Last Chance to Experience Wild Lights at the Louisville Zoo! (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo invites you to seize the last chance to experience the mesmerizing Wild Lights festival! Running Thursday through Sunday nights, this popular lantern festival concludes this Sunday, June 16. With the weather forecast predicting beautiful conditions for the weekend, it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy this outdoor evening event. Find Out More

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Zoofari Gala will be a Wild Night of “Red PANDAmonium” (Media Release)

Louisville Zoo’s premiere gala, Zoofari, coordinated and hosted by Friends of the Louisville Zoo Board, is a little less than one month away. Community leaders and Zoo advocates will come together at the Zoo on Friday, June 7, 2024 for an event as unique and special as the Zoo! This year’s “Red PANDAmonium” themed gala celebrates Sundara the red panda, one of the newest additions to the Louisville Zoo family. Find Out More

Louisville Zoo Announces ‘Wild Lights’ Event Extension and Photo Contest (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo is excited to announce the extension of Wild Lights, now glowing through June 16, 2024. This extension coincides with May’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the launch of a photo contest in celebration of National Photo Month inviting guests to capture and share their experiences at the magical lantern festival. Find Out More

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Louisville Zoo Hosts Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of Earth (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo announces the return of its annual celebration, Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth powered by LG&E and KU Foundation. Throughout April, the Zoo will host a series of weekend activities and discounted admission opportunities to celebrate the wonder of our planet and promote the need to protect it. Find Out More

Louisville Zoo Preparing Mikki and Punch for Retirement at The Elephant Sanctuary (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo is initiating preparations to relocate African elephant Mikki and Asian elephant Punch to The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), The Elephant Sanctuary is the nation’s largest natural habitat elephant refuge of over 3,000 acres. Louisville Zoo anticipates the transition will occur sometime in the spring of 2025. Find Out More

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30 YEARS OF THROO THE ZOO ( Media Release)

Registration for the Louisville Zoo’s 30th annual Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk is now open. The wildest 5K in town presented by Norton Audubon Hospital takes off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at the Louisville Zoo. Race proceeds benefit the Louisville Zoo, which is dedicated to its mission of “bettering the bond between people and our planet.”
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