Looking for an educational experience the whole family can enjoy together? Our fun, daytime programs, early bird and evening night hikes are sure to fill the bill.

Who can participate?

Open to all ages, unless noted otherwise. Children under the age of 18 months are free.

When are Family programs available?

Year round.

How much are Family programs?
  • See schedule for prices.
  • At least one adult must sign up and attend with each family registration.
Where do Family programs take place?

Most occur in the Harold C. Schott Education Center. Confirmation materials will be received once you have registered.

Questions? Contact us at (513) 559-7767 or email registrars@cincinnatizoo.org

Family Programs

Cost: Members – $8/Adult, $8/Child; Non-Members – $12/Adult, $12/Child

TopicDescriptionDates & Time
Hurray for Mom!
Learn More and Register May 7: 10:00-11:30 am
Hurray for Dad!Learn More and Register June 18: 10-11:30am
Family Night Hike: Hey Baby!Learn More and Register May 6, 13, 20 or 21: 6:30-8:pm
Family Night Hike: Land LoversLearn More and Register June 11, 25 or July 2: 6:30-8 pm
Family Night Hike: Water WondersLearn More and Register July 23, August 6 or 27: 6:30-8 pm

Family Overnights

Join the Zoo’s overnight program, Nocturnal Adventures, for special events designed for parents and children, ages 5 and up. Pitch your tent and camp out at the Zoo, sleep with manatees circling your feed, or sleep outside a tropical rainforest! Learn More>