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We can’t wait to see you at Denver Zoo! In order to provide the best experience for all our guests, we’re limiting the number of visitors per day. Online timed tickets are required for everyone, including Denver Zoo members (free) and children two and under (free).

Having trouble booking online? Call Guest Services at 720-337-1400 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Important Information

Denver Zoo Hours

Online timed ticket reservations are required for entry. You will be asked to select a timed entry window during the online ticketing process.

Member tickets go on sale 15 days in advance.

General Admission tickets go on sale 10 days in advance.

 

The Zoo is open daily from 10:00am - 5:00pm.  Entry gates close at 4:00pm.

 

Seasonal member hours:

Weekends

Members only from 8:30am-10:00am
General admission opens at 10:00am

May 25 - October 31, 2024
Members only from 8:30am-10:00am
General admission opens at 10:00am

Closing hours may vary by day but are 1 hour and 30 minutes after the last ticket entry time.

Denver Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

 

 

Community Connections Equitable Access Program

Need more affordable ways to visit us? We have you covered!

 

Free or Nearly Free Admission:

  • SNAP Explorer Card Holders: For each card, admission is $3 (effective July 1, 2024) up to 10 guests. Discounted SNAP tickets are not available onsite.
  • 5X5 Denver School Program cards
  • Seven Free Days each year. To reserve tickets, click below.

 

Denver Zoo Ticket Pricing

  • Adults (Ages 16-64): $25.20
  • Seniors (Ages 65+): $22.05
  • Youth (Ages 3-15): $18.90
  • Youth 2 and Under: Free

Member tickets go on sale 15 days in advance.
General Admission tickets go on sale 10 days in advance.

General Admission tickets are non-refundable.

    
   

Denver Zoo is a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC)

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A Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) is a facility or organization in which at least 80% of their staff is highly trained, fully equipped and certified in the field of autism.

Animal Talks + Demonstrations

Date

June 20, 2024

Demonstration - Llama

Llama Habitat

9:00 a.m.

Animal Talk - Grevy's Zebra and Ostrich

Zebra Habitat

9:30 a.m.

Animal Talk - African Buffalo

African Buffalo Habitat

9:30 a.m.

Demonstration - African Penguin

Pinnacol African Penguin Point

10:15 a.m.

Conservation Talk - Flamingo

Flamingo Yard

10:30 a.m.

Animal Talk - Clouded Leopard

Toyota Elephant Passage-Clouded Leopard

10:30 a.m.

Demonstration-Wild Encounters

Zoo Gardens

10:45 a.m.

Demonstration - Asian Elephant

McGrath Family Amphitheater

11:00 a.m.

Activation - Fun with Flamingos

Flamingo Habitat

11:00 a.m.

Demonstration - Giraffe

Giraffe Habitat

11:30 a.m.

Conservation Talk - Bighorn Sheep

Sheep Mountain

11:45 a.m.

Demonstration - Predator Ridge

Pahali Ya Mwana

12:00 p.m.

Educator Talk-Animal Hospital

Arthur E. Johnson Animal Hospital

12:00 p.m.

Animal Talk-Otters

El Pomar Foundation Village Hall

1:15 p.m.

Demonstration-Wild Encounters

Zoo Gardens

1:15 p.m.

Demonstration - Asian Elephant

McGrath Family Amphitheater

1:45 p.m.

Animal Talk - Gibbon & Rhino

The Anschutz Foundation Gibbon Islands

2:00 p.m.

Demonstration-Amur Tigers

The Edge

2:30 p.m.

Animal Talk - Vampire Bat

Tropical Discovery

2:45 p.m.

Animal Talk-Capuchin Monkey

Primate Panorama

2:45 p.m.

Demonstration - African Penguin

Pinnacol African Penguin Point

3:15 p.m.

Animal Talk - River Hippopotamus

Pachyderms

3:30 p.m.

Animal Talk - Takhi/Mongolian Horse

Mongolian Wild Horse Habitat

3:45 p.m.

Educator Talk-Animal Hospital

Arthur E. Johnson Animal Hospital

4:00 p.m.

Animal Talk - Grevy's Zebra and Ostrich

Zebra Habitat

4:30 p.m.

Animal Talk - African Buffalo

African Buffalo Habitat

4:30 p.m.

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Your Ultimate Guide

The FREE Denver Zoo App makes it easier than ever to get your BEAR-ings as you explore our 80-acre campus. Purchase tickets, access our interactive map, learn about your favorite animals + more!

Book a Special Experience

There’s always something new to do at the Zoo! Click the buttons below to learn what’s on offer during YOUR visit—from seasonal rides and films to unforgettable animal encounters + more!

Get a Helping Hand

Need a little push to keep your Denver Zoo visit rolling along? Wagon rentals at Denver Zoo—along with a few other friendly helpers—are easier than ever! Simply below to reserve.

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in Colorado + worldwide.