The Buffalo Zoo | Animal Experiences & Event Spaces | Buffalo, NY

The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

Daily 10:00am–4:00 pm | (716) 837-3900

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

Get active for a great cause this World Rhino Day for the 4th Annual Run for Rhinos Presented by our ProZoo Board and Reimer Home Services on Friday, September 22, at 6:00 PM. The race begins in Delaware Park and...

Everyone’s favorite adult Halloween event is back—Boo Bash at the Buffalo Zoo returns for another fa-boo-lous night of fun! Get into the Halloween spirit at this after-hours party for adults only (21+, valid ID required). Enjoy our spell-binding Halloween-themed cocktails...

Calling all little ghouls and goblins! It’s time for a fang-tastic evening at the Buffalo Zoo for Boo at the Zoo! Celebrate spooky season with this family-friendly event that features a Trick-or-Treat trail, fascinating Bubble Shows from WOW Party Buffalo,...

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Every visit to the Zoo is a unique experience that awakens your senses. With a Buffalo Zoo membership you may visit the Zoo as often as you like – and your admission is absolutely FREE.

Animal Experiences for Public

We offer a variety of educational animal experiences at the Buffalo Zoo for the public. These programs are opportunities for kids of all ages to enjoy and expand their knowledge of animal behavior/conservation through hands-on and immersive learning experiences at the Buffalo Zoo. We also offer an engaging summer zoo camp to those in the Buffalo, NY community to give your child an exciting opportunity to learn more about our animals.

Animal Experiences for Educators

The Education Department has the exciting responsibility of promoting public awareness of the natural world and its conservation through fun, interactive animal experiences in Buffalo, NY. To accomplish this task, we provide a variety of general and specifically tailored programming at the Zoo and in the community for children and adults of all ages. Bring your students to the Buffalo Zoo for an educational field trip in Buffalo, NY!

Visitor Info at a glance

Hours of Operation

Today the zoo is open from
Daily 10:00am–4:00 pm Our daily schedule has plenty of options for you to choose from!


The Zoo Grounds date back to the 1870s. See for yourself how far we've come. This map will be your guide!


300 Parkside Ave. Buffalo NY 14214 Located in Delaware Park in the heart of North Buffalo