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Hours & Admission


Winter Season

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

General Admission

  • Per person: $7.00
  • Akron Zoo Members: FREE
  • Non-member parking: $3.00 

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

The Akron Zoo is offering free admission to federal government employees affected by the government shutdown. With a valid federal government I.D., employees can receive up to four free tickets through the end of February, or the end of the government shutdown - whatever comes first, as a thank you for your hard work and dedication.

Parking and other fees not included. Does not include evening events.

Summer Season

Zoo EntranceApril – October
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily


  • Adults: $12.00
  • Senior Citizens (62 & older): $10.00
  • Children (ages 2-14): $9.00
  • Akron Zoo Members: FREE
  • Non-member parking: $3.00

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Field Trips
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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.