Weekly Zoo Update July 19

The Louisville Zoo Splash Park will be closed until further notice to replace the rubberized flooring that was damaged during the season. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and are working to reopen the area as soon as possible.

National Zoo Keeper Week

It’s National Zoo Keeper Week! We’re celebrating the dedicated keepers that pour their heart and soul into caring for the animals โ€” 365 days a year! Join us on social media to see fun photos of our keepers and celebrate with us.

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Santa’s Summer Safari

Santa's Summer Safari July 23 & 24 10 am - 2 pm
July 23 and 24; 10 a.m. โ€“ 2 p.m.

Santa has to take a vacation too! ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŒดCome relax with him during Santa’s Summer Safari Weekend, July 23 โ€“ 24! We’ll have LIVE ice sculpture demonstrations, holiday enrichment for the animals, fun crafts and cool games for kids. Plus, meet Santa himself!


Summer Happy Hour

Wednesday, July 27; 6:30 p.m.

Cool animals and cooler refreshments.
Experience a NEW after-hours Zoo event in the Islands โ€” Summer Happy Hour!

Enjoy exclusive keeper talks and animal interactions. Tickets include entry, tasty appetizers, and two drink tickets redeemable for beer, wine, or refreshing specialty cocktails. Additional food and beverages will available for purchase. This event is for guests ages 21+ only.


International Tiger Day

Friday, July 29
Sponsored by Kids Dentistree
International tiger day is coming up next Friday and we’re ROARING with excitement! Join us on social media during the week to learn more about tigers including how we take care of those big, big teeth! Then, join us at the Zoo on International Tiger day for training demonstrations with these big cats plus a keeper talk at 11 a.m. Don’t forget to pick up a toothbrush from Kid’s Dentistree to make sure you keep your own “fangs” in good health!LEARN MORE

Draw The Zoo

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Saturday, August 6 at 9 a.m.

We know you have an artistic eye ๐Ÿ‘€ So, come Draw the Zoo! Meet with Louisville Artist Karl Anderson for a chance to turn your observations of animal behaviors, movements, and personalities into personalized art pieces.

Member Experience Night

Calling All Family EXPERIENCE Level Zoo Members!

You can now RSVP for your exclusive after-hours member event! Meet Zoo keepers and animals, plus enjoy themed entertainment, special treats and offers โ€” the ULTIMATE Zoo experience!