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Buffalo Zoo starts winter operating hours


Mon, Nov 13th 2023 11:15 am

Starting Monday, Nov. 13, the Buffalo Zoo will be closed to the public every Monday through Thursday and open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. These seasonal operating hours will last until March 28, 2024.

The Buffalo Zoo will be open during the week over the winter holiday (Tuesday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Dec. 29), as well as Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024 (Monday, Jan. 15) and Presidents Day (Monday, Feb. 19). The site is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

While the Buffalo Zoo will be closed to guests Monday through Thursday, animal care teams and staff will continue their daily routines. On-site education programs are available for enrollment and will continue during the week.

For details and information on Buffalo Zoo operating hours, to purchase tickets, donate, or enroll in an education program, visit www.buffalozoo.org.

More About the Buffalo Zoo

Founded in 1875, the Buffalo Zoo is the third-oldest zoo in the U.S. Each year, the Buffalo Zoo welcomes nearly 500,000 visitors annually and is among the largest tourist attractions in Western New York. Located on 23.5 acres of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Delaware Park, the site provides interactive and educational family experiences throughout the year.

A press release noted, “With a diverse collection of wild and exotic animals and more than 320 different species of plants, visitors are introduced to and engulfed by nature each time they visit.” For more information, visit www.buffalozoo.org.

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