Visit the elephants in Africa, stroll through the Islands to see the orangutans, linger at the polar bear pool in Glacier Run, explore the lush botanical gardens and encounter the majestic gorillas in Gorilla Forest. With more than 1,200 animals, award-winning exhibits and activities galore, there’s always something new at the Zoo! The Louisville Zoological Gardens is a nonprofit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, dedicated to "Bettering the Bond Between People and Our Planet" through excellent care for animals, wonderful family memories for visitors, and leadership in conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the AZA and the AAM.
There's always something new to do at the Zoo. Enjoy temporary exhibits and dozens of special events throughout the year including popular holiday activities.
ZOO EVENT CALENDAR
Oct 4 – Oct 28, 2018
"The World's Largest Halloween Party!" Presented by Meijer.
Dec 8, 9 & Dec 15, 16, 2018
Time to Celebrate. 50th Anniversary.