Reconnect at the Zoo

Purchase tickets in advance for faster entry.

Asian Lantern Festival

at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

A bright new experience lighting up select nights this fall. On sale now!

Family Month

Throughout July, get Eat’n Park coupons, prepare for smiles, and enjoy extra family fun.

Wild Illuminations

Shine a light on conservation and party with a purpose at the Wild Illuminations fundraiser, August 13.

Open Today

Plan Your Visit to the Zoo.


The park opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m., with gates closing at 4:30 p.m.


The Zoo is located at 7370 Baker Street in Pittsburgh.

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New At the Zoo

asian lantern festival

Asian Lantern Festival

Journey through the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this fall amidst colossal, wildlife-themed, handcrafted lanterns. Presented by DSF Charitable Foundation.


Wild Illuminations

Wild Illuminations

Shine a light on conservation during the Wild Illuminations gala, the exclusive preview party to our Asian Lantern Festival. Presented by UPMC Health Plan.


Eat’n Park Family Month

All children will receive a coupon for a free Kids Meal with the purchase of an adult meal from Eat’n Park. On Saturdays, go wild for smiles with Smiley and friends and receive a Smiley cookie. Presented by Eat’n Park.


Meet Our Animals

Amur Tiger

Amur tigers are also known as the Siberian, Manchurian, Altaic, Korean, North China, or Ussuri tiger.

Black Rhinoceros

These large mammals live in the bush country, grasslands, and woodlands of Africa.


Sometimes confused with leopards, cheetahs have spots instead of rosettes. Cheetahs also have distinctive markings on their face, known as tear stripes.


Flamingos are widely known for their beautiful vibrant feathers. Males are taller and weigh more than females.

Kunekune pig

Kunekune pigs are a relatively small breed of pig, reaching weights of around 120 to 240 pounds. They are native to New Zealand.

Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe, also known as the Kilimanjaro giraffe, is the largest subspecies of giraffe and the tallest land mammal on earth.

Polar Bear

The polar bear is native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. It is the largest carnivore found on land.