Zoo Map

Hours & Admission

 

2021 Summer Season

April 4 - Oct. 31

Hours
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

On Oct. 16-17, 23-24 & 30-31, the Akron Zoo is open for Boo at the Zoo ONLY. General admission is not available on those dates. 

Admission
Adults: $13
Senior Citizens (ages 62+): $11
Children (ages 2-14): $10
Children under two are free.

Parking Online: $3 per vehicle
              On-Site: $5 per vehicle

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

Akron Zoo Members: Members do not need to reserve tickets online in advance. You must bring your digital membership card and photo ID when visiting. the opportunity to skip a line and save money. 

Purchase Summer General Admission Tickets

Masks Guidelines

Beginning Saturday, Aug. 21, 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.  


Winter Season

November – March*
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

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

Akron Zoo Members: Members do not need to reserve tickets online in advance. You must bring your digital membership card and photo ID when visiting. the opportunity to skip a line and save money. 

General Admission

  • Per person: $9.00
  • Akron Zoo Members: FREE
  • Parking Online: $3 per vehicle
                  On-Site: $5 per vehicle

Purchase Winter General Admission Tickets

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. 

The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


Summer Season

Zoo EntranceApril 4 – October 31
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily*

Admission

  • Adults: $13.00
  • Senior Citizens (62 & older): $11.00
  • Children (ages 2-14): $10.00
  • Akron Zoo Members: FREE
  • Non-member parking: $3.00

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Membership
Field Trips
Zoo Map
All group tickets must be booked in advance. Day-of group rates are not available. Field trips are not available for Boo at the Zoo and Wild Lights. 

Picnic areas are available on a first-come basis. Learn more about reserving a picnic area.