Open July 4th

Utica Zoo is open July 4th from 10am to 4:45pm.

Utica Zoo Earth Day 2015

Earth Day is presented by Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority is Saturday, April 25th from 11 to 3pm.

  • First 50 families receive a free pine sapling for planting
  • Folk singer/song writer Peggy Lynn will be preforming her interactive biosongs children’s programs at 11:30 am and 2:00pm.  Sponsored by Empire State College.
  • Meet Smokey Bear and learn all about protecting local forest habitats!
  • Test your recycling knowledge at the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority recycling relay.
  • Sample and purchase local, earth friendly products from one of our many vendors, including Three Sisters Creations, Mountain Weaver, Shady Acre Homestead, Just Pies LLC, Candy Jar Confections, Weekend Creations, Whistling Willows Farms, Adirondack Puppy Truffles, IMAD Jewelry, and Acadian Farm.
  • The following environmental organizations will be there: Department of Forestry (Smokey Bear), Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, New York Power Authority, 4-H, and Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network.
  • Animal meet & greets; children’s activities and games
  • 20% Gift Shop discount for recycled printer cartridges and small electronics
  • Regular rate admission