2022 Summer Hours
The Zoo is open extended hours throughout Prairie Farms Dairy Summer Zoo Weekends!
Now through August 14
- Sunday through Thursday — 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Zoo closes at 4:30 p.m. on three Wednesdays: May 25, June 22, July 27 for ticketed Night at the Zoo
- Friday and Saturday — 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Zoo closes at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 17, for A Zoo Ado
- Memorial Day Weekend (Friday-Monday, May 27-30) — 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Independence Day (Monday, July 4) — 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Summer Highlight Attractions
Enjoy these summertime favorites:
- Penguin & Puffin Coast
- Polar Bear Point and Grizzly Ridge
- Primate Canopy Trails
- River's Edge
- Sea Lion Show and Sea Lion Sound
- Stingrays at Caribbean Cove
- Zooline Railroad
- And so much more!
At 5:30 p.m. every Saturday, stop by animal habitats to see the animals enjoy some summer enrichment treats.
May 14- Spider monkey in the Primate House/Primate Canopy Trails
May 21- Lions in Big Cat Country
May 28- Hippo in River's Edge
June 4- Tiger in Big Cat Country
June 11- Spider monkey in Primate House/Primate Canopy Trails
June 18- Penguins at Penguin and Puffin Coast
June 25- Chimpanzees in Fragile Forest
July 2- Jaguar in Big Cat Country
July 9- Babirusa at the Antelope House in Red Rocks
July 16- Red river hogs in River's Edge
July 23- Penguins at Penguin and Puffin Coast
July 30- Takin in Red Rocks
August 6- Giant tortoises in the outdoor tortoise habitat
August 13- Tarantula in the Bayer Insectarium
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.
Do More with an Adventure Pass!
Enjoy a full day at the Zoo with all the amenities.
Jungle Boogie presented by Mid America Chevy Dealers
4-7 p.m. on Fridays, May 13- August 12 (no concert on June 17)
- All ages can enjoy free live music on the outdoor stage in the center of the Zoo
- Food and beverages available
Thank you to our Summer Zoo Weekends sponsors:
- Prairie Farms Dairy
Night at the Zoo presented by Mercy
5-8:30 p.m. on three Wednesdays — May 25, June 22, July 27
Adults ages 21+ are invited to spend an exclusive, limited-attendance evening among the animals at the Zoo. Enjoy Zoo exhibits and complimentary admission to special attractions, special discounts and more.
Advance tickets required. Tickets on sale soon.
Our Zoo Values Safety
Our Zoo follows all directions by the Department of Health for the City of St. Louis, as well as guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit this page prior to your visit for updated information.