Advance Reservations are Again Required forVirginia Zoo Entry

In anticipation of the two of the busiest weeks of the year, the Virginia Zoo will be requiring advance reservations and timed tickets April 9, 2022 through April 24, 2022. These measures help ensure a great visitor experience from parking, ticketing, enjoying the restaurant and even riding the train.

Tickets must be purchased in advance, for a selected entry window between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. Ticket Booth entry ends at 3 pm and the Zoo closes at 4 pm. Zoo Members will also be required to make a reservation. Both Zoo members and non-members can find ticket availability at

Admissions will be limited on these two weeks, especially on April 23 and 24 as private events are scheduled, so ensure your spot by purchasing or reserving now. No onsite tickets will be available.