10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grounds close at 5 p.m.

Open Late Tuesdays

Open Late Tuesdays

Scratch the itch for some after-work festivity with the animals you love as gates remain open at Seneca Park Zoo until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in July and August this summer. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a weeknight date, a family activity after work, a group outing with friends or a chance to unwind solo while you connect with nature.


Front Gate open until 7:30 p.m.
Stay at the Zoo until 8:30 p.m.

2015 dates:

July 7, 14, 21 & 28

August 4, 11, 18 & 25

 July 7: Eat. Take part in a butterfly release and explore nutrition with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

July 14: Conserve. The Zoo’s wildlife conservation efforts take center stage.

July 21: Create. Enjoy music from Hochstein School of Music and Dance, storytelling with Writers & Books and other activities with local cultural organizations.

July 28: Play. Immerse yourself in the animal world as we teach you how to act as animals do.

Aug. 4: Enrich. Our animals have healthy minds and bodies. Learn how we achieve that.

Aug. 11: Explore. Learn what happens behind-the-scenes to keep animals and staff happy and healthy.

Aug. 18: Learn. The Zoo has an array of programming we can bring to your school. Let’s us tell you more about it and learn the art of origami passenger pigeons with Fold the Flock.

Aug. 25: Discover. Make your own One Cubic Foot and explore biodiversity.