Bittersweet: The Zoo Wishes Farewell Along with a Warm Welcome this Fall

Utica Zoo Prepares for Decommission of Sea Lion Exhibit, Welcomes New Female Zebra from Disney Visitors to see future expansion and updates in the coming year Much like the 2015 “We Don’t Like it Either!” renovation campaign for the White -handed Gibbon pair, the Utica Zoo recognized that the California Sea Lion exhibit did not provide […]

Forever Forests Fundraising Raffle

At Utica Zoo’s International Red Panda Day, we kicked off our Forever Forests Fundraising Raffle with a grand prize of $10,000 announced on Dec. 23! We can’t wait to see you as we celebrate and raise funds & awareness for the red panda! TICKET LOCATIONS:1) Utica Zoo Gift Shop2) Chanatry’s in Utica3) Desantis Meat Market […]

Utica Zoo Offers Chance to Win $10,000!

The Forever Forest Raffle benefits the Zoo and Red Panda conservation efforts Utica, NY – Utica Zoo is hosting the Forever Forest Fundraiser raffle with a chance at a grandprize of $10,000! Tickets are $25 each or $100 for five. Additional prizes will be drawnthroughout the campaign and the grand prize will be drawn at the conclusion […]

New Exclusive Wine Event Planned! Wine in the Wilderness Returns 2022

If 2020 was the year we at the Utica Zoo had to close our gates and postpone events, this year is our chance to create even more opportunities for outdoor fun and entertainment! We’re excited to announce that we’re adding Spirits on Safari, an after-hours, adult-only wine, brew, and spirits event to kick off Spooktacular Harvest […]

The Utica Zoo will close at 3pm on 12/31 and will reopen with normal hours on 1/1!