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Open Daily from 10am-5pm (last entry 4:15pm)
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Visitor Info at a Glance


Open Daily 10am-5pm
(last admission 4:15pm)

(814) 864-4091
Monday through Friday
9am - 4pm


ADULT 13 + ABOVE: $12


CHILDREN 2-12: $8



423 West 38th Street
Erie, PA 16508

PO Box 3268
Erie, PA 16508


Chubby Unicorn Shirts Are Back!

Posted on May 5th 2022
They're back! And with a fresh new look! 🦏
PRE-SALE for the new Save the Chubby Unicorns t-shirts starts now and runs through May 23rd! $5 of every shirt will go back to the International Rhino Foundation and rhino conservation!
Snag yours today at on our Online Gift Shop
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Easter Sunday Hours

Posted on April 15th 2022

Your Erie Zoo is open regular operating hours of 10am-5pm with last admission of 4:15pm for Easter Sunday. The Children's Zoo Concession stand, Safariland Express Train, Wildlife Carousel, and Gift Shop will all be open their regular Sunday operating hours weather and attendance permitting. The Main Stand Concessions will be closed. You can find all amenity operating hours under our "Visit" tab. 

No Erie Zoo Parade for 2022

Posted on March 24th 2022

The Erie Zoo will not be hosting the annual Erie Zoo Parade in 2022. At this time the zoo is focusing its resources and efforts towards progress on the zoo grounds to enhance our visitors' experience. We apologize to the community for absence of this beloved event and thank you for your understanding as we work on a new and exciting chapter for you at your Erie Zoo.

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Party for the Planet

Sat May 21st 2022
10:00am - 2:00pm

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The mission of the Erie Zoo is to nurture an appreciation of the world and provide the community with meaningful educational and recreational experiences that foster a greater sense of awareness, stewardship and conservation of animals and plants.

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