Memorial Day Weekend

The Zoo will be open from 9:30am to 5pm this weekend and Monday (May 27, 2019)! All veterans get in FREE with the purchase of one full-priced, single-day admission.

Take advantage of this offer from May 25-27, 2019 at any ticket window at the Main Entrance of the Zoo. Please present proof of service to receive this offer. 


ZooTampa would like to thank all who have served this Memorial Day Weekend with the coolest deals in town!


1.Year Filled with Memories

Take advantage this weekend and upgrade to an annual Zoo membership! Member perks include: member-only events like Toddler Tuesday and ZooU, no blockout dates during seasonal events, discounts on retail and food & beverage purchases, discounts on signature encounters and more! Get $25 off a Family Plus Membership, $20 off Dual Plus Membership or $15 off Individual Plus Membership.

2. American Pride

Symbolically adopt a bald eagle in honor of those who have served. Adopt here.

3. Thank a Veteran with a Signature Encounter

Make this Memorial Day Weekend one to remember by getting up-close to wildlife with a signature encounter. Come nose-to-horn with an Indian rhino, touch a Southern white rhino, take a koala-ty photo with a koala and more! Purchase an encounter here.

4. For Those Actively Serving

To honor our active duty service members, we are happy to provide four (4) complimentary admission tickets. Verify here.

5. Hungry for More?

We’re grillin’ up some smokin’ good food! This weekend for just $8.99 enjoy 2 pieces of BBQ chicken, homemade Mac n' Cheese and sweet corn.

6. Cool for The Summer

After you feel the splash on Roaring Springs, head over to Sweet Shoppe for a festive Memorial Day treat like a patriotic sundae!