet and greet. Be sure to bring your camera!

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ZooPoopyDoo Compost and Mulch Sale

April 29, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Party for the Planet Hader

Get your garden ready for spring with our unique, high-quality ZooPoopyDoo compost and hardwood bark mulch.

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Earth Day Celebration

April 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Party for the Planet Hader

Celebrate Earth Day with special keeper talks, more than 20 community eco-partner displays (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and $8.25 Zoo admission all day courtesy of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company. Plus FREE parking! Visit LG&E and KU’s Mini City display and Louie the Lightning Bug mascot. Come join the fun and learn what you can do to help save our planet!

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May 2017

Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk 2017

May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Throo the Zoo at the Louisville Zoo

Dash on over to the Zoo to take part in Louisville’s only road race that doesn’t just go around the Zoo but actually “Throo” the Zoo. Enjoy an early morning adventure where you watch the Zoo wake up! All of the proceeds from Throo the Zoo 5K help to support the Zoo's mission to "better the bond between people and our planet." Advance Registration Register early before prices increase. Race fee includes a commemorative t-shirt, post-race refreshments, door prizes and…

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McDonald’s® Mother’s Day 2017

May 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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McDonald's Mother's Day at the Louisville Zoo

Celebrate Mother’s Day with free Zoo admission for moms courtesy of McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana. Enjoy Zoo keeper talks featuring our animal moms and participate in a fun scavenger hunt. The first 500 Moms receive a FREE goody bag. McDonaldland® characters Birdie, Grimace and Hamburglar will make appearances from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.        

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Storybook Character Day

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Imagination comes to life as kids of all ages meet characters from some of their favorite storybooks. Visit Pete the Cat, Llama Llama, Curious George, Rainbow Fish, Mama and Papa Berenstain Bear and Mouse (from "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie") as well as McDonaldland® characters Birdie, Grimace and Hamburglar! Be sure to bring your camera.

Part of May at the Zoo
presented by McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana

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June 2017

Early close for Zoofari!

June 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Zoo will close early on Saturday, June 10 at 2  p.m. (stay until 3 p.m.) for our annual Zoofari! fundraiser.

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Zoofari 2017! One Wild Night

June 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Zoo Fari 2017 Poster

Dinner & Sponsor Guests: 6 – 11:00 p.m. Mix & Mingle Guests: 7:30 – 11 p.m. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE The Friends of the Louisville Zoo is proud to host their 37th annual Zoofari! event on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Louisville Zoo. As the largest annual fund-raising event benefiting the Zoo, guests can again expect the opportunity to be up close and personal with the Zoo’s animals while also enjoying hors d’oeuvres, a gourmet sit-down dinner,…

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Friday Movie Night: Sing

June 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Field opens at 6 p.m.; Movie starts at sundown. Enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. The Zoo Crew will provide free entertainment before the show. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chairs. Movie nights are FREE to Zoo members and only $5 after 5 p.m. for non-members. For more movie night dates and to…

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Ford’s Father’s Day 2017

June 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Celebrate Dad by treating him to Father’s Day at the Zoo! FREE Zoo admission for dads courtesy of Ford Motor Company of Kentuckiana. The entire family will enjoy zoo keeper talks about animal fathers in the wild.

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