COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

In an abundance of caution, the Utica Zoo will be closed to the public until further notice to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. We will have a core team of animal care professionals on grounds to continue to provide top level animal care to our animals. Please refer to our Facebook page for continuous updates. Thank you.

2018 NYPA Wildlife Festival

September 3, 2018


Once again, the New York Power Authority Wildlife Festival has returned!

On Saturday, September 8, enjoy FREE ZOO ADMISSION courtesy of the New York Power Authority! This family friendly event includes El Jefe’s Tacos & MoreHoly Smoque’s BBQ FusionVoss’s At the Zoo, face painting, Jim Okey Magic Comedy, Champion Chainsaw Sculptor Mark Tyoe, Wolf Mountain Nature Center, Erie Canal Wood Carvers, Osborne Books, Bill Painter Candles, Willow Weaver, and of course over 200 different animals on the scenic grounds of the Utica Zoo! Parking will be available at the Zoo, and shuttle buses will be running from the Parkway Rec Center!

Community Resource Booths:
New York Power Authority
Care Net
Paige Group
Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network
Oneida County Stop DWI
Oneida County Youth Bureau
Oneida County OFA
Oneida County Office of Mental Health
Oneida County Health Department