Week of Events
Join us at the 42nd annual Zoofari! on Saturday, June 10, 2023 presented by Brown-Forman. This year’s “Cool Island Breezes” themed event includes specialty appetizers, cocktails and animal encounters in the Islands exhibit area of the Louisville Zoo where you might catch a glimpse of the elusive Sumatran tiger, Little Blue penguins, orangutans, siamangs, the Malayan tapirs and colorful birds. You will also experience the Zoo’s Oasis event field for live music, dancing, silent and live auctions and more.
Early Close: Saturday, June 10 at 2 P.M. for our Annual Fundraiser, Zoofari!
The Louisville Zoo will close at 2 p.m. (exit by 3 p.m.) on Saturday, June 10 in order to prepare for our annual Zoofari fundraiser event. For more information on how to participate, please visit LouisvilleZoo.org/zoofari
Experience Wild Lights: Around the World – with NEW lanterns at the Louisville Zoo! Our popular lantern festival is back in a WHOLE NEW WAY! Experience unique locations from around the world as you stroll through the Zoo under the light of enormous, handcrafted, silk-covered lanterns. Don’t miss the thrilling sights of the region’s largest lantern festival with thousands of lanterns aglow with more than 50,000 LED light bulbs.