Zoo Admissions

Daytime Admission Tickets

Explore Denver Zoo where preservation is included with admission; 365 days a year.

Order your online tickets, print them at home and head straight to Denver Zoo main gate for entry.

A $1 service charge will be added to the price of each ticket.

  • No refunds, exchanges or transfers.
  • Tickets available online for purchase until 2:00 p.m. daily; at zoo box office during regular business hours.
  • You will be asked to select a date for your visit, however you are welcome to use the tickets anyday.
  • Tickets expire December 31st of the year they are purchased in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a person 16 or older.

Zoo Lights presented by Your Local Neighborhood Toyota Stores

Preview Dates: November 24, 2017 & November 25, 2017

General Dates: Friday, December 1, 2017- Sunday, December 31, 2017

Event Time: 5:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m

Zoo Lights will span through 70 acres of Denver Zoo's campus, with nightly entertainment, animal encounters, Santa meet-and-greets and, of course, illuminated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns hide in bushes and appear in places where they're least expected.

Running December 1-31, is one of Denver s most anticipated events, which is a great opportunity for folks of all ages to enjoy the holidays or kick off the New Year with family, friends and colleagues. 


  • Daytime admission (including membership) does not include Zoo Lights.
  • No refunds, exchanges or transfers.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a person 16 or older.
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