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San Diego Zoo
The 100-acre (40-hectare) Zoo is home to over 4,000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 800 species and subspecies, and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. It is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park.
The San Diego Zoo is the largest zoological membership association in the world, with more than 250,000 member households and 130,000 child memberships, representing more than a half million people. Members enjoy free admission to the Zoo and the Wild Animal Park, a subscription to the monthly magazine ZOONOOZ, and other benefits. Both the Zoo and Park are open every day of the year.
Hours of Operation:
Summer Hours (June 28–Sept. 1): 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Fall Hours (Sept. 2–Nov. 7): 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Winter Hours (Nov. 3–Dec. 12): 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Winter Hours/Jungle Bells (Dec. 13-23, 25-31, Jan. 1-4, 201): 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Winter Hours (Jan. 6- March 9): 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Spring Hours (March 10- June 27): 9 a.m-6 p.m.
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Upcoming event at San Diego Zoo
- Sunday, December 31, 5 p.m.
- Join us to celebrate another fantastic year at the San Diego Zoo, and enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared by Albert's Chef Charles Boukas. Seating begins at 5 p.m. Cost is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Admission is required for nonmembers. For reservations, please call (619-685-3200) or reserve online. Read more
All upcoming events at San Diego Zoo
Jungle Bells At The San Diego ZooStarts December 8, 2017
Albert's Mildly Wild New Year's Eve DinnerDecember 31, 2017