When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Where: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
General Admission: $1, plus parking
Zoo Adventure Ticket: $10, plus parking
Time: 10 am – 6 pm

Early-Entry-Icon-150x150Note: Members and Zoo Adventure Ticket holders
may enter at 9am. 

 Attend this special event & support Learning Through Art Childhood Literacy Programs via Read to Me!

Online tickets for Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts Festival coming soon!

Thanks for joining us in 2016.  We had a record crowd of more than 23,000 people!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Admission to the Zoo really a $1?
Yes, admission to the Zoo is $1 for everyone on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 ONLY.  There are no additional discounts given that day.

You can also purchase a Zoo Adventure Ticket, including your admission, all day rides, and a 4D Theater Experience for only $10!

Tickets are available here.

Is parking still $10?
Yes, there is still a parking charge of $10 if you park in any of the Zoo parking lots. Please note: parking lots are filled very quickly. You may experience long delays to enter the Zoo and have difficulty finding parking because of the popularity of this event.

How long are the lines?
With the great weather forecast for Wednesday, expect lines and crowds at the Zoo that day.

General Zoo FAQ