Greenville Zoo

Wildlife from around the world displayed in open-air exhibits. The Greenville Zoo is open Monday - Sunday from 10:00am - 4:15pm October - February and from 9:00am - 4:15pm March - September (ticket sales end at 4:15pm and the gates close at 5:00pm). The zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the first two weeks of February for annual maintenance. Daily Admission for Adults is $9.75 and children ages 3-15 is $6.50 (children under 13 admitted only with an adult). Members receive Free Admission. Group rates are available, for information call 864-467-4300.

The mission of the Greenville Zoo is to provide an enjoyable guest experience while they support and promote conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all living things.

IMPORTANT: The Greenville Zoo is closed from February 4th until February 15th for annual maintenance. The Zoo will reopen on Saturday, February 16th.

Click the drop down below for
more info on this listing

General
General Information
  • Days Open: Monday-Friday
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 4:15pm, March - September and 10am - 4:15pm (zoo closes daily at 5pm), October - February
  • ADA Compliant:
  • 100% Smoke Free:
  • Payment Methods Accepted:
    • Master Card
    • Visa
  • Discounts Offered:
    • Group Discounts
    • Military
    • Senior
  • Minutes To GSP Airport: 20
  • Minutes To Downtown Greenville: 5
  • Minutes to Greenville Convention Center: 10
  • Miles to Greenville Convention Center: 2
  • Miles to Bon Secours Wellness Arena: 1
  • Bus Parking Available:

March

03

Mar 03 2019 - Mar 03 2019

March 03

Mar. 03

The purpose of World Wildlife Day is to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild animals and plants. World Wildlife Day has now become the most important global...

March

30

Mar 30 2019 - Mar 30 2019

March 30

Mar. 30

Palmetto Basics is the Presenting Sponsor for this year's event, created by the Education staff to combat Nature Deficit Disorder and help get children outdoors. Each year, a...

April

06

Apr 06 2019 - Apr 06 2019

April 06

Apr. 06

What is enrichment? The AZA Behavior Scientific Advisory Group (BAG) defines enrichment as a dynamic process for enhancing animal environments within the context of the...

April

20

Apr 20 2019 - Apr 20 2019

April 20

Apr. 20

Celebrate Earth Day with Greenville Zoo and learn how you can play a part in making a difference for the future of our planet! Vendors from across the Upstate will be there to...

April

27

Apr 27 2019 - Apr 27 2019

April 27

Apr. 27

In an effort to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of frog species worldwide, the Greenville Zoo will host Save The Frogs and Citizen Science Day. The annual event...

May

11

May 11 2019 - May 11 2019

May 11

May. 11

Join Greenville Zoo for MOM Day as they pay tribute to orangutan mothers! Learn all about their plight in the wild and what you can do to help. The MOM Campaign is a positive...

May

11

May 11 2019 - May 11 2019

May 11

May. 11

Zoom Through the Zoo 5K and Kids Fun Run Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 am. Come for Greenville’s only 5K through the Zoo! This fundraising race for the Greenville Zoo also features...

May

17

May 17 2019 - May 17 2019

May 17

May. 17

Come discover how many animals at the zoo are endangered species. You will learn why animals are becoming endangered and what we can do to help protect them.

May

31

May 31 2019 - May 31 2019

May 31

May. 31

The Greenville Zoo invites zoo-goers to tap into the wild at the annual Brew in the Zoo. This fundraising event will provide attendees with the opportunity to sample an...

June

08

Jun 08 2019 - Jun 08 2019

June 08

Jun. 08

Interested in learning more about the world’s oceans, waterways and their inhabitants? Come for World Oceans Day! The event is held in partnership with AZA (Association of...

June

21

Jun 21 2019 - Jun 21 2019

June 21

Jun. 21

An initiative of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, World Giraffe Day celebrates the longest-necked animal on the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere! It's...

August

10

Aug 10 2019 - Aug 10 2019

August 10

Aug. 10

Show your pride in your Greenville Zoo by visiting and interacting with zoo staff. Staff will be out in the zoo to meet you and discuss great things about your zoo.

August

10

Aug 10 2019 - Aug 10 2019

August 10

Aug. 10

World Lion Day is the first global campaign to celebrate the importance of lions worldwide. Since the dawn of man, the lion has played an integral role in our lives:...

September

06

Sep 06 2019 - Sep 06 2019

September 06

Sep. 06

The 10th annual sampling event hosted by Greenville Zoo Foundation featuring wine and hors d’oeuvre pairings, live music, tours of the zoo and a silent auction not to be...

September

07

Sep 07 2019 - Sep 07 2019

September 07

Sep. 07

The first Saturday of September has been set aside as a day to consider the ecological importance of a bird of prey that is otherwise mostly dismissed with a shudder. With...

September

21

Sep 21 2019 - Sep 21 2019

September 21

Sep. 21

Celebrated on the third Saturday of September each year, Red Panda Day is a chance to learn about red pandas, which are native to the eastern Himalayas and southwest China,...

October

18

Oct 18 2019 - Oct 27 2019

October 18

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday until Oct. 27 2019

Boo in the Zoo is is the Greenville Zoo's signature Halloween event. The event will feature 20 trick-or-treat stations; character photo opportunities, including princesses; an...

November

29

Nov 29 2019 - Nov 29 2019

November 29

Nov. 29

In celebration of World Anteater Day, meet Anton, the giant anteater at his exhibit on Friday, November 29th! Did you know that giant anteaters have a two foot long tongue?...

December

07

Dec 07 2019 - Dec 07 2019

December 07

Dec. 07

Come enjoy the zoo AND have your photo taken with Santa! This event offers zoo guests the opportunity to visit with Santa and enjoy an afternoon at the zoo. The first 100...

51 reviews