Today at the Zoo!

The Louisville Zoo is OPEN today,
Monday, October 14
, 2019.
10 a.m. until 4 p.m. (Exit by 5 p.m.)

These schedules are posted before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m.
Planned schedules are all subject to change during the day as they are based on the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

ANIMAL VIEWING SCHEDULE

Gorilla Kindi looking into camera

Elephant Mikki and Calf Viewing time is 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  Viewing times are subject to change as the herd continues to bond with the new calf. Click for more information. OFF EXHIBIT
Elephant Punch The elephant viewing times are subject to change as the herd continues to bond with the new calf. Click for more information. ON EXHIBIT
Young Gorilla Kindi & Surrogate Kweli

 

Gorilla Forest is a rotational exhibit, so gorillas can move in and out of exhibit spaces throughout the day OFF EXHIBIT
Puma Cats of the Americas area will be closed for animal enhancements starting Sept. 9, 2019 for 2-3 months. OFF EXHIBIT
Canada Lynx Cats of the Americas area will be closed for animal enhancements starting Sept. 9, 2019 for 2-3 months. OFF EXHIBIT
Bald Eagle Cats of the Americas area will be closed for animal enhancements starting Sept. 9, 2019 for 2-3 months. OFF EXHIBIT
MetaZoo Discovery Center CLOSED
African Penguins ON EXHIBIT
Little Penguins ON EXHIBIT

The animal exhibit schedules above are updated before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m. each morning and are subject to change without notice. Animal viewing is dependent on the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS STATUS

Boma African
Petting Zoo
Daily 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (weather permitting) OPEN
Carousel OPEN
Ropes Course Open weekends until October 27, 2019 CLOSED
Lorikeet Feeding Wednesdays (afternoon) and Weekends (starting at 11 a.m.) Weather permitting with temperatures above 55°. CLOSED
Butterflies n’ Blooms CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Camel Rides October:  Daily 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  CLOSED
Camel Feeding October:  Daily from 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. CLOSED
Splash Park CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Pony Rides October:  Daily 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  CLOSED
Train CLOSED

 

ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

Glacier Run with seals and polar bear

The Louisville Zoo offers daily animal talks, demonstrations and programs throughout the day. Activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

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

FOOD & BEVERAGE LOCATIONS

Food at Louisville Zoo

African Outpost Africa Zone OPEN
Kentucky Canteen Main Plaza OPEN
Wild Burger Australia Zone CLOSED
Bomassa Soft Serve Africa Zone OPEN
Dippin Dots Gorilla CLOSED
Dippin Dots Splash Park CLOSED
Dippin Dots Camel CLOSED
Kooka Coolers Australia Zone OPEN
Lakeside Smokehouse Deck by MetaZoo CLOSED
Snack Shack  Africa Zone CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

SHOPPING OPTIONS

Gift Shop at Louisville Zoo

Main Plaza Gift Shop  Main Plaza OPEN
Congo Trading Post  Africa Zone CLOSED
Glacier Run Shop  Glacier Run CLOSED

Groups Visiting Today

 

Group  Location Time