Amarillo Zoo
Where more than imaginations run WILD!

Founded in 1955 the Amarillo Zoo is a place to share the wonders of the animal world with kids of all ages. The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you'll do more than just look...you'll experience the animal world.

Once you've finished enjoying the zoo, make sure to visit Thompson Park. Visitors will discover shaded picnic areas, playgrounds, beautiful lakes, swimming, tennis and walking trails in this 330-acre regional park.

Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash

Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash
Saturday, November 29, 2014
9:30am – 3:00pm

Animal lovers are encouraged to get out with the kids this Thanksgiving holiday and come to the Zoo for a smashin’ good time! Watch lions, lemurs and other Zoo animals play and interact with pumpkins.

Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo


Zoo Lights Safari

Zoo Lights Safari
December 6,7,10,11,12,13,14,17,18,19,20,21,22,23
6pm – 9pm

The Zoo is going WILD with holiday lights and festive music. See thousands of sparkling holiday lights in trees, around railings and animated light displays. View glittering animated animals made out of lights, enjoy a hot chocolate and enjoy a holiday stroll in the Zoo.

Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo