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2021 Zoo Season: April 12 - October 31 2021 Visitor Info

Zoo Events

All events take place at Southwick’s Zoo unless stated otherwise. Event dates and details are subject to change without notice, so please check back frequently. Southwick’s Zoo remains open on all holidays during the zoo season (April through October).

More 2021 season events coming soon!

Note to EARTH Members: Visit EARTH Limited‘s website for this year’s EARTH Member Appreciation After-Hours.

May 2021

Saturday, May 1 & Sunday, May 2
First Responder Day

We are thanking those who help keep our community safe! Admission Only (general admission) will be free for police officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, 911 dispatchers, correctional officers, and other law enforcement officials and first responders on May 1st and 2nd. Credentials (such as police, fire, EMT, etc. badge/ID) must be presented for offer.

First Responders must make a “Previously Purchased Tickets Reservation” for May 1st or May 2nd, and bring their reservation and credentials to the Guest Services window when they check in. Offer does not apply to additional party members. Other guests in the First Responder’s party must buy tickets in advance online (or make a reservation if using pre-purchased tickets)

*Offer only available for Admission Only (general admission) and is not available for Zoo-It-All admission. Discounted rate is only available May 1, 2021 and May 2, 2021. Discount cannot be applied to pre-purchased admission (tickets purchased online, from libraries, etc.) and cannot be applied to EARTH memberships, Value Passes, birthday party packages, field trip/group rates, and other discounted admission. Cannot be combined with other discounts, coupons, or offers.  Discount will only be applied to admission of law enforcement official or first responder and cannot be applied to admission of additional party members.

Saturday, May 8 & Sunday May 9
Mother’s Day Weekend

We are saying thank you to all the moms out there with a special discount during Mother’s Day Weekend! Admission for moms will be free on May 8, 2021 and May 9, 2021.

Offer not available at the entrance. Free admission for mothers MUST be reserved in advance online, and admission of other party members must be purchased online in advance. Click here to reserve/purchase ticket for Mother’s Day.

*Offer only available for Admission Only (general admission) and is not available for Zoo-It-All admission. Offer is only available May 8, 2021 and May 9, 2021. Offer not available for  EARTH memberships, Value Passes, birthday party packages, field trip/group rates, and other discounted admission. Cannot be combined with other discounts, coupons, or offers. Offer is only available for mothers and cannot be applied to admission of additional party members.

Fall/Winter 2021

September 3 – November 24 (Walk Thru)
November 26th – January 3rd (Drive Thru)
World of Lights – Festival of Illumination

Originally planned for fall of 2020, we are thrilled to announce that the World of Lights Festival of Illumniation will open in September of 2021!

Our zoo will be illuminated by exhibits consisting of thousands of handcrafted lanterns during this nighttime event. This year’s event has a global theme and will shine a light on a variety of regions and their traditions.  More information coming soon!

*World of Lights is not included with normal zoo admission and requires its own separate, date specific ticket. World of Lights tickets on sale soon.