January 2 – March 9, 2018

Enjoy half-price Zoo admission every day!

Every weekend, guests can watch penguins, polar bears, snow monkeys and even elephants enjoy the winter weather in their own way during a variety of animal enrichment activities.

Purchase tickets here!

New for 2018!

Purchase the Polar Pass to enjoy discounted admission, a 4-D Experience in our warm and cozy 4-D Special F-X Theater, and $5 of Zoo Bucks to spend anywhere in the Zoo! Ticket valid Saturdays and Sundays during Half-Price Days only. 

Bundle up and head to the Cincinnati Zoo this winter and save! Experience cooler prices and even cooler animals during Half-Price Days, with half-price Zoo admission every day and special animal encounters every Saturday & Sunday, January 2 through March 9. Plus, enjoy heated indoor animal exhibits throughout the park.

Due to construction on the Wings of the World, there will be no Penguin Parades this year.

Special Animal Encounters (weather permitting):

Chat Area Saturday Sunday
Sea Lion Treats Sea Lions 11:00am 11:00am
Elephant Fruit Ice Blocks Elephant Reserve 11:15am 11:15am
Snow Monkey Feeding Monkey Island 11:30am 11:30am
Polar Bear Fish Cicles Lords of the Arctic 12:45pm 12:45pm
Insect Encounter World of the Insect 1:00pm 1:00pm
Manatee Manatee Springs 1:30pm 1:30pm