Release Date: November 1,2017

Akron Zoo celebrates veterans and voters

The Akron Zoo will be offering discounted and free admission days in November for Veteran’s Day and Election Day.

Veterans Appreciation Week is Nov. 5 – 11. To honor their service, all veterans, past and present, will receive free admission into the zoo with valid military ID. Immediate family members will receive 50% off admission.   

In addition to Veterans Week, the Akron Zoo will be offering free admission to all guests on Election Day – Tuesday, Nov. 7. Guests are encouraged to vote and wear their sticker to the zoo and share a photo on social media using #akronzooelectionday. Parking is $3. 

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Summer season runs April – October. Hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and admission is $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, $9 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $3. Starting Nov. 1, zoo hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and admission is $7 per person. Children under two are free and parking is $3. For more information visit or call (330) 375-2550.