Erie Zoo News & Updates

 

 

Erie Zoo goes into close down mode following guidelines for COVID-19

Posted on March 18th, 2020 at 5:12 PM

The Erie Zoo is going into close down mode. While spring is one of the zoos best season’s, CEO Scott Mitchell says they will follow the Governor’s guidelines as a non-essential business.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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Quill you be my Valentine?

Quill you be my Valentine?

Posted on January 28th, 2020 at 1:17 PM

Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the loved one in your life? We've got you covered! Check out our one of a kind Valentine's Day packages brought to you by the Erie Zoo and PopLuck Popcorn! 

*Offer now closed*

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Erie's Choice 2019

Erie's Choice 2019

Posted on October 16th, 2019 at 8:05 PM

Voted Erie's Choice 2019 for "Best Place to Work" AND "Best Place to Have a Birthday Party"

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Erie Zoo’s giraffe, Nigel, to leave for Midwest

Erie Zoo’s giraffe, Nigel, to leave for Midwest

Posted on October 10th, 2019 at 7:30 AM

Nigel, a 9-year-old giraffe, will leave the zoo at the end of this month, Scott Mitchell, Erie Zoological Society president and CEO, said on Thursday.

Nigel is leaving Erie for a zoo in the Midwest, Mitchell said. As part of the Erie Zoo’s $10 million capital campaign, Wild Open Spaces, it plans to make a larger and more interactive giraffe exhibit with a herd of giraffes, he explained.

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Photos: The Erie Zoo, through the years

Photos: The Erie Zoo, through the years

Posted on September 10th, 2019 at 1:17 PM

See many of our file photos of the Erie Zoo, through the years. Photos by ERIE TIMES-NEWS staff.

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ZooBoo Contest 2019

ZooBoo Contest 2019

Posted on September 6th, 2019 at 5:01 PM

ZooBOO is around the corner and we are always looking for new ways to decorate and make our Zoo a scary, but not TOO scary, place for families to enjoy. This year we need your help❗️




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Thank You Gala 2019 Sponsors!

Thank You Gala 2019 Sponsors!

Posted on September 5th, 2019 at 6:11 PM

A special thank you to our GalapaZOOza 2019 sponsors! This event could not be what it is today without your help!

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