• SWINGING IN FROM NEW ORLEANS

    Grammy-winning institution Rebirth Brass Band brings its funk and hip hop signature sound to the Dallas Zoo. The concert is FREE with Zoo admission, and events begin at 5 p.m. Click here for details.
  • JOIN THE KIBOKO SOCIETY!

    As a member of this exclusive new society, you’ll help put the finishing touches on our remarkable Simmons Hippo Outpost habitat. Click here for details.
  • COOL SAVINGS ON A WARM DAY

    Our annual summer Dollar Day features $1 admission and discounted deals throughout the Zoo. It’s our way of showing appreciation to the community. Click here to learn more.
  • REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS!

    No LION around this summer! Summer camp at the Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park is filling up fast. Camp is open to kids entering PreK – Grade 12 and runs June 13 – August 12. Register now!
  • SAVE WITH CityPASS

    Save up to 40% off admission to the Dallas Zoo, plus 3 more top Dallas attractions. Click now to LEARN MORE!
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Bamboo donation a welcome treat

Three acres of overgrown bamboo is a good problem to have, as long as you’re a Dallas Zoo animal! Our red river hogs, primates and many other animals are now benefiting from a generous donation all the way from Lake Tyler.


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Da-dum. Da-dum. It’s Shark Day at Children’s Aquarium again!

Shockingly, nearly 50% of sharks are at serious risk in the wild largely due to irresponsible human behavior. But if we are the problem, we can also be the solution. Read how you can help save sharks and stop by the Aquarium to celebrate these incredible predators.


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10 reasons why we refuse to let giraffes face a silent extinction

There’s a silent extinction happening and it needs deafening attention. Giraffe populations are declining fast, and the world’s tallest and longest-necked animal needs our help and compassion more than ever.


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Baby elephant’s first bath saves internet

The internet needs to be saved this week. And this baby has the cure. Cue: Ellie boy’s first-ever water hose session. Here are all the photos your heart needs, plus an UPDATE on our growing boy.


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Working for the Weekend: Corporations spend morning giving back

Our first-ever Corporate Workday brought in more than 150 professionals from six companies who traded suits and heels for sneakers and t-shirts, with no qualms about getting their hands dirty. See how they improved our Zoo and boosted morale all-around.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
GENERAL ADMISSION
$15.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$12.00 Seniors(age 65 and up)
FREE Children (age 2 and under)
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
PARKING
$8 per vehicle
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
*All prices subject to change
WILDS OF AFRICA ADVENTURE SAFARI
$5.00 per rider
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



Highland Capital Management City of Dallas Association of Zoos & Aquariums