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Pay for a day, enjoy all of 2017!

For the price of a single day ticket you can visit the Zoo all year long! Discounts and special offers do not apply toward the purchase of a pay for a day, come back all year ticket.
Pay For A Day, Come Back All Year!
  • Adults $32.95
  • Children (3-11) $24.95

The PAY FOR DAY - COME BACK ALL YEAR FREE deal is an offer you can’t afford to miss! Visit as often as you wish, any time you wish through Dec. 31, 2017. Including Dinos Alive!, Summer Sunset Celebration, our new Halloween and Christmas events.  Some blockout dates apply. Not valid with any other discounts.

Pay For a Day, Come Back All Year ticket FAQs

For a limited time, pay for a day and come back the rest of the year!

When does it expire?

Your pay for a day ticket is valid from the day of purchase until Dec. 31, 2017.

What are the blockout days?

  • 2017: 3/11-3/26 and 12/26-12/31

Does the Pay For A Day Ticket have benefits?

Pay for a day, come back all year tickets are valid for unlimited admission through 2017 with posted blockout dates. Pay for a day, come back all year include access to NEW seasonal events like Dinos Alive!, Sunset Celebration, Creatures of the Night, and Christmas in the Wild, as long as the event does not occur on a posted blockout date. For other benefits like preferred parking, reciprocal agreements, discounts on fundraisers and no blockout dates, consider a Zoo Annual Membership.

CAN I BUY A Pay for a Day ticket ON BLoCKOUT DATES?

Yes! You can purchase a pay for a day, come back all year for first-time use on a listed blockout date and have full access to the park on that day.  Blockout dates apply to repeat visitation.

Can I use my Pay for a Day ticket on blockout dates?

If you already have your pay for a day, come back all year and wish to visit during a listed blockout date, please stop by the Zoo’s ticketing windows for alternate options:

  • During blockout periods, pay for a day, come back all year ticket holders have access to significantly discounted single-day tickets.
  • For a limited time from the date of purchase, pay for a day, come back all year tickets can be upgraded to Zoo Annual Membership (with no blockout dates).

I purchased a Pay for a day ticket online. How do I get my actual ticket?

Simply bring a copy of your confirmation (or show on your mobile device) to expedite entry into the Zoo. At your convenience during your visit, you can stop by the Guest Services kiosk inside the Zoo to print your physical pass. Please note you do not need to stand in line at the ticket windows. Walk right in!

Still have questions?

Email or call (813) 935-8552 ext. 290.

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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