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

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

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