Easter Celebration on Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

CINCINNATI (March 12, 2013) – Easter is “Egg-Citing” at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! The Zoo’s annual Easter Celebration event takes place on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Perfect for children young and old, Easter Celebration will feature treat stations, children’s activities, popular animal egg hunts and visits by the Easter Bunny.  Back by popular demand – “The Hunt for Golden Eggs.” Four Special golden eggs will be hidden around the Zoo for you to discover! Find one and turn it in at the Welcome center for one of four great prizes!

The animals will not be the only ones participating in Easter fun.  Children can also take part in a variety of craft activities, fill their baskets at treat stations throughout the Zoo, and even meet the Easter Bunny!

Animal Enrichment Egg Hunt Schedule:




White Lion Melon Roll

10:00 a.m.

White Lion Exhibit

Snow Monkey Egg Hunt

10:00 a.m.

Snow Monkey Island

Bonobo Egg Hunt

10:30 a.m.

Jungle Trails

Elephant Egg Smash

10:30 a.m.

Elephant Reserve

Komodo Egg Hunt

11:00 a.m.


Red River Hog Egg Hunt

11:00 a.m.

Wildlife Canyon

Arctic Fox Egg Hunt

11:15 a.m.

Across from LaRosa’s

Polar Bear Melon Fun

11:30 a.m.

Lord of the Arctic

Spectacled Bear Melon Fun

11:45 a.m.

Bear Hill

Black Bear Melon Fun

12:00 p.m.

Bear Hill

Cougar Melon Fun

1:30 p.m.

Night Hunters

Gorilla Egg Hunt

1:30 p.m.

Gorilla World

Elephant Egg Smash

2:00 p.m.

Elephant Reserve

Visitors can also experience the Zoo’s Special FX 4-D Theater. Shows include: Ice Age and Life: Great Escapes. Wind, bubbles and scent are just a few of the 4-D FX effects that create this amazing experience. The shows begin daily at 10 a.m. and run every half hour until 5 p.m. Show admission is $5 for Non-Zoo Members and $4 for Zoo Members. Tickets are available online.

Easter Celebration is FREE with regular Zoo admission.  Admission prices are $15/adults and $10/children (2-12) and Seniors (62+).  Children under two are free, and parking is an additional $8.  The Zoo opens daily at 9 a.m.

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