Food at the Erie Zoo

The Erie Zoo has various concession stands available throughout the park. The hours of operation and menus vary depending on the season, weather, and attendance.

Our food menus include a variety of options including the following: Smith's hotdogs, popcorn, cotton candy, Coke products, and many other delicious items to satisfy your appetite or thirst during your visit.

Erie Zoo members receive a 10% discount on all concession stand items if they present their membership card.

Main Stand


Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4:30pm
(Weather, attendance & staffing permitting)

Located in the center of the zoo.

Yak Bar


Daily 10:30am-4:30pm
(Weather, attendance & staffing permitting)

Located next to the gift shop and connected to the train station.

Children's Zoo


Temporarily Closed.

Located in the Children's Adventure area, across from the carousel.

Mobile Food Vendors and Trucks

*Starting May 1st through June 9th 2023, your Erie Zoo is excited to welcome local mobile food vendors to serve weekdays 11am-2pm (weather permitting) right outside the Front Entrance Gates of the zoo to help supplement our concession stands and feature local businesses! No admission is necessary to visit the vendors, and if you are a zoo visitor, outside food is welcomed on grounds. Member discounts do not apply to mobile vendors. A portion of all proceeds benefits your nonprofit zoo.

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