Release Date: April 13,2018

Akron Zoo to host Earth Day celebration

The Akron Zoo will be hosting Earth Day festivities on Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. During Party for the Planet, guests can visit the zoo, while stopping at over 40 vendor booths to learn more about local organizations and their green initiatives.

Guests can spend the day surrounded by amazing wildlife while learning about conservation actions that can make a difference for the environment. Radio stations WONE and WAKR will be on-grounds throughout the day as co-hosts of the event.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. 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. For more information visit or call (330) 375-2550.