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March 1 ─ Oct. 31, 2014

Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club for Zoo Walkers

Monday - Sunday, 8 - 9:15 a.m.
(exit the Zoo by 9:30 a.m.)
Summer Twilight Hours June-July; Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 5-7 p.m. (8 p.m. exit the Zoo) 

Month of April

Party for the Planet 2014: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth

powered by LG&E and KU Energy

One day isn’t enough to celebrate the wonders of our planet and promote the need to protect it, so the Louisville Zoo is hosting a month-long party. The month of April includes special activities; zookeeper presentations; a regional art contest for students; $3 admission on April 13; and events to delight patrons of all ages.

April 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2014

ZooPoopyDoo and Compost Sale


April 19, June 21 & September 21

Rose Class

May At The Zoo
presented by McDonalds® Restaurants of Kentuckiana

May 10

Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk

Presented by Norton Audubon Hospital & McDonald's® Restaurants of Kentuckiana

Sunday, May 11

McDonald’s® Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mother’s Day with free Zoo admission for moms courtesy of McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana. Find out what human and animal moms have in common and participate in a fun scavenger hunt.

Saturday, May 17 

Monarchs 50th Anniversary Concert at the Louisville Zoo

5 - 9 p.m.

Come celebrate 50 years of the chart topping song “Look Homeward Angel” at the WAKY Monarchs 50th Anniversary Concert at the Louisville Zoo. The Monarchs will perform some of their greatest hits along with covers of other popular tunes.

Sunday, May 18

Storybook Character Day

Sponsored by McDonald's® Restaurants of Kentuckiana

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Imagination comes to life as kids meet some of their favorite storybook characters including Little Critter, Wild Thing (Where the Wild Things Are), Geronimo Stilton, Skippyjon Jones, Curious George and Mouse (If you Give a Mouse a Cookie). McDonald’s mascots Birdie, Grimmace and Hamburgler will stop by too!

June At The Zoo
presented by Ford Motor Company

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Zoofari! 2014 - Adventure Down Under

Fridays: June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12

2014 Friday Night Movie Series

Sponsored by Kentucky Education Savings Trust, Subway & Louisville Water Company

Field opens at 6 p.m., movie starts at sundown
Join us on the second Friday of the month, June through September, to enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. The Zoo Crew will provide free entertainment before the show. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chairs. Movie nights are free to Zoo members and only $5 after 5 p.m. for non-members.

  • Friday, June 13: Despicable Me 2
  • Friday, July 11: Frozen
  • Friday, Aug. 8: The Croods
  • Friday, Sept. 12: Monster’s University

Sunday, June 15

Ford’s Father’s Day at the Zoo

Sponsored by Ford Motor Company

Celebrate Father’s Day with free Zoo admission to all dads courtesy of Ford. Check out zookeeper talks featuring our animal dads including meerkat dad Leonard.

Saturday, June 21

WAKY Rock N’ Roll Reunion Concert

Concerts begin at 1 p.m.

Take a trip back in time at the WAKY Rock N’ Roll Reunion concert. Enjoy the best of 60s and 70s local bands when they get together for one huge concert. The concert is FREE with Zoo admission or Louisville Zoo membership. Concert lineup coming soon.


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