Memorial Day & Wine in the Wilderness

Utica Zoo is open from 10am to 4:45pm on Memorial Day. On June 3rd we are open from 10am to 1pm - closing early to prepare for Wine in the Wilderness.

Sensory Sundays

November 9, 2016


Sensory Sundays – Utica Zoo invites families with special needs children to join us for special sensory education programs. The programs will be interactive and hands on. The program is free for Utica Zoo members and $5.00 / child for not-yet members. Pre-registration is required by emailing or by calling Mary at (315) 738-0472 ext 26.

November 20, 2016: 9:30 to 10:30 AM – Owls.

December 18, 2016: 9:30 to 10:30 AM – Defenses.

January 22, 2017: 9:30 to 10:30 AM – Snakes.

February 26, 2017 : 9:30 – Funny Feet  – Furry Feet, Fuzzy feet, scaly feet – no feet at all! Come to the zoo and check out some funky, funny feet!

March 26, 2017 : 9:30 – Fabulous Frogs – Nothing says spring like the trilling of the frogs. Join us at the zoo and meet a few of the zoo fascinating frogs.

April 30, 2017: 9:30 – An Egg-cellent Egg Ed-venture – Many animals Lay eggs, from the giant Ostrich to the mini millipede. Stop in and learn about our extraordinary egg laying animals.

Pre-registration is required by emailing or by calling Mary at (315) 738-0472 ext 26.