Hours/Admissions

The Racine Zoo is open year round. Please note that admission/entrance gates close prior to the official Zoo closing time. 

Special Closing Dates:

September 9th, 2017 - The Zoo will be closing at 4pm with the last admission at 3pm

September 16th, 2017 - The Zoo will be CLOSED ALL DAY - For the Great Lakes Brewfest

Summer Operating Hours: 

Now - October 8, 2017, the Zoo's hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., last paid admission at 5:00 p.m. 

Fall Operating Hours: 

October 9, 2017 -  November 30, 2017, the Zoo's hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., last paid admission at 3:30 p.m. 

Winter Operating Hours: 

December 1, 2017- February 28, 2018, the Zoo's hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., last paid admission at 3:00 p.m.  

Spring Operating Hours: 2018

March 1, 2018- April 27, 2018, the Zoo's hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., last paid admission at 3:30 p.m.  

Summer Operating Hours: 2018

April 28, 2018 - October 7, 2018, the Zoo's hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., last paid admission at 5:00 p.m. 


Admission Rates:

Member - FREE

Children 2 and younger - FREE

Adult $8.00
Senior (62 and older) $7.00
Child (15 and younger) $6.00

 

Winter Admission Rates:

Member - FREE

Children 2 and younger - FREE

Adult $4.00
Senior (62 and older) $3.50
Child (15 and younger) $3.00

Racine County residents receive $1.00 off regular admission prices by showing a valid photo I.D. (Does not apply during Fall and Winter hours)


Parking
PARKING IS FREE! Parking lots are located on the corner of Walton and North Wisconsin, and a small lot is adjacent to the main entrance of the Zoo.  Street parking is also available.


Racine County Residents

Racine County residents receive half off all regular admission rates with valid photo ID on Wednesdays, April through October.

Racine County residents with valid photo ID receive FREE Zoo admission on the following days:

*Thanksgiving Day
*New Year's Day

**The Zoo is closed on Christmas Day 


Veterans

In honor of serving, all active and non-active Veterans receive FREE admission on Veterans Day. 

*Must show ID and applies only to Veteran, not group rate. 


Helpful Links

MEMBERSHIP

GROUP RATES

ZOO MANNERS