Special Preview Night Schedule of Activities

5pm PNC Festival of Lights Open to Members, Media
6:15 pm Official Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa
6:30 pm Santa visits begin

Please note:

  • Only Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden members and their guests will be admitted after 3:00pm on 11/16
  • Members may purchase up to two (2) half-price tickets; no other tickets will be sold for Member Preview

Please keep in mind, a very popular event + a favorable weather forecast = a very busy Zoo. If possible, please arrive early and we will be ready in our Vine Street & Safari Camp parking lots to welcome you and your family!