Recent Announcements from the Erie Zoo

Opening Day March 1st, 2019

Posted on January 24th, 2019 at 10:04 AM
Opening Day March 1st, 2019


The day we have been waiting for is almost here!

The Zoo will reopen to the public on March 1st, 2019.


Our GRAND reopening celebration will be Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 and admission will be FREE on this day thanks to our sponsor UPMC Health Plan.



The Zoo will open at 10am and will remain open until 5pm. The grand reopening has turned into a tradition for many families in the Erie area and the staff and animals alike are excited for visitors to return! Love the carousel? Make sure you join us in the Children’s Zoo for your first ride of the year! On Saturday, there will be many activities taking place for the whole family to enjoy from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. You will be able to visit with Zoo Docents as they teach you about some of your favorite animals around the Zoo grounds. The Children’s Zoo Concession Stand will be open with special discounts! The Education Department will also be running 15% off summer camps when you sign up in person.

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