Still Time to Play
School is back in session but there's still time to play!
The Louisville Zoo is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors all year long - enjoy seasonal plantings, the cool fun at the Papa John's Splash Park, movie nights and fun holiday events.
While you may enjoy a leisurely stroll through our botanical gardens, you can also get a bird's-eye view by buckling up for an adventure on the rope courses...even the little ones can join in on SkyTykes! Or take a tour of the whole grounds with a leisurely ride on the Zoo Train.
Have you ever tried a "Cherry-pomelon-colada" ICEE? Create your own signature ICEE flavor at the fun new ICEE Mix It Up Stations at Kentucky Canteen (main plaza) and Bomassa Soft Serve (near the African Outpost). Flavors include cherry, watermelon, pina colada, cherry limeade, Coke, orange, pomegranate cherry and more. Yum!
Be sure to stop by the Meerkat exhibit near the African Outpost to say hello to the newest growing member of the Zoo's meekat mob, an adorable Meerkat baby.*
And don't be surprised if you spot some other more unusual new inhabitants of the Zoo – Big Big Bugs! These 13 gigantic animatronic creatures have invaded the Zoo grounds for a limited time through Sept. 28 courtesy of Ford Motor Company - you can't miss them! See some of the great names our visitors provided for these gigantic bugs!
*Note: as with all of our animals, the baby's schedule is subject to change.