Cincinnati Zoo Kicks Off Tri-State’s Longest Running Holiday Tradition!


CINCINNATI – Enjoy the Tri-state’s longest running family holiday tradition during the 28th Annual PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo. See nearly two million LED lights, Madcap puppets in blacklight, an amazing Wild Lights Show, train rides, rappin’ elves and so much more. New this year, tap into adventure with the Happy Feet™ 4-D Experience playing at the Special FX 4-D Theater! PNC Festival of Lights opens November 26 and glows through January 2, 2011 from 5:00 –…

Cincinnati Zoo Invites You to Trick-or-Treat with the Animals

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CINCINNATI – Trick-or-treating has never been so much fun.  Don’t miss HallZOOween, presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, October 9-10, 16-17 & 23-24, from Noon – 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo & BOO-tanical Garden.  Children (12 and under) can fill up their goodie 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 – the Zoo’s animal version of trick-or-treating.

Your little monsters can…

Zoo Brew on Tap to Benefit Saving Species with Science

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CINCINNATI, OH - The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2010 A Toast to the Wild event series wraps up Thursday October 7th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. with Zoo Brew to benefit CREW “Saving Species with Science.” This is the fourth year for the beer tasting event, presented by Key Bank with beer provided by Sam Adams.

The Carl H. Lindner Jr. Family Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) was the first…

Zoofari SOLD OUT!


CINCINNATI –The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s annual black tie gala, Zoofari, has sold out for the first time in the event’s 28 year history. Presented by Great American Insurance Group, the event will be held Friday, September 24th, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo.

  An ever-changing theme keeps Zoofari – the Zoo’s major fund-raising event – the premier gala of Cincinnati’s social scene. In addition to the Presenting Sponsor, Great American Insurance Group, the Zoo would like…

A Black Tie Event That’s Actually Fun!


CINCINNATI – Experience a black-tie event that is actually fun during an evening of elegance, extraordinary style and excitement at the Cincinnati Zoo’s 28th annual Zoofari: Journey to the Land of Dragons, presented by Great American Insurance Group.  This special event will be held Friday, September 24th, beginning at 6 p.m.  An ever-changing theme keeps Zoofari – the Zoo’s major fund-raising event – the premier black tie gala of Cincinnati’s social scene.

“For more than 25 years, Zoofari has allowed…

Run Wild at the Cincinnati Zoo

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CINCINNATI –The Cincinnati Zoo invites you to Run Wild during the Cheetah Run 5K Run and Walk on Sunday, September 5, at 8 a.m. Everyone is invited to join the fun 3.1 mile/5 kilometer run through the beautiful Cincinnati Zoo.  The course features the Zoo’s beautiful gardens and exotic animal exhibits. 

The Cheetah run has a brand new course this year, beginning in the Vine Street Village area and winding its way through the Zoo. Also new this year, each…

Party for the Planet – An Earth Day Celebration!

CINCINNATI—Join the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden as we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day! Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of activities, including: tours of the new Go Green Garden OPENING April 23, tours of the Zoo’s LEED certified projects, animal demonstrations, and eco-friendly kids’ crafts.  Visitors will also be able to meet with Zoo staff that will speak on sustainable lifestyles including recycling, composting, energy conservation, alternate transportation, land stewardship, water conservation, green building, local…

Tulip Mania Has Struck at the Cincinnati Zoo!


CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will transform into a magnificent explosion of color when Zoo Blooms kicks off this April! With TEN THOUSAND more tulips than previous years, and as one of only two accredited botanical gardens in Ohio and one of the most visited public gardens in the United States, the Cincinnati Zoo offers one of the largest tulip displays in the Midwest featuring more than 90 thousand in a variety of colors!

In early April…

Zootini Kicks Off A Toast to the Wild Series at the Cincinnati Zoo


CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo’s A Toast to the Wild event series, presented by Key Bank, kicks off with an exciting event – Zootini! All proceeds will benefit the Zoo’s Lindner Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW)

Guests will be able to purchase A Toast to the Wild series packages which will guarantee tickets to Zootini, all three Wild about Wine events and Zoo Brew now through March 18! Visit the Event Calendar on our website,