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Zoothing Hour 

Sept. 30, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 3:03:00 PM

Sensory Bag

We'll open an hour early for people with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises.

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Honey Harvest Festival 

Sept. 30, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:54:00 PM

Buzz out to the first annual Honey Harvest Festival celebrating bees, honey and other pollinators here at the Akron Zoo! Learn the importance of our pollinators through live animal demonstrations, keeper talks, music, crafts, honey wine tasting, sweet treats and more! 

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Member Morning 

Oct. 1, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:53:00 PM

Akron Zoo members can wake-up with the zoo with our new Member Mornings! Akron Zoo members will be able to enter the zoo an hour before we open to the public!

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Greater Akron Green Energy Tour 

Oct. 6, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:49:00 PM

Tour some of Akron's green organization and learn more about their sustainable operations. The guided tour begins at the Akron Zoo and will visit Old Trail School, Weinstein Residence (Hudson) and the Barlow Community Center. 

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Brew at the Zoo: Halloween Bash 

Oct. 6, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:46:00 PM

Brew at the Zoo

Purchase Tickets

Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Tickets include a 4oz souvenir tasting glass, 8 sample tastings, admission to the zoo after hours and a giveaway.

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 13, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:43:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 14, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:41:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

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Zoothing Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 20, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:38:00 PM

Zoothing Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

We’re opening an hour early for guests with special needs to enjoy Boo at the Zoo before the crowds. 

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 20, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:37:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 21, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:34:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 27, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 28, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:24:00 PM

Boo at the Zoo

Purchase tickets

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

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Ghost Tours 

Oct. 31, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:40:00 PM

Ghost Tour

Embrace Halloween night at the Akron Zoo with ghost tours, tarot card readers, games, crafts and up close encounters with some nocturnal animals.

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Election Day 

Nov. 6, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:27:00 PM

Goat

Free admission to all guests. Parking is $3.

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Veterans Appreciation Weekend 

Nov. 9 - 11
Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:20:00 PM

Bald Eagle

All veterans, past and current, receive free admission with valid military I.D. and immediate family members receive 50% off admission.

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Zoothing Hour 

Nov. 10, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:15:00 PM

Sensory Bag

We'll open an hour early for people with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises.

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National Adoption Day 

Nov. 17, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:12:00 PM

Adoption Day

Celebrate National Adoption Day at the Akron Zoo and learn how you can adopt a zoo animal and more!

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Wild Lights 

Nov. 23, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:06:00 PM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Nov. 24, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:03:00 PM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Nov. 25, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Nov. 30, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:53:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 1, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:50:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 2, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:41:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Trunk Show 

Dec. 6, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:33:00 AM

Local Vendors

Join us for this one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Stop by the booths of local vendors, and shop in our gift shop for all of your holiday needs. Shoppers receive a raffle ticket for every $10 spent and Akron Zoo members receive 20% off their gift shop purchases.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 7, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 8, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:26:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season! 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 9, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 14, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:16:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 15, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:13:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 16, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season! 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 21, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:04:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 22, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 23, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 26, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:51:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 27, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:48:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 28, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:42:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 29, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:35:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season! 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 30, 2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018 10:24:00 AM

Wild Lights

Tickets on sale Oct. 3

Come enjoy over thousands and thousands of lights and dozens of lighted displays throughout the zoo this holiday season!

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