HOURS: The Zoo is open daily (rain or shine) 9:30 AM – 5 PM, and 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.
Limited capacity: reserve your tickets today!
Online tickets purchased in advance are currently required for ALL guests, including Santa Barbara Zoo Members (member tickets are free of charge). To ensure adequate social distancing between guests, attendance is capped each day to limit the total number of guests in the Zoo at one time. No tickets required for children under 2.
Please read below for more information on our operational changes due to COVID-19.