Birds, Bees & Brews
Celebrate the beginning of spring at the Zoo with our new after-hours tasting event that highlights some of the region's best brews – from cider, beer, and mead to coffee and kombucha!
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Mother's Day Brunch at the Zoo!
Celebrate the special women in your life with a truly unique experience at Seneca Park Zoo's Mother's Day Brunch on May 12th.
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Become a Member
Your membership will help protect wildlife globally while you enjoy visiting your favorite animals right here in Rochester. Use code: ZOOFUN24 for 15% off discount now!
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Zoobilation Gala
Seneca Park Zoo Society will celebrate its 35th annual Zoobilation Gala on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at the Zoo.
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Sea Lion
Encounter at
Rocky Coast
Venture behind-the-scenes into the Rocky Coast habitat, where you’ll learn about the enrichment and care provided to these remarkable marine residents.
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Zoo Experiences
Zoo Experiences are a great way to get up close and personal with your favorite species. Seneca Park Zoo offers unique experiences for guests to get behind-the-scenes.
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Private Events
at the Zoo!
The Zoo is the perfect place to celebrate!
Photo by: Jill Studio
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Seneca Park Zoo Travel Program
Travel with the Seneca Park Zoo to some of the most diverse
ecosystems on the planet. Our all-inclusive expeditions are
once in a lifetime experiences, with fascinating itineraries,
incredible food, and deluxe lodging.
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Every day is a great day to visit the Zoo. Experience life on the wild side, enjoy up-close animal interactions and support global conservation efforts—right here at the Zoo. Reserve your tickets now for quick and easy entry, and enjoy more time connecting with wildlife.

April 1 through October 31

Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. for our Zoo members.
Open all year long. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Supporting Wildlife Near & Far

Conservation Globally

Thanks to supporters like you, the Seneca Park Zoo Society furthers global conservation efforts through fieldwork, grantmaking, advocacy, and awareness. Our work has taken us from the Arctic Circle to Madagascar and beyond.

Habitats of Focus

Conservation Locally

Conservation begins at home. Seneca Park Zoo has many programs to inspire the community to take action for wildlife and wild places. From cleanup events to workforce development—we’re bringing conservation efforts right into our own backyard.

Areas of Focus

Conservation at The Zoo

The conservation power of Seneca Park Zoo comes from the animals we care for and the people they inspire. As a Zoo guest, you begin contributing to conservation science, animal welfare, & innovative programming when you walk through the front gate. 

Our Focus

Upcoming Events

Earth Day Community Cleanup – Durand Eastman Beach

Durand Eastman Beach 1342 Lake Shore Blvd, Rochester, NY, United States

Earth Day (April 20th) - Join like-minded neighbors to help clean-up our local green spaces this time at Durand Eastman Beach for Earth Day!

Earth Day at the Zoo 2024

At The Zoo 2222 St. Paul Street, Rochester, New York

Earth Day at the Zoo - April 20th, 2024 Join us to celebrate the 54th anniversary of Earth Day at the Seneca Park Zoo! Come and learn about the environment […]

City Nature Challenge 2024

The City Nature Challenge is an international effort for people to find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe. It’s a bioblitz-style competition where cities compete against each other to see who can make the most observations of nature, who can find the most species, and who can engage the most people.