Dad’s are Rad

Dad jokes are welcome at the Zoo! Celebrate dad this weekend & see the Zoo’s famous father’s including Goyang the orangutan, Albert the tapir, Heathcliff the koala and more. There are so many wild ways to show Dad you care at ZooTampa!


1.DAD’S GET IN FREE! All dads get in free with the purchase of one full-priced, single day admission on June 15 & 16, 2019. Take advantage of this offer at any ticket window, offer is only valid Father’s Day weekend.

2. Dad can drink a cool cocktail created by our innovative mixologist - imagine a burger slider AND a Bloody Mary. Available exclusively this weekend, Dads can indulge in a Manly Mary for $13.99.

3. Add some WOW to Dad’s day with a up-close encounter! Dad’s will never forget feeding an Indian rhino, touching a Southern white rhino, getting a “shellfie” with a giant Aldabra tortoise and more! Be dad’s champ and book an encounter here:


4. Symbolically adopt an animal in dad’s name! Every animal at the Zoo is available for symbolic adoption - from the smallest seahorse to the largest giraffe! You can purchase any of our adoption packages to help provide expert animal care Zoo-wide. You can adopt an animal here:

5. Remember your special day with an awesome gift from our amazing gift shops! Wild gifts include collectable cool Dad t-shirts, coffee mugs, beer mugs, shot glasses and more!


6. Give dad a YEAR full of memories with the gift of an annual membership. Dad’s will enjoy exclusive perks including preferred parking, no block-out days, member-only events including ZooU & Toddler Tuesday, discounts on food & merchandise and more!

* Father's Day Weekend exclusive offer: Receive $25 off Family Memberships, $20 off Dual Memberships & $15 off Individual Memberships. Mention this offer at the ticket window before purchase.