2018 Best of Cincinnati© Reader’s Poll Results put Zoo on top

CINCINNATI, OH (March 28, 2018) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is among the winners of the CityBeat’s 2018 Best of Cincinnati© Reader’s Poll results!

Cincinnatians voted to determine the area’s best restaurants, bars, arts organizations, retail stores, services, parks, media personalities, sports teams, politicians, causes and urban experiences.

“We want to thank everyone who voted for the Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati loves their Zoo and Fiona, the world’s most popular hippo,” said Zoo Director Thane Maynard.  “Naming Fiona as the #1 Cincinnatian says a ton about the positive spotlight she’s shined on our Zoo and the city.”

Here are the categories where the Cincinnati Zoo came in on top:

#1 Instagram Account

#1 Kid Friendly Attraction

#1 Local News Story of 2017 (Fiona)

#1 Cincinnatian (Fiona)

#1 Place to take a Visitor

#1 Friend to the Environment

#1 Old Thing

#2 Do Gooder

Visit the Zoo to experience what the best in Cincinnati has to offer! During Zoo Blooms presented by Macy’s, experience 100,000 tulips in full bloom. While you’re here, stop by to see Fiona the baby hippo, or stick around for Tunes & Blooms, a free concert series on Thursday evenings in April. Stay connected! In keeping with the Zoo’s mission to get visitors #CloseEnoughtoCare, @CincinnatiZoo’s own Instagram feed includes educational information along with photos of animals and plants.