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.

Party for the Planet

March 11, 2019

May 4, 2019 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Utica Zoo
1 Utica Zoo Way
Regular Admission Costs
Kathleen McGill
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Utica Zoo’s annual Party for the Planet/ Earth Day Celebration is Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 11 am to 3 pm at the Utica Zoo. We will be celebrating our animals and how important they are to our world! Pine saplings will be given to the first 50 families in attendance, and animal meet and greets will occur throughout the day.

  • Meet Smokey Bear!
  • Visit our many conservation tables and earth-friendly vendors
  • Free Paper Shredding by Empire Recycling
  • Dolly & Sunny will be here offering face painting

Regular admission applies; Zoo members get in for free! If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact Kathleen McGill at! We can’t wait to see you here!

More details to be added soon!