Non-members must purchase tickets online. Members must reserve tickets on Saturdays & Sundays only.

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Today at the Zoo

The Louisville Zoo is OPEN
Monday – Sunday: enter 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (exit by 5 p.m.)

Non-Members must purchase tickets online.  Members must reserve tickets on Saturdays and Sundays only.  Learn more.

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

During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some areas may be closed to promote social distancing.

 

Elephant Mikki and Fitz On rotation at the elephant exhibit in Africa  ON ROTATION
Sloth Exhibit OPEN
Juvenile Gorilla Kindi & Family Gorillas are on rotation in the sanctuary and outdoor exhibit spaces ON ROTATION
HerpAquarium Closed during the Zoo’s initial opening phase to promote social distancing CLOSED
Indoor Islands Pavillion Closed during the Zoo’s initial opening phase to promote social distancing CLOSED
MetaZoo Discovery Center Closed during the Zoo’s initial opening phase to promote social distancing CLOSED
Lemur Mountain The “Ghosts of Madagascar” exhibit is under construction CLOSED

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

During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some attractions may be closed to promote social distancing.

Boma African
Petting Zoo
Closed to promote social distancing CLOSED
Butterflies n’ Blooms Closed for the season CLOSED
Camel Feeding Closed for the season CLOSED
Camel Rides Closed for the season CLOSED
Carousel Closed for the season CLOSED
Kaman’s Art Closed for the season CLOSED
Lorikeet Feeding Closed to promote social distancing CLOSED
Pony Rides Closed for the season CLOSED
Ropes Course Closed for the season CLOSED
Splash Park Closed for the season CLOSED
Train CLOSED

ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

Glacier Run with seals and polar bear

To help safeguard the health of our guests animal presentations have been cancelled until further notice. 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

FOOD & BEVERAGE LOCATIONS

Food at Louisville Zoo
During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some locations may be closed to promote social distancing.

African Outpost Africa Zone OPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Kentucky Canteen Main Plaza CLOSED (Drinks and light snack options available inside the Main Plaza Gift Shop)
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 CLOSED
Lakeside Smokehouse Deck by MetaZoo CLOSED
Snack Shack  Africa Zone CLOSED

SHOPPING OPTIONS

Gift Shop at Louisville Zoo
During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some areas may be closed to promote social distancing.

Can’t make it to the Zoo? Shop in our online store here!

Main Plaza Gift Shop  Main Plaza OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Congo Trading Post  Africa Zone CLOSED
Glacier Run Shop  Glacier Run CLOSED

Groups Visiting Today

 

Group  Location Time

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