The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrating More Than

140 Years

Assorted Foliage

A Day At The Buffalo Zoo

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

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Upcoming Events

This GivingTuesday we ask our Buffalo Zoo community to be a part of our Holiday Harvest Basket that will directly benefit your favorite animals and the keepers that care for them every single day. A financial gift is always appreciated...

Everyone’s favorite festive light show has returned—Zoo Lights at the Buffalo Zoo is back for another holiday season! Enjoy the Zoo after hours as you stroll through our illuminated winter wonderland. Take in the dazzling light displays (charge up your...

It’s that time of year again! The beloved Western New York holiday tradition, Breakfast with Santa at the Buffalo Zoo, is back for another holiday season! Start your day off right and bring your holiday appetite to the chef-prepared breakfast...

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Join Our Family

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.

Experiences for Public

We offer a variety of educational experiences at the 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.

Experiences for Educators

The Education Department has the exciting responsibility of promoting public awareness of the natural world and its conservation through fun, interactive learning experiences. 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.

Visitor Info at a glance

Hours of Operation

Today the zoo is open from
Friday–Sunday 10:00 am–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