Recent Announcements from the Erie Zoo



50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Posted on April 22nd, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and though we can't be together physically, there are so many ways we can come together to protect and celebrate our planet. This year, Earth Day is going digital!

Ways to Help Your Erie Zoo

Posted on April 12th, 2020 at 3:09 PM

As a nonprofit, your Erie Zoo depends on ticket sales, memberships, concession purchases, donations, and education programs to care for the animals and keep our facility functioning. If you are looking for a way to help your Zoo today, please visit the link below to find out all the different ways you can support us during this time of need!

Ways to Help

Statement Addressing Covid-19 Transfer to Animals

Posted on April 9th, 2020 at 5:50 PM
A statement from your Erie Zoo regarding Covid-19 transfer to animals:
In response to the recent report of Covid-19 transfer from a keeper to big cat species at the Bronx Zoo, we have implemented protocol that all keeper staff must wear masks and gloves when entering all animal holding areas..

Covid-19 Update: Temporarily Closed

Posted on March 17th, 2020 at 12:06 PM
In response to the directive addressing the Covid-19 (coronavirus) situation issued by Governor Tom Wolf, effective today, Tuesday March 16th, your Erie Zoo will be CLOSED for a minimum of two weeks. Please check our Facebook and website for up to date information as the situation progresses.
We thank you for your understanding and support during this difficult time.
Ways to help your Zoo:

Experience Curling CANCELLED

Posted on March 16th, 2020 at 5:24 PM
In light of recent circumstances, we along with the French Creek Curling Club have decided to cancel all of the Experience Curling events we had scheduled for next week. 🥌
All those who purchased tickets already will be receiving a refund. We deeply apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience.

Zoo Classes Cancelled

Posted on March 13th, 2020 at 8:51 PM

All Erie Zoo classes are now cancelled until further notice in response to Covid-19 directives.

Covid-19 Prevention Measures

Posted on March 13th, 2020 at 5:53 PM

UPDATE: Your Erie Zoo is now temporarily closed.

At this time the Erie Zoo will remain open daily 10am-5pm as normal. Presently there are no cases of Covid-19 in the Erie area and we feel is safe to keep our gates open at this time.

St Patrick's Parade CANCELED

Posted on March 12th, 2020 at 7:43 PM
Due to recent statements from Governor Wolf and Mayor Schember regarding Covid-19 safety precautions, the Knights & Ladies of St. Patrick have decided to cancel the St. Patrick's Day Parade this weekend.
We are sorry for any inconvenience, but want to encourage everyone to practice proper hygiene, social distancing, and health precautions.

Experience Curling!

Posted on March 10th, 2020 at 4:00 PM

UPDATE: Cancelled

Have you always wanted to learn to curl like the Olympians? Now's your chance! Sign up for "Experience Curling" at the Flo Fabrizio Ice Center today!

GalapaZOOza 2020 Ticket Sales

Posted on February 28th, 2020 at 1:56 PM

GalapaZOOza 2020 - The ROARing 20's tickets will go on sale Monday March 2nd at 8am ONLINE ONLY. Limit 4 per person. 

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