Easter2016Easter Celebration on Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

CINCINNATI, OH (March 22, 2016) – Easter is “Egg-Citing” at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! The Zoo’s annual Easter Celebration event takes place on Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Perfect for children young and old, the 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 Schedule:

10am               Takin Egg Hunt                                  Wildlife Canyon

10am               Tiger Egg Hunt                                   Cat Canyon

10am               African Lion Egg Hunt                       Africa

10am               Snow Monkey Egg Hunt                    Monkey Island

10am               White Lion Egg Hunt                         While Lion Exhibit

10:30am          Arctic Fox Egg Hunt                          Lords of the Arctic

10:30am          African Painted Dog Egg Hunt        Africa

10:30am          Warty Pig Egg Hunt                          Wildlife Canyon

11am               Meerkat Egg Hunt                              Africa

11am              Elephant Egg Smash                           Elephant Reserve

11:30am          Bonobo Easter Egg Hunt                  Jungle Trails

11:30am          Polar Bear Treats                               Lords of the Arctic

11:45am          Black Bear Treats                               Bear Hill

12pm              Andean Bear Treats                           Bear Hill

12:30pm          Komodo Dragon Egg Hunt             DRAGONS!

12:30pm          Crocodile Monitor Egg Hunt          DRAGONS!

1pm                 Otter Egg Hunt                                  Wolf Woods

1:30pm            Gorillas Egg Hunt                             Gorilla World

1:30pm            Cougar Egg Hunt                               Night Hunters

2pm                 Red Panda Egg Hunt                         Red Panda Exhibit

2pm                Elephant Egg Smash                           Elephant Reserve
Easter BunnyVisitors can also experience the Zoo’s Special FX 4-D Theater. Shows include: Dino Island II: Escape from Dino Island, Extreme Log Ride and Coastal Predators: A 4-D Experience. Wind, bubbles and scent are just a few of the 4-D FX effects that create this amazing experience. The shows begin daily at 9:30 a.m. Show admission is $5 for Non-Zoo Members and $2 for Zoo Members. Tickets are available online.

Easter Celebration is FREE with regular Zoo admission.