Louisville Zoo Announces New “School’s Out Safari” Discount Days (Media Release)

Contact:  Kyle Shepherd
(O) 502-238-5331 (C) 502-744-5639   

The Louisville Zoo is excited to announce its NEW School’s Out Safari discount to help provide our community with fun, safe and educational experiences at the Zoo this fall and winter.

Guests can receive one free child admission (ages 3 – 11) when they buy one adult general admission ticket. Tickets must be purchased at the admission window on the day of your visit. The offer cannot be redeemed for more than one child admission per single adult admission. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer. Children 2 and under do not require a ticket.

This discount is available on the following days:

    • Tuesday, November 8
    • Wednesday, November 23
    • Friday, November 25
    • December 19 – 23
    • December 26 – 30
    • Monday, January 2
    • Tuesday, January 3
    • Monday, January 16

More information at louisvillezoo.org/schools-out-safari.

The Zoo is open daily year-round. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. ─ 4 p.m. (enjoy the Zoo until 5 p.m.) The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.


About the Louisville Zoo

Since 2011, under Mayor Fischer’s administration, the Louisville Zoo celebrated its 50th anniversary, opened nine new exhibits and attractions, and won national awards for Glacier Run and School at the Zoo. Considered Kentucky’s most popular not-for-profit paid attraction, the Zoo welcomed nearly 9 million guests in the last decade. In 2021, the Zoo was voted “Best Place to Take Kids in Summer,” by LEO Weekly, “Best Kid-Friendly Attraction” by Kentucky Living Magazine and Boo at the Zoo presented by Meijer made the Top 10 Halloween Festivals list by thetravel.com. Community Access Memberships, deep-discount days, the Future Healers Got Zoo Buddies partnership and the accessible playground are among prime efforts to make Louisville Zoo even safer, more engaging, and more inclusive. Among the Louisville Zoo’s most successful conservation programs, the black-footed ferret breeding effort produced 1,100 kits and repatriated more than 800 of these most highly endangered, American mammals to the wild.

The Louisville Zoo, the State Zoo of Kentucky, is the top, non-profit, paid attraction in the state. The Zoo is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).