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Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Monday, Jan. 18
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Free admission for all guests. Parking is $3. 

Tickets must be reserved online (see below). No tickets will be available at the door. To avoid overcrowding, tickets are available via time ticketing. The time selected for your tickets is the time you must enter the park. 

All guests, ages 10 and older, are required to wear a mask at all times when in the Akron Zoo.

View all of our COVID-19 safety precautions and visitor guidelines.

We are following current CDC guidelines by asking employees and customers to stay home if they are sick, encouraging respiratory etiquette and appropriate hand hygiene. All Akron Zoo staff and guests, ages 10 and older, are required to wear masks. 

  • All indoor buildings are open with limited capacity.
  • The Komodo Kingdom Café is open. 
  • The boma is open for limited cracker sales. 
  • All play areas are closed. 
  • The carousel is open, weather permitting. 
  • The train is closed for the season. 

How to Reserve Free MLK Day Tickets

  1. To reserve your tickets, click the link below.
  2. Click "Other Dates" and select Jan. 18.
  3. Click "Other Times" and select your time frame. Your half hour time slot is your time frame to enter the zoo. You're welcome to stay in the park as long as you'd like during our open hours.
    *If your desired time frame is not appearing, it is sold out. 
  4. Add the number of adults and children to your cart. 
  5. Parking is not included. Add parking to your shopping cart. 

Reserve Tickets