Zoo Map

Purchase Tickets

 

We strongly recommend that guests purchase tickets online in advance. Those with online ticket will have the opportunity to skip a line and save money. 

Akron Zoo Members: Members do not need to, and should not, reserve tickets online in advance. You must bring your digital membership card and photo ID when visiting. 

Hours

Winter Season

Nov. 1 - March 31

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Important Dates

  • The Akron Zoo will only be open for Wild Lights on Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-23 & 26-30. The zoo will NOT be open during the day and general admission will NOT be available on those days. 
  • The zoo will be closing at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14 for the Akron Zoo staff holiday party.
  • The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Admission

Winter Season

Nov. 1 - March 31

$9 per person
Children under two are free.

Parking: $3 per vehicle when purchasing online
               $5 per vehicle on-site

The zoo will only be open for Wild Lights on Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-23 & 26-30. The zoo will NOT be open during the day and general admission will NOT be available on those days. 

Purchase Wild Lights Tickets

Purchase Winter General Admission Tickets

Having issues getting your tickets? Please check our troubleshooting FAQs to solve the issue. 


Masks Guidelines

Those medically able to wear masks are asked to do so indoors while visiting at the Akron Zoo. Social distancing is strongly recommended throughout the entire park. 

Adjustments to our mask guidelines are based on guidance from Summit County Public Health, City of Akron and the CDC. The health and safety of our visitors, staff, volunteers and animals is our highest priority. Thank you for your assistance in making the Akron Zoo a safe location for all to enjoy.