Tunes & Blooms See a collection of Cincinnati’s finest and most respected music veterans playing together in the Zoo’s beautiful gardens, for FREE! Why tip-toe through the tulips when you can rock the garden? On Thursdays during Tunes & Blooms admission is free after 5pm. Parking is $10. Music starts at 6pm. As a reminder NO outside alcohol is permitted to be brought inside the Zoo. Beer will be available for purchase. Bags will be inspected at the turnstiles before entering the Zoo. Guests can bring in their own chairs or blankets, but no umbrellas. Enjoy the Zoo Blooms while you’re here!