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Dare to Care
Food Drive & Admission Discount     


The Louisville Zoo is teaming up with Kroger and Dare to Care Food Bank offering a special discounted Zoo admission November 1, 2014
through February 28, 2015 for guests who participate in a canned food drive.

To date, the Zoo has collected nearly 22,000 pounds of food thanks to the generosity of its visitors. This will be the sixth year of our partnership. 

To receive a 50% off regular adult and child General Admission, visitors must bring one canned good per person and present it at the Zoo’s ticket window. 

For an added bonus, show your Kroger Plus Card and receive a free carousel ride ticket good for Spring 2015. One ticket per card. Please note the Zoo carousel is closed for the season and will reopen around March 14, 2015, weather permitting.

The offer is valid for regular daytime admission and not for Santa’s Safari, other special fee-based programs, for pre-paid groups of 15 or more or with other discounts unless noted. (No refunds provided on pre-paid advance or online tickets.) Multiple cans are appreciated but only one can is required per person for the discount. Additional cans do not provide additional discounts.

General Admission

Valid Nov. 1, 2014 ─ Feb. 28, 2015
One can per person

  • Adults (12-59): $8 (regularly $15.95)
  • Seniors (60+): $8 (regularly $11.50 - senior rate is already a discounted rate)
  • Children (3-11): $5.75 (regularly $11.50)

School Field Trips

Valid Nov 1, 2014 ─ Feb. 28, 2015

  • Students (WITH one canned food item per student): $5 (regularly $7)

One chaperone per 10 students required. Not valid for education program fees.

Click for Field Trip Details.

Dare to Care

Some of Dare to Care Food Bank’s most needed items are peanut butter, soup, canned fruit, beans, rice, tuna, cereal, fruit juice, pasta and canned vegetables.  For more information on Dare to Care, visit www.daretocare.org.


The Zoo is open daily year round. Fall/winter hours continue through March 13, 2015, 10 a.m. 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.). The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day