Today at the Zoo!

The Louisville Zoo is OPEN today,
Friday, August 23, 2019.
10 a.m. until 5 p.m. (Exit by 6 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

Elephants Elephants Mikki and Punch are off exhibit while they bond with Mikki’s newly born calf.  Click for more information. ON EXHIBIT Punch Only! WP*
Cats of America
(Lynx, Bald Eagle & Puma)
This exhibit area will be closed for construction from Sept. 9, 2019 through Spring 2020. OPEN
Young Gorilla Kindi & Surrogate Kweli Gorilla Forest is a rotational exhibit, so gorillas can move in and out of exhibit spaces throughout the day ON EXHIBIT
MetaZoo Discovery Center OPEN
Rockhopper Penguins Exhibit under major renovation. OFF EXHIBIT
Little Penguins ON EXHIBIT
Amur Tigers ON EXHIBIT
Steller’s Sea Eagles ON EXHIBIT
Snow Leopards Exhibit Closed for planned enhancements
Aug. 19. – 25 (approx.)
ON EXHIBIT
Colobus Monkeys 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

blue train with bow

Boma African
Petting Zoo
OPEN
Carousel OPEN
Train Temporarily Unavailable CLOSED
Lorikeet Feeding Temperature must be above 55 degrees OPEN at 1:30 p.m.
Butterflies n’ Blooms Open 10:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Closes daily at 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
OPEN
Camel Rides CLOSED
Camel Feeding Daily 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CLOSED
Splash Park Daily through Labor Day 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Weekends (Sept. 7-22): 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
OPEN
Pony Rides CLOSED
Ropes Course Closes daily at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CLOSED

 

Don’t Let The Sun Stop Your Fun!

Don't Let The Sun Stop Your Fun!
Splash Park: This nautically-themed splash park is the perfect place for kids to escape Louisville’s hot summer days. It features 42 unique spray events — which means 42 ways to get wet and cool down!  More info…

Enjoy Cold Treats:  Enjoy an ICEE, Kona Ice, Dippin’ Dots, ice cream floats, fountain drinks, beer, water fill stations and more…

Air Conditioning and Shade Options: Keep out of the sun at the carousel; main gift shop; giraffe house; African Outpost and deck; Gorilla Forest inside sanctuary, Glacier Run; Wild Burger;  HerpAquarium; inside the Islands; and the Lakeside Smokehouse and deck.

Cooling Supplies at Gift Shops: Refresh yourself with clip-on stroller fans, water bottles, sunglasses, spray fans, hats, parasols and more…

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
(Tuesdays are Keeper Talks Only)
CANCELED
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
(Tuesdays are Keeper Talks Only)
CANCELED
2:30 p.m. HerpAquarium Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
2:45 p.m. Polar and Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration ON SCHEDULE
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 CANCELED
3:45 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration ON SCHEDULE
5 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 CLOSED
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

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