2021 Summer Hours

The Zoo is open extended hours* throughout Prairie Farms Dairy Summer Zoo Weekends!

May 14 – August 15

  • Sunday through Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • 4:30 closing on Thursdays, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 12 for ticketed Night at the Zoo
  • Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

July 4 (Independence Day)

  • Sunday, July 4: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

See info on fall hours

Zoo Reservations Required to Visit

All Zoo guests, including those attending these summer events, must make a free, timed reservation online in advance to enter the Zoo. Make a reservation up to seven days prior to the date of visit. Daily attendance is limited to help maintain social distancing within the Zoo. 

Make a Zoo Reservation

Family Fun Friday Nights presented by Mid America Chevy Dealers

See more on Family Fun Friday Nights

Do More with an Adventure Pass!

Enjoy a full day at the Zoo with all the amenities. 

About Adventure Pass

Save More as a Member

Join today and enjoy a full year of benefits—including parking passes, shopping & dining discounts, invitations to Member-only events and more! Check out the various membership levels and choose the one that’s right for you.

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Our Zoo Values Safety

The safety of guests, staff and animals is the Zoo's highest priority. To provide a safe and memorable experience for all, the Zoo has implemented enhanced protocols and procedures.

See the reservations page for up-to-date details and other safety measures prior to your visit.


Thank you to our Summer Zoo Weekends sponsors:

  • Prairie Farms Dairy
  • iHeart Media