Hours of Operation
The Louisville Zoo is open daily year-round.
Closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days.
March 16 to Labor Day:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (exit by 6 p.m.)
Summer Twilight Hours:
Thursdays - Saturdays in June and July, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (exit by 8 p.m.)
September to mid-March:
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (exit by 5 p.m.)
Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club
March through October
Animal Program Schedule
(Pending weather conditions. All events and activities are subject to change without notice)
Elephant Program -
11 a.m. & 4 p.m.
Bear Training Demonstrations at
Glacier Run -
11:15 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Giraffe Feeding - 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Gorilla Program - 2:30 p.m.
HerpAquarium Program - 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Islands Program – 10:15 a.m. & 3 p.m.
Lorikeet Feeding - Continuously at Lorikeet Landing when the temperature is 50 degrees or above. Nectar may be purchased at the exhibit for $2 per cup.
Meerkat Enrichment - 3 p.m.
Seal & Sea Lions Training Demonstrations at Glacier Run – 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 3:45 p.m.
Pygmy Hippo Program - 11:30 a.m.
Tiger Training at Etscorn Tiger Tundra - 11:45 a.m. & 3 p.m.