• The Zoo will be hosting Dog Days at the Zoo on the following dates:
    – All day on Tuesday, March 12, and Thursday, March 14, 2024.
    – For these special dates, the Zoo is open for regular admission, but you can also bring your well-behaved dog to the Zoo with you (dog tickets are limited).
    – Simply purchase a dog ticket along with your family’s human tickets, and Fido can experience many of the sights, sounds and smells that make the Zoo so special.
    – A limited number of dog tickets are available throughout each day, and can be purchased at cmzoo.org/dogdays.
  • The Zoo will close early at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 for our evening fundraising event, Run to the Shrine. The Shrine will close at 1 p.m., and Sky Ride will close at 3:30 p.m.
  • Our grizzly bears won’t be visible to guests until early summer 2024. Read why at cmzoo.org/bears!
  • The carousel is currently CLOSED for relocation. We anticipate it will resume operation by Summer 2024. We apologize for any inconvenience.

NOTE: Normal daytime Zoo hours are year-round, daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., last timed entry at 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. (Please note: Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun hours are different from Zoo hours.)