The Zoo honors LouisvilleKY teachers this month

July at the Zoo Teacher Tuesdays, Movie Night and Water Wows


 Louisville, KY., – Teachers will receive general admission free on Tuesday, July 11, 18 and 25. Teacher Tuesdays is presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky as part of the Backyard Action Hero Program. Teachers can use this opportunity to explore the Zoo while finding endless opportunities for student learning during the upcoming school year. Those teachers who visit the registration table from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. will receive a Teacher Resource Goodie Bag and can enter our raffle for a free class field trip. To participate, teachers should bring a school badge, paystub, or other form of teacher identification to verify eligibility. For more information visit:

Other events for July at the Zoo include:


Friday, July 21

Great Clips Friday Night Movie Series

Featuring: Moana

Oasis Field opens at 6 p.m.; movie begins at sundown

Enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen.  Visit the Great Clips tent near the stage for special drawings including a $100 gift certificate and fun giveaways. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chairs.  Movie nights are FREE to Zoo members and with Zoo admission. Admission is just $5 per person after 5 p.m. for non-members.

zoo and water company 

Saturday, July 22

WATER WOWS with our friends at the Louisville Water Company

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Learn how important water is to us and to life on planet Earth. The Louisville Water Company will have several stations set up throughout the Zoo full of fun hands-on activities and information perfect for kids. Louisville Water Company mascot Tapper will be making appearances throughout the day. Be sure to bring your camera!



The Louisville Zoo, a nonprofit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).