Riga ZOO


Special offers for Zoo visitors in August and September


Together with the Inquiry Service 1188, Riga Zoo offer various discounts in August and September.

Free discount coupons of the Inquiry Service 1188 grant you:

  • EUR 1.00 discount of the Zoo entrance fee during Riga City Festival;
  • 50% discount of the Zoo's Affiliate Cīruļi entrance ticket fee until the end of September;
  • 50% discount for the Zoo entrance card for 10 visits.

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Riga City Festival in the Zoo


During Riga City Festival from 18 to 20 August, Riga Zoo invite the zoo visitors to learn more on turtle life. The special work sheets are available at the Zoo entrance.

In collaboration with Inquiry Service 1188, we are offering a discount on the Zoo entrance fee during the Riga City Festival.

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Penguins to be exhibited at Riga Zoo again


This summer, visitors of Riga Zoo will be able to see penguins again. 18 Humboldt Penguins and 2 Gentoo Penguins will be on display at the Zoo's Flamingo House until the end of September.

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Bumblebee Days at Riga Zoo on 10–11 June


The summer is in full swing – wherever you go, you can hear buzzing and humming, chirping and squeaking. Nu doubt, it's time to learn more about another of our neighbors, the Bumblebee. This weekend, on 10 and 11 June Bumblebee Days will take place in Riga Zoo for the fifth time already. In the Zoo's Latvian Amphibian and Reptile Hall, you can see the Bumblebee colony provided by A.M. Ozoli.

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Animal feeding shows to start again this summer


As each summer, from 1 June  to 31 August, the visitors will have an opportunity to watch animal feeding shows at the Zoo. Feeding shows will take place every day from 11:45 to 14:15, except 23 and 24 June. Note that shows can be canceled due to heavy rain or if there have been important changes in animals' life.

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Meet Lynx kittens on History Night at the Zoo


When the events of Museum Night take place in the city, Riga Zoo invites visitors to its History Night in the evening of 20 May in cooperation with the Inquiry Service 1188. Riga National Zoological Garden will be marking its 105th anniversary this autumn. Over these years, the Zoo has seen many periods of prosperity but it has been through some crises, too.

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Animal Family Days at the Zoo on 13–14 May


Just before Animal Family Days, which will take place at the Zoo this weekend, the Hungarian Steppe Cattle family has welcomed another baby. Now there are seven big, light grey adults and already two small, sand-colored calves in the paddock. The older calf already plays and jumps around while his younger brother still spends most of its time lying in the sand.

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Rabbit Day at Cīruļi on 6 May


On Saturday, 6 May, Rabbit Day will be taking place at Riga Zoo’s Affiliate Cīruļi in Kalvene. From 12.00 to 14.00 the rabbit collection of 'Kalvenes trusis' rabbit farm will be presented. 'Kalvenes trusis' is a member of Latvian Small Animal Breeders Association, 'Trusis un Citi'.

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Learn more about Latvian toads on 29–30 April


Native amphibians and reptiles did not like this year's long and cold spring very much. Still, you can already meet an occasional frog, toad, snake or lizard in warmer and sunny places. Not everyone likes these neighbors of ours, so it is worth learning more about them. To let visitors learn more about these animals, Riga Zoo organizes Latvian Amphibian an Reptile Days for the fifth year already. The educational workshop "Learn More about Latvian Toads" will take place at the Zoo's Latvian Amphibian and Reptile Hall on 29 and 30 April from 12.00 to 15.00

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Bird Days at Cīruļi on April 8 and 9


After successful Bird Days in Riga Zoo last weekend, the Woodpecker Workshop will travel to the Zoo's Affiliate Cīruļi for the third year already, as wild tit and starling populations need a solution to their lodging problem in Western Latvia, too.

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