Santa Barbara Zoo Open

Tue Jun 23, 2020
Various times
General (13 and up): $20; Kids (2-12): $12

The Santa Barbara Zoo is open for visitors... how wild!

Please note: some animals (such as the lions, gorillas, and otters) have early bedtimes and are not out after 4:30 p.m.; some areas are closed.

Online tickets purchased in advance are required for all guests.To ensure adequate social distancing between guests, attendance is capped each day to limit the total number of guests in the Zoo at one time. No tickets required for children under 2.

Face coverings are required for guests 3 and up. The website has details on safety regulations.


Monday -Thursday 9:30am - 5pm
Friday - Sunday 9:30am - 7pm

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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