Zoo is GLOWrious During PNC Festival of Lights

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Open Nightly Beginning November 23

CINCINNATI (October 23, 2012) – The Cincinnati Zoo is GLOWrious during the 30th Annual PNC Festival of Lights! While seeing over two-million LED lights strung throughout the Zoo, guests can also enjoy the NEW S’mores-N-More station, Madcap puppets in black-light, a NEW Wild Lights Show on Swan Lake, train rides and much more. The PNC Festival of Lights opens November 23 and glows through January 1, 2013 from 5 – 9 p.m. on Sundays through…

HallZOOween – October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, & 27-28

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Visit the Always Hairy and Never Scary at the Cincinnati Zoo!

Trick-or-treating has never been so wild! Don’t miss HallZOOween, presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28, from Noon – 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo & BOO-tanical Garden. Children (12 and under) can fill up their bag as they trick-or-treat through the Zoo. Help the Zoo Go Green and bring your own goodie bag. Along the way, you may encounter Pumpkin Pandemonium –…

Half Priced Admission & Parking 8/24 – 8/26

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Visitor Appreciation Days at the Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden wants to express gratitude to their visitors! As a “Thank You” to Hamilton County for their continued support, Zoo visitors of all ages can enjoy half price admission and parking to the world famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden during Visitor Appreciation Days, August 24, 25 & 26. The Zoo will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Visitors will be able to come face-to-face with…

Dads get in FREE on June 17!

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Come Celebrate Father’s Day at the Zoo

WHO: Dads get in for FREE on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden!

WHAT: With the kick of the Zoo’s summer season, families can now enjoy a variety of energetic shows and attractions throughout the park, in addition to the Zoo’s recently opened Galapagos tortoise exhibit! See birds soar overhead at the Great American Wings of Wonder Bird Show and…

100,000 Guests Arriving Early For Zoo Blooms!

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See the Zoo in Bloom NOW Due to Warmer Weather

CINCINNATI (March 20, 2012) – With the first day of spring feeling more like the first day of summer,  the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is expecting over 100,000 spring guests, early!  Zoo Blooms, dubbed “Tulip Mania”, is NOW sprouting and showcases more than 100,000 tulips and solidifies the Zoo’s standing as one of the largest tulip displays in the Midwest. Due to the mild winter and early warm…

2012 Barrows Conservation Lecture Series Speakers

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Order Your Tickets Online Now & Secure a Seat

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the 2012 speakers for the 20th annual Barrows Conservation Lecture Series. Once again, the prestigious lecture series will feature an exciting lineup of internationally acclaimed scientists, explorers and conservationists – including Sharon Matola, recipient of the 2012 Cincinnati Zoo Wildlife Conservation Award! Since 1993, the series has brought a slate of esteemed naturalists and scientists…

Lighting the Menorah 12/22

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Thursday, December 22 at 7:00 p.m.

WHO: The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will be celebrating the joys of Hanukah with the annual lighting of the Menorah. Representatives from the Congregation B’Nai Tikvah will be in attendance during the lighting ceremony.

WHAT: The lighting of the Menorah ceremony will take place at the Garden of Peace located next to the Wings of the World. This garden was donated by the Cincinnati Jewish Community and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati to…

Photo Contest Winner Announced

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We received so many great PNC Festival of Lights pho

to entries that we had to let our Facebook fans vote on our three favorites.  With 539 “likes” the little boy in lights won by a landslide!

Congratulations to Corrie Schaffeld who submitted this photo. Corrie will receive an original work of art by Klyde our Black Rhino! Thanks to everyone who submitted their photos. There were a lot of great ones…

Happy ZOO Year at the Cincinnati Zoo

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Enjoy a kid-friendly, Early Countdown Before the Ball Drops

Who:  Guests are invited to ring in the New Year at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. “Party Animals” of all ages invited to celebrate the 3rd annual Happy ZOO Year. This New Years bash will take place at the Zoo on Saturday, December 31 from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

New Years activities will include shows of…

29th Annual PNC Festival of Lights – November 25 – January 1

Cincinnati Zoo - Festival of Lights 2009

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is making spirits bright this holiday season with the tri-state’s longest running holiday tradition – the 29th Annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to over two-million LED lights strung throughout the Zoo, guests can also enjoy Madcap puppets in black-light, a NEW Wild Lights Show, train rides, rappin’ elves and so much more.

The PNC Festival of Lights opens November 25 and glows through January 1, 2012 from…