Release Date: December 5,2017

Akron Zoo to host Trunk Show on Nov. 7

On Nov. 7, the Akron Zoo will be hosting its 9th annual Trunk Show from 4-7:30 p.m. During this unique holiday shopping experience, guests can visit vendor booths in the Akron Zoo’s Welcome Center, which will be decorated for the holidays. Admission is free for all guests. The zoo will not be open during this event, only the Welcome Center and the gift shop.

A variety of local artists will be selling different handcrafted animal, garden, and conservation items including ornaments, jewelry, artwork and more. The Akron Zoo gift shop will also be open for visitors to do their holiday shopping. Akron Zoo members will receive 20% off of their gift shop purchases. For every $10 spent at the Trunk Show, guests will receive a raffle ticket and a chance to win a prize. A portion of all sales will benefit the Akron Zoo.

The Akron Zoo is open 361 days a year. Winter 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.