The Zoo is open! 
All guests, including Zoo members, must now reserve free, timed tickets prior to visiting.

Review the Zoo’s reopening guidelines and make a reservation

When you are ready to visit, we're more than ready for you! Until then we are happy to continue to #BringTheStlZooToYou for you stay connected to your Zoo. 

Follow us at FacebookTwitter and Instagram and check out our new rotating animal webcams at Live Webcams!

Our staff remain dedicated to the animals in our care. Your support is vital to our future. Please consider making a contribution to our Critical Animal Care Fund

#BringTheStlZooToYou – November 25

November 25, 2020

Holiday Weekend Hours

Visiting the Zoo during Thanksgiving weekend is a tradition for many St. Louis families and out-of-town visitors. The Zoo will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, timed-ticket reservations are required. Visit

Tickets are still available for the kick off of U.S. Bank Wild Lights. Join us from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the door. For more information including ticket availability, and how to purchase, visit

Thank You

This has been an unprecedented year, and we want to take this opportunity to say thank you for supporting the Saint Louis Zoo. Whether you've stayed connected with us virtually or through in-person visits, we appreciate your dedication to the Zoo and the animals in our care.

And to our Zoo members: we are especially grateful for your generosity. Your membership helps us operate and provide the very best care for the animals.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Photo: Roger Brandt

#BringTheStlZooToYou – November 24

November 24, 2020

The Bingwa Bunch Update

The popular octuplet cheetah cubs known as the #BingwaBunch turn 3 years old on Thursday! Here is a great update on the cheetahs courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Read the story here: What happened to the Bingwa Bunch?

#BringTheStlZooToYou – November 23

November 23, 2020

Holiday Memberships

This holiday season give the gift of the Zoo! A Zoo  membership is truly the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year. All holiday gift memberships include a 2020 collectible ornament (while supplies last) featuring  a hippo. To ensure December 24 delivery, phone and online orders must be made by December 7. Walk-in orders are available at Zoo Welcome Desks until 1 p.m. on December 24. All Zoo guests must reserve free, timed tickets online prior to visiting, including shopping at gift shops and Welcome Desks.

Holiday Gift Membership