The Zoo has a number of educational and recreational shows for our visitors.Check out our Upcoming Events for details on special events happening on the days you plan to visit.

Note: Some performances have minimal admission fees. Children's Zoo Animal Shows and Sea Lion Shows are seasonal Memorial Day through Labor Day with limited shows in fall.

Free Hour

First hour the Zoo is open

Children's ZooConservation Carousel, & Stingrays at Caribbean Cove (when in season)

Penguin Feeding

3:30 p.m.
Penguin & Puffin Coast

Season and weather permitting.

Safari Tours

11:30 a.m., 12:30 & 2 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the Welcome Desk

Sea Lion Feeding

10:15 a.m., 1:45 & 3:15 p.m.

Sea Lion Sound

Sea Lion Show

11 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays

Sea Lion Sound

Sensory Saturdays at Wild Wonder Outpost

9:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of every month

The new Sensory Saturday sessions will be modified with dimmer lighting, reduced sound and a sensory-break area with fidgets (self-regulation tools to help with focus, attention, calming, and active listening), pillows and other accommodations. For more information, email, or call (314) 646-4544.

Tree Kanagroo Feeding

10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Children's Zoo

Wild Wonder Outpost Discovery Room

Through May 26, 2017

  • Monday-Friday: 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
  • Weekends: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Schedule: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. on November 24-25, December 26-30, January 16, February 20, March 27-31

Closed dates: November 6, 2016 - morning sessions, December 7-8, 2016,December 19-23, 2016, January 8, 2017 - morning sessions and March 20-24, 2017.

updated 10-3-16