School bus

For your next school trip, company outing or family get-together, consider a visit to your Akron Zoo!

We offer group admission rates to eligible schools, families and organizations purchasing a minimum of 15 tickets.

All groups must be registered, and tickets must be purchased at least one week in advance in one payment to receive group rate pricing.

Summer Season (April 1 - Oct. 31)

Schools K-12, Online/Virtual, Homeschools, Universities, etc.
  • $6 per student
  • $9 per adult

Groups receive one free adult for every five children if purchased at least one week before visit.*

Preschools, Day Cares, Summer Camps, Scouts, Families, etc.
  • $7 per child
  • $10 per adult

Groups receive one free adult for every five children if purchased at least one week before visit.*

Winter Season (Nov. 1 - March 31)

All Winter Groups
  • $6 per person

Groups receive one free adult for every five students if purchased at least one week before visit.*

Field trip tickets are not available during Wild Lights.

Bus/Group Van Parking

Complimentary parking is available on buses and group vans on a first-come, first-served basis. Bus parking spaces are not guaranteed. Please have a plan in place with your driver in case the bus parking lot is full upon arrival.

Please note - If your group is arriving by bus during the months of April, May or June, group rates will only be given to individuals riding the bus. Parents, chaperones or school staff are not permitted to drive their individual vehicles to meet up with their group before entering the zoo.

Personal Vehicle Parking: $3 per vehicle when paid in advance ($5 on-site/day-of)

*All group tickets must be paid at least one week in advance. Day-of group rates are not available

Educational classroom programs are available to enhance your field trip or group visit. Program pricing varies and availability is limited.

Field Trip/Group Ticket Request Form