Save a Waddle Cash at the Cincinnati Zoo During Penguin Days

Half-Price Zoo Admission – DAILY – January 2 through February 29

WHO:             March to the Cincinnati Zoo to save a waddle of cash! Experience cooler prices and even cooler animals during Penguin Days, with half-price Zoo admission every day and special animal encounters every Saturday & Sunday, January 2 through February 29.

Daily, guests can see the Zoo’s King Penguins parade through the park at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.! Plus, enjoy more than 12 heated indoor animal exhibits throughout the park.

WHAT:          Every Saturday and Sunday, guests can watch penguins, polar bears, snow monkeys and even elephants enjoy the winter weather in their own way during a variety of animal enrichment activities. 

Weekend Activities include:

9:30 AM

Polar Bear Fish-Cicles

Lords of the Arctic

10 AM

Penguin Parade

Begins at Wings of the World

10:30 AM

Seal Lion Treats

Seal Falls

11 AM

Elephant Fruit Ice Blocks

Elephant Reserve

11:30 AM

Snow Monkey Feeding

Monkey Island

1 PM

Insect Encounter

World of the Insect

2:30 PM

Penguin Parade

Begins at Children’s Zoo

3:00 PM

Kea Encounter

Lorikeet Landing


 WHERE:       Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

WHEN:          Daily through February 29                     

HOW:             The Cincinnati Zoo opens daily at 9 a.m.  Zoo admission is half-price January 2 – February 29 only.  Regular admission prices are $15/adults, $10/children & seniors (2-12, 62 +) and children under two are FREE.  Parking is $8.