Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park

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312 E. Vilbig St.
Irving, TX 75060

The Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park offers an ideal setting for people of all ages to learn about animals, both familiar and exotic. For decades, Fritz Park has been the place families to learn about animal life. 

The Animal Connection Experience features petting zoo animals, pony rides, exotic animal displays, a gift and snack shop, a duck pond and a children's activity tent. The Animal Connection Experience is a U.S. Department of Agriculture licensed operation.

Closed until Summer 2023

Entrance Fees:

  • General Admission: $5 per person
  • Irving residents (proof of residency required): $4 per person
  • Children 2 and younger: Free
  • Petting Zoo Feed: $1
  • Pony rides: $3
  • Kid's Combo (admission, feed and pony ride): $7
  • Package discounts available


Located near East 15th Street and East Vilbig Road, the park is easily accessible from anywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.