Today is Sunday, May 26, 2013.
Kansas City Zoo is open today! 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.
A Job You'll Love! We are looking for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our Zoo team. There are a variety of part-time, seasonal, and full-time positions available. We have openings in guest services, retail, grounds, security, Zookeeping and more! Our staff's number one goal is to keep our animals and guests happy. If you can make this commitment apply today!
Meet Me At The Zoo
Location is everything when it comes to throwing a great event, and at the Zoo we have every detail in the bag. Host a Zoo-nique occasion and enjoy our exotic ambiance, preferred caterers, and hand-selected decor. Plan an event today!
1909 Lion's Pride Society
Helzberg Penguin Plaza
Construction began in September on the Helzberg Penguin Plaza and the dirt has been flying ever since. The project is going well and the exhibit is still on schedule to open in the Fall of 2013.
Enjoy Exquisite Eats at JAZZOO
When you arrive at JAZZOO you will experience the best cuisine Kansas City has to offer. More than 60 restaurants will be participating in the Zoo's biggest fundraiser of the year. Take the opportunity to enjoy a variety of unique eats including delicious fare from
The Drunken Fish defines the paramount dining experience, through a culture comprised of empowered individuals with a shared vision for a world class Japanese cuisine and lifestyle. The Drunken Fish is a hip and exciting experience located in the KC Power and Light District.
Reserve at the Ambassador Hotel of Kansas City
Savor innovative cuisine and sophisticated surroundings at the Ambassador Hotel Kansas City. As one of the most anticipated new restaurants in Kansas City, our signature restaurant, Reserve, is a vibrant downtown dining gem, with a warm setting distinguished by a chic décor, elegant marble walls and lofty 20-ft ceilings.
We thank them for their support of JAZZOO!
Pardon Our Mess As We Prepare For JAZZOO
Friday, June 7
It's hard work getting ready for everyone's favorite fundraiser-JAZZOO! The day of the event, June 7, only the Africa section of the Zoo will be open.
Zoo Admission on Friday, June 7 will be:
Free for FOTZ Members
Only $6 for non-FOTZ Members
Only $3 for Jackson and Clay Country residents
You will also receive:
Free Tram Rides to and from Africa
Free Boat Rides in Africa
Free African Sky Safari Rides
Zoo Keeper chats just for you
The Zoo will be closing at 2pm on June 7, we apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding as we prepare for the Zoo's largest and wildest fundraiser! If you want to join us for JAZZOO, you can buy tickets here.