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October 2020

BOO at the ZOO (Sold Out)

October 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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October 1 – 30, 2020 (Thursdays through Sundays) Party starts at 5 p.m. Route closes at 10 p.m. Special Tickets Required for all Guests ages 3+ Special Ticket Required. A Louisville tradition for over 35 years, Halloween transforms your Zoo into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. This year, we’re celebrating with a new party experience designed to give you all the kooky…

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BOO at the ZOO (Sold Out)

October 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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October 1 – 30, 2020 (Thursdays through Sundays) Party starts at 5 p.m. Route closes at 10 p.m. Special Tickets Required for all Guests ages 3+ Special Ticket Required. A Louisville tradition for over 35 years, Halloween transforms your Zoo into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. This year, we’re celebrating with a new party experience designed to give you all the kooky…

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BOO at the ZOO (Sold Out)

October 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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October 1 – 30, 2020 (Thursdays through Sundays) Party starts at 5 p.m. Route closes at 10 p.m. Special Tickets Required for all Guests ages 3+ Special Ticket Required. A Louisville tradition for over 35 years, Halloween transforms your Zoo into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. This year, we’re celebrating with a new party experience designed to give you all the kooky…

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BOO at the ZOO (Sold Out)

October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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October 1 – 30, 2020 (Thursdays through Sundays) Party starts at 5 p.m. Route closes at 10 p.m. Special Tickets Required for all Guests ages 3+ Special Ticket Required. A Louisville tradition for over 35 years, Halloween transforms your Zoo into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. This year, we’re celebrating with a new party experience designed to give you all the kooky…

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Family Event: Spooky Sessions – live from the Zoo’s Islands Fruit Bats Exhibit

October 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

NEW: Virtual Animal Events Cost: $10 per device: includes a live session from one of our animal areas and corresponding education activity Discover the world without leaving your bed! Virtual Animal Events are a great way for your family to cuddle up and explore everything the Zoo has to offer.

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November 2020

27TH ANNUAL VIRTUAL THROO THE ZOO 5K PRESENTED BY NORTON AUDUBON HOSPITAL

November 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020

UPDATE Throo the Zoo will be a virtual run only for 2020. Current registrants will receive email instructions on how to pick up their race packets, convert their registration to a donation, or defer their registration until next year. Presented by Norton Audubon Hospital This year, the Louisville Zoo’s wildest 5K in town — Throo the Zoo presented by Norton Audubon Hospital — will be run virtually only. The Zoo has canceled this year’s in-person portion in an abundance of…

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Veteran’s Day 2020

November 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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To honor those who are serving and who have served our country in military service, the Louisville Zoo is offering active and retired military and their dependents FREE general admission on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Those wishing to participate must simply have proof of military service (including but not limited to: U.S Uniformed Services ID Card, U.S. Uniformed Services Retired ID Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), veterans organization card (i.e., American Legion, VFW), photograph of yourself in uniform, wearing uniform,…

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Conservation and Conversations: The Big Burn by Timothy Egan, Conservation Success Stories

November 18, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

NEW: Virtual Animal Events Cost: $10 per device: includes a live session from one of our animal areas and corresponding education activity Join the conversation! Connect with ecology and wildlife conservation to critically explore a variety of environmental and conservation issues. Each month participants will receive a discussion guide (including book, film, and podcast recommendations!) and access to a 60-minute live virtual discussion with Zoo educators. We hope to include your whole family in a fascinating conversation on conservation topics…

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The Louisville Zoo is Closed Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day fourth of November, repeating indefinitely

The Louisville Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day so that Zoo staff can spend time with their families. Critical staff members will be on grounds tending to our animals' needs. The Zoo is also closed Christmas and New Year's Day. Have a great Thanksgiving and thank you for supporting your Louisville Zoo!

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December 2020

Throo the Zoo: Packet Pick-Up

December 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2020 at 8:00 am

All participants in our Throo the Zoo virtual 5K will still receive their race packet, despite not attending an in-person event. In lieu of the event, we will be doing a drive-thru packet pick-up in the parking lot of the Louisville Zoo on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 3 p.m – 6 p.m ; Friday, Dec. 4 from 12 p.m – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. You will be able to pick up all…

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