Erie Zoo Emergency Fund

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.

Due to the closure of the zoo in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, we are asking for support from our community so we can continue providing the best quality care for your animals that call the Erie Zoo home. Please consider a donation to our Emergency Fund today - no gift is too small in this time of need.

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Other ways to support your Erie Zoo:

  1. Buy, renew, or gift an Erie Zoo membership!

    Buy Membership

  2. Sponsor your favorite Erie Zoo animal! (Please note, thank you package shipping may be delayed temporarily.)

    Sponsor an Animal

  3. URGENT: Submit online your support for the Association of Zoos & Aquariums $4 billion economic stimulus package supporting zoos, aquariums, and museums across our country. The policymakers need to hear from YOU!

    Submit your Support

  4. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Please like and share our posts! 

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Covid-19 Response Updates:

March 18th, 2020

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.

We would like to ask our supporters that if you are able and willing, to continue to support us through purchasing/renewing your membership online, sponsoring an animal, donating to our "Emergency Fund", or simply spreading the word via your social media. We know this is a difficult time for all of us, so no amount or way of help is too small.

During this time, please take comfort in knowing that we are maintaining the highest quality of animal care. As always, the animals are our top priority. Your support will allow us to continue to care for your animals at the highest level. We thank you for all of your continued support! 💚



March 17th, 2020

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.

All classes, programs, and events are cancelled during this time.

We thank you for your understanding and support during this difficult time.



March 16th, 2020 

Due to recent circumstances, the decision has been made to cancel all the "Experience Curling" events at the Flo Fabrizio Ice Center.

Those who have purchased tickets will be receiving a refund. We are sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment. Our plan is to move forward with a similar event when we reopen in the fall so stay tuned!



March 13th, 2020

All Erie Zoo classes and programs are cancelled until March 27th.

Zoo classes follow the Erie School District closure procedures. With all Pennsylvania school districts now closing through March 27th, we will also be cancelling classes through March 27th as well.

Please call the Education Department Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with any questions or refunds at (814) 864-4091 x223