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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.

NYPA Wildlife Festival

September 11, 2019

wildlife festival flyer with details of event and photo of father and son petting an alpaca

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Utica Zoo
1 Utica Zoo Way
Mark Piersma
315-738-0472 x22
NYPA Wildlife Festival @ Utica Zoo

Join the Utica Zoo and New York Power Authority for the annual NYPA Wildlife Festival on Saturday, September 14th from 10am-4pm at the Utica Zoo.

All visitors will receive FREE ADMISSION, courtesy of New York Power Authority, with limited parking available in the Utica Zoo parking lots and parking shuttles from the Parkway Rec Center and MVCC Payne Hall Lot.

Catch Jim Okey’s Magic Show, marvel at Mark Tyoe’s championship-level chainsaw sculptures, take in a Sea Lion Show, and visit with exotic animals from around the world. Grab some refreshments from Polly’s or El Jefe’s Tacos & More, Snoop Dog’z Gourmet Hot Dogs, Big Papi’s coquito iceys and more.