Hours & Admission

The zoo is open every day except Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Summer Hours

March 1 – October 31

Gate: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Grounds: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

September 4  – ZOO CLOSED

-The Zoo will be closed during the day in preparation for The Wildest Party in Town – Zoo Rendezvous!


Winter Hours

November 1 – February 28

Gate: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grounds: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

ZooLights Hours

December 1 – 31

S-W:      5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (grounds close at 9)
Th-S:      5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. (grounds close at 10)
X-mas Eve      5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (grounds close at 9)

Admission Prices


SUMMER SEASON ( May 1 – September 30)

Adults $14.95
Seniors (65 and older): $12.95
Children (3 to 12): $10.95
Children 2 and younger: Free

REGULAR ( October 1 – April 30)

Adults $11.95
Seniors (65 and older): $9.95
Children (3 to 12): $8.95
Children 2 and younger: Free
You can purchase Zoo Admission tickets online! 

ZooLights Admission Prices

Check back during ZooLights to purchase tickets online

Adults: $7.00
Seniors (65 and older): $5.00
Children (3 to 12): $5.00
Member Adults: $6.00
Member Seniors (65 and older): $4.00
Member Children (3 to 12): $4.00
Children 2 and younger: Free
We accept American Express, VISA, Mastercard and Discover credit cards.

2600 East Sunnyside Avenue | Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 | (801) 584-1700