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Release Date: January 7,2022

Akron Zoo Free on January 17

January 7, 2022, AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo is offering free admission for all guests on Monday, Jan. 17 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Akron Chapter of NAACP and National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa will be on-site with activities for the guests. Parking rates apply.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Winter hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is $9 per person. Children under two are free and parking is $5. For more
information visit or call (330) 375-2550.  

Founded in 1953, the Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo with over 1,000 animals from around the world. Located just west of Downtown Akron, the zoo strives to connect your life to wildlife while inspiring lifelong learning and conservation action. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.