Things to Do!

Activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

SEE WHAT’S NEW!

See what’s new at the Zoo and meet our newest additions!

NOW OPEN
Sloth Exhibit
Meet the amazing Linneaus’s two-toed sloths, Sunni and Sebastian, at their new home located in the Americas zone of the Zoo!

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FOLLOW MIKKI AND FITZ

Fitz was born August 2, 2019. 

The elephant herd is on exhibit at varying times while they continue to bond.

Meet Fitz the elephant calf! See the latest info on the elephant herd including a updates, conservation information, frequently asked questions and more.

Meet Fitz

 

EXHIBIT AREAS

African Elephant

Visit Africa (featuring the award-winning Gorilla Forest), Australia, the Islands, the Americas as well as Glacier Run. Don’t forget to stop by the HerpAquarium featuring King Louie the white alligator.

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RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS

Girl on Carousel at the Louisville Zoo

There’s plenty to do at the Zoo including riding the conservation carousel, climbing the adventure ropes course and visiting playgrounds, our petting zoo and more.

Activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

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ANIMAL CONTACT

Girl with lorikeet
Get an up-close interaction with wildlife!  There are a wide variety of opportunities at the Zoo including camel & pony rides, the Boma African Petting Zoo and Lorikeet Landing. Some activities do require an extra fee.

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ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

Glacier Run with seals and polar bear

Animal presentations are closed during the Zoo’s initial reopening phase to promote social distancing. Look for signs on grounds with a QR code to watch virtual animal presentations at any time!

10:15 a.m. Islands Mammals Keeper Talk CANCELED
10:30 a. m. Seal & Sea Lion Training Demonstrations CANCELED
10:45 a.m. Meerkat Enrichment and Keeper Talk CANCELED
11 a.m. Elephant Keeper Talk CANCELED
11:15 a.m. Polar & Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration CANCELED
11:45 a.m. Amur Tiger Training Demonstration CANCELED
Noon Snow Leopard Training Demonstration CANCELED
12:15 p.m. HerpAquarium Keeper Talk CANCELED
12:20 p.m. Colobus Monkey Keeper Talk CANCELED
1 p.m. Islands Bird Trail Talk
(Saturdays & Sundays Only)
CANCELED
2 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration CANCELED
2:15 p.m. Gorilla Forest Food Toss or Keeper Talk CANCELED
2:30 p.m. HerpAquarium Keeper Talk CANCELED
2:45 p.m. Polar and Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration CANCELED
3 p.m. Snow Leopard Training Demonstration CANCELED
3:15 p.m. Colobus Monkey Keeper Talk CANCELED
3:15 p.m. Meerkat Enrichment and Keeper Talk CANCELED
3:30 p.m. Elephant Keeper Talk CANCELED
3:45 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration CANCELED
4 p.m. Islands Mammals Keeper Talk CANCELED

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Change Everything

The Louisville Zoo hosts more than 50 special events each year including our annual Halloween party, 5K Race/Walk, Santa event, earth month festivities, movie nights, character appearances and so much more. Check out our calendar and join us for all the fun!

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SPLASH PARK

During the early phases of reopening this attraction will be closed. We will be reopening attractions as it becomes safe to do so. For the latest information on reopening visit https://louisvillezoo.org/together. View the map HERE

 

Closed for the Season.

The nautically-themed water play area has 42 unique ways for kids to get as wet as they want! It includes a fishing boat to climb on, dump buckets, jelly jet launchers, mini water slides and much more. Designed with safe family fun in mind, it’s a really cool place to beat the heat.

Subject to the cooperation of weather and Zoo maintenance.

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BUTTERFLIES N’ BLOOMS

Butterfly lands on child in butterfly exhibit

Open now – Sept. 20, 2020

Presented by Ford Motor Company

Experience hundreds of graceful native butterflies sipping nectar from colorful flowers, basking in the sunlight and flying freely as you wander through our 1,000 sq. ft. outdoor flight house located in the Africa Zone across from the bongo exhibit. FREE with the Zoo admission.

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