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Pride of Africa Day 

July 19, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:58:00 AM

Celebrate our newest area, Pride of Africa, with special activities throughout the day.

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Brew at the Zoo 

July 20, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:55:00 AM

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Sample different beers and wines from local breweries and wineries. Enjoy the zoo in the evening, plus food trucks, live entertainment and more.

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Members' Night 

July 26, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:51:00 AM

Mom and baby viewing snow leopard

Akron Zoo members can enjoy these exclusive member only, after-hours events throughout the summer.

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Member Mornings 

July 27 - Aug. 1, 2019
Posted by Elena Bell Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:50:00 AM

Akron Zoo members can wake-up with the zoo and enter the park an hour before the zoo opens to the public. 

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Carnival of Tails 

July 28, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:48:00 AM

It’s fun for the whole family with carnival food, games and prizes!

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Sundae Sunday 

Aug. 4, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:46:00 AM

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Enjoy ice cream sundaes while visiting the zoo.

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Summer Safari 

Aug. 9, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:43:00 AM

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Join us for our largest fundraiser of the year. Enjoy live animal encounters, music, drinks and food from the area’s finest caterers and restaurants.

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World Lion Day 

Aug. 10, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:41:00 AM

Spend time learning about these majestic big cats with educational talks and lion-themed activities.

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Zoothing Hour 

Aug. 16, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:39:00 AM

The zoo will open an hour early for guests with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises.

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Wild for Wine  

Aug 17, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:37:00 AM

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The wildest wine tasting in town. Sample wines from local wineries while enjoying appetizers and animal painting demonstrations. 

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Clue at the Zoo 

Aug. 24, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:30:00 AM

There is a mystery to solve and we need your help to find out whodunit!  

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Members' Night 

Aug. 30, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:28:00 AM

Akron Zoo members can enjoy these exclusive member only, after-hours events throughout the summer.

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Member Mornings 

Aug. 31 - Sept. 5
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:27:00 AM

Akron Zoo members can wake-up with the zoo and enter the park an hour before the zoo opens to the public. 

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Senior Safari 

Sept. 6, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:25:00 AM

Adults 62 and older can enjoy discounted admission, live entertainment and vendors throughout the zoo that offer services for seniors. 

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Animal Enrichment Day: Training Showcase 

Sept. 7, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:23:00 AM

Join our animal keepers as they demonstrate training techniques with some of the zoo’s animals. Listen to keepers talk about the importance of training for the health and well-being of the animals. 

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Brew at the Zoo 

Sept. 7, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:22:00 AM

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Sample different beers and wines from local breweries and wineries. Enjoy the zoo in the evening, plus food trucks, live entertainment and more.

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Wine and Paint 

Sept. 11, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:21:00 AM

Create an animal-themed masterpiece like no other! Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres and a glass of wine while painting!

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Zoothing Hour 

Sept. 14, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:20:00 AM

The zoo will open an hour early for guests with special needs who don’t like crowds or loud noises.

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Honey Harvest Festival 

Sept. 29, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:20:00 AM

Buzz out to the Honey Harvest Festival celebrating bees, honey and other pollinators! Learn the importance of pollinators through live animal demonstrations, keeper talks, music, crafts and more.

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Brew at the Zoo: Halloween Bash 

Oct. 5, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:18:00 AM

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Sample different beers and wines from local breweries and wineries. Enjoy the zoo in the evening, plus food trucks, live entertainment and more.

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 12, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:15:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

It’s everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event! Bring your little ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes for a unique trick-or-treat experience. See amazing animals while collecting treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 13, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:12:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

It’s everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event! Bring your little ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes for a unique trick-or-treat experience. See amazing animals while collecting treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

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Zoothing Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 19, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

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. 19, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

It’s everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event! Bring your little ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes for a unique trick-or-treat experience. See amazing animals while collecting treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 20, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:08:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

It’s everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event! Bring your little ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes for a unique trick-or-treat experience. See amazing animals while collecting treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 26, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:06:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

It’s everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event! Bring your little ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes for a unique trick-or-treat experience. See amazing animals while collecting treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

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Boo at the Zoo 

Oct. 27, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Boo at the Zoo

Tickets on sale in September

It’s everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event! Bring your little ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes for a unique trick-or-treat experience. See amazing animals while collecting treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo.

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Ghost Tours 

Oct. 31, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Embrace Halloween night at the Akron Zoo with guided ghost tours and tales of Akron Zoo ghosts. 

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Penguin Palooza 

Nov. 2, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Celebrate our Humboldt penguins! Warm up with free hot chocolate while you create your own penguin craft. Plus, you can feed the penguins, while supplies last.

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Election Day 

Nov. 5, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:57:00 AM

Free admission to all guests. 

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Veterans Appreciation Days 

Nov. 8 - 11, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:54:00 AM

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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Penguin Palooza 

Nov. 9, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:53:00 AM

Celebrate our Humboldt penguins! Warm up with free hot chocolate while you create your own penguin craft! Plus, you can feed the penguins, while supplies last.

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Penguin Palooza 

Nov. 23, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:49:00 AM

Celebrate our Humboldt penguins! Warm up with free hot chocolate while you create your own penguin craft! Plus, you can feed the penguins, while supplies last.

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Wild Lights 

Nov. 29, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:47:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Penguin Palooza 

Nov. 30, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Celebrate our Humboldt penguins! Warm up with free hot chocolate while you create your own penguin craft! Plus, you can feed the penguins, while supplies last.

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Wild Lights 

Nov. 30, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:43:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 1, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:42:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Trunk Show 

Dec. 5, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:40:00 AM

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.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 6, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:35:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights  

Dec. 7, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:33:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 8, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:31:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Brew at the Zoo: Holiday Special 

Dec. 12, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:26:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Enjoy beer and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries as you stroll through the zoo enjoying Wild Lights and holiday ales.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 13, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:20:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 14, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:19:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 15, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:16:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 20, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 21, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:08:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 22, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:06:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 23, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 26, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:04:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Wild Lights  

Dec. 27, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:02:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 28, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 7:55:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays.

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 29, 2019
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 7:52:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Wild Lights 

Dec. 30, 2019
Posted by Elena Bell Wednesday, January 3, 2018 7:50:00 AM

Tickets on sale in October

Celebrate the holidays at the ‘wildest’ lighting display around! Surround yourself with dazzling lights, amazing animals, special entertainment and the sounds of the holidays. 

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Zoo Year's Eve 

Dec. 31, 2019
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Join us in ringing in the new year with a Zoo Year’s Eve celebration!

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